NEWS AND PRESS

2014 was a year of beginnings as the Boettcher Foundation launched new initiatives, strengthened existing efforts and embarked on an exciting process of planning for the future. ...
The smallest things can make a big difference, and Boettcher Scholar Suzy Luff is proving that every day. Suzy, a junior at the University of Denver, is the founder of Hats 4 Hope—a Colorado nonprofit that provides hand-knit hats for premature newborns who are too small...
Youth on Record is a Denver-based nonprofit founded by members of the band Flobots. The innovative nonprofit celebrated the grand opening of its Youth Media Studio, located in the Mariposa community in Denver, in the spring of 2015. Youth on Record has developed a curriculum that...
December 4, 2014 — Eighteen Colorado nonprofits focused on social services programming have been awarded a combined $770,000 from the Boettcher Foundation to support capital campaigns. “The Boettcher Foundation is honored to support the organizations that are making a difference in the lives of Coloradans,” said...
August 7, 2014 — The Boettcher Foundation has selected 20 Colorado nonprofits for grant funding toward community enrichment projects in the state. The projects will be awarded a total of $815,000 in support of capital projects. “From shared community spaces and historic preservation to game-changing...
July 15, 2014 — The Boettcher Foundation has hired Marisa Pooley as its Minds Initiative Fellow. Pooley will support the Foundation’s new initiative to promote relationships and engagement among Boettcher Scholars, Boettcher Teachers, Boettcher Investigators and the Boettcher Foundation Staff and Trustees for the purpose of further...
Levitt Pavilion Denver is an exciting project that has the potential to reshape a neighborhood and provide cultural opportunities in an underserved community. Friends of Levitt Pavilion Denver is a partnership between the City of Denver and the national nonprofit Levitt Pavilions. The group is currently...
The giant red heart painted on the exterior of the old Crawford school isn’t just for decoration. It’s a symbol of how locals view the 1913 structure that has come to be known as the “heart of the community.” The Western Slope town of Crawford and...