Life after CU: Catching up with Bruce and Marcy Benson

By Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff As individuals, they do amazing things - but as a pair, Bruce and Marcy Benson are absolutely unstoppable. During Bruce’s tenure as the President of the University of Colorado from 2008-2019, they tackled big changes together. “What impresses me most about Bruce and Marcy is their devotion [...]

2020-01-05T11:44:40-07:00November 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Life after CU: Catching up with Bruce and Marcy Benson

The new normal: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation reflects on 2018, looks ahead to 2019

By Gary Steuer The life of a private foundation traditionally does not change much from year to year. Change tends to happen incrementally and at a deliberate pace. But in the world of today, it is happening at an accelerated pace. At Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, the issues our grantees face are far different now [...]

2019-02-26T15:30:32-07:00February 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The new normal: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation reflects on 2018, looks ahead to 2019

Colorado’s Old-Fashioned Kindness: Catching up with 2012 Honoree Robert Tointon

By Erica Boniface When you hear of great community leaders, generous philanthropists and go-getters, you probably read about awards they earn and accolades hanging on their walls. But Colorado's Robert Tointon, 2012 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Awards Honoree, still practices good old-fashioned kindness. He doesn't seek attention for his giving and that became evidently clear when we recently [...]

2019-02-26T15:27:49-07:00February 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Colorado’s Old-Fashioned Kindness: Catching up with 2012 Honoree Robert Tointon