NEWS AND PRESS

By Ruthie Lestikow In the last eight months I have struggled more with my personal identity than in the previous four decades combined.  As International Women’s Day approaches, and in the midst of Women's History Month, I found it fitting to try and put some of...
DENVER, January 27, 2022 — The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees is delighted to announce its new slate of officers for the year. Officers for 2022 are: Chair – Tony Frank, chancellor, Colorado State University system; Chair-elect – Gregory L. Moore, editor-in-chief, Deke Digital Secretary –...
DENVER, Jan. 25, 2022 — With its 2021 grantmaking completed, the Boettcher Foundation has surpassed more than $400 million in historical philanthropic giving over its 84-year history. The Foundation’s 2021 grantees included organizations leading transformational initiatives, connecting communities through infrastructure or programming, and others increasing leadership...
Shari Williams President Leadership Program of the Rockies How have your years working in public policy, strategic planning, consulting, and local and national campaigns shaped your approach to leading the Leadership Program of the Rockies? Decades of involvement in public policy, and election campaigns, convinced me that electing...
Janice Sinden President & CEO Denver Center for Performing Arts How have your years of public service, most recently as Chief of Staff for Mayor Hancock, shaped your approach to leading the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA)? For me, the most fulfilling work is in the...
The Best Part of My Day By José Martinez, 2003 Boettcher Scholar and outgoing Alumni Board member A few weeks ago, my eldest daughter Penelope shared an interesting story with me on the way home from school. She told me that three students in her first grade...