What Nonprofits Should Know About the Aspen Community Foundation’s Local Giving in Colorado

What Nonprofits Should Know About the Aspen Community Foundation’s Local Giving in Colorado

Over a dozen community foundations focus on specific geographic regions in Colorado. One such group, the Aspen Community Foundation, addresses needs of working-class families and children in a region known for vast wealth disparities.

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How Did This Public University Off the Beaten Path Score a Huge Gift for STEM?

How Did This Public University Off the Beaten Path Score a Huge Gift for STEM?

The largest gift in Western State Colorado University’s history looks to boost access to STEM education in a fast-growing part of the country where demand for the skill set is inordinately high.

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Anschutz: With a Historic Mega-Gift, a Publicity-Shy Billionaire Inches Into the Spotlight

Anschutz: With a Historic Mega-Gift, a Publicity-Shy Billionaire Inches Into the Spotlight

For decades, Philip Anschutz's extensive giving has unfolded below the radar. Now, tapping a $12.5 billion fortune, he’s stepping things up—and stepping out publicly, including with a $120 million gift to the University of Colorado.

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Why Is This Health Foundation Backing Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses?

Why Is This Health Foundation Backing Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses?

As health funders move upstream to address the underlying drivers of health disparities, they’re broadening their strategies. The latest example: A $2.75 million grant to boost rural and minority small business owners in Colorado.

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