NEWS AND PRESS

University of Denver student named Student Leader of the Year
 Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation  DENVER—University of Denver senior Neda Kikhia was named Colorado Leadership Alliance (CLA) 2016 Student Leader of the Year at the CLA Summit on Saturday at University of Colorado Denver. The award is given by the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation and...
Boettcher Foundation Press Release
Scholars help Iraqi youth “fail better”
A group of students from Iraq got a unique lesson in entrepreneurship and risk-taking when they visited Denver, thanks to a connection forged by a pair of Boettcher Scholars. Gergana Kostadinova and Kara Penn got to know one another through their involvement in the Boettcher Alumni...
Boettcher Foundation Press Release
Boettcher Teacher grateful to learn ropes from Boettcher Scholar
Sam Bowersox-Daly got a double-dose of Boettcher during one of his earliest assignments in the Boettcher Teacher Residency. Sam, a 2010 graduate of Colorado State University, was selected for the Boettcher Teacher Residency following five years with The Global Livingston Institute and Apple Inc. He is...
BusinessDen: Grant nonprofit taps new director
  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...
Denver Post: Katie Kramer will head the Boettcher Foundation
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...
Boettcher Foundation Press Release
Executive leadership announcement from the board of trustees
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...
Boettcher Foundation Press Release
Collaboration grants allow scholars to research alongside investigators
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...
Boettcher Foundation Press Release
Scholar scales new heights, becomes board volunteer
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...