NEWS AND PRESS

  By Amy DiPierro BusinessDen Twenty-three years ago, Katie Kramer received a full-ride scholarship from Colorado nonprofit the Boettcher Foundation. Now she’s in charge of handing them out. On Sunday, Kramer was named the next executive director and president of the Denver-based Boettcher Foundation. As the fifth person to lead...
By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post The Boettchers, like other titanic Colorado business families, funneled their hard-won wealth into a family foundation. Their foundation is best known for providing more than 2,400 promising high school students full-ride scholarships to Colorado colleges and universities since 1952. That investment has now come...
To our community, We are writing today because we want you to be among the first to know about an exciting step in the Boettcher Foundation’s history. The board of trustees of the Boettcher Foundation recently approved a succession plan under which Katie Kramer, currently vice president...
This past summer, the Boettcher Foundation launched a “collaboration grant” program that paired 12 Boettcher Scholars with Boettcher Investigators at Colorado institutions. The students had the opportunity to assist with research, while the Boettcher Investigators benefitted from having highly skilled and dedicated students in their...
Paige Claassen, a 2008 Boettcher Scholar and University of Colorado Boulder graduate, transformed her passion for rock climbing into a profession, an opportunity to support local communities and a way to give back to a Colorado nonprofit. As an athlete sponsored by outdoor brands like Marmot...
Downtown Denver transformed into a festival of cultures and ideas when delegates from the United States, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Cuba convened during the 2015 Biennial of the Americas in July. In 2007, Boettcher Foundation helped establish this festival of ideas as a signature event...
Though the Boettcher Foundation primarily supports nonprofits through capital grants, it also values having its employees contribute to the community through service. Because of that shared service ethic, the staff rallied together to assist Project Angel Heart in its pursuit of making a difference in...