Arts & Culture and Children & Youth Grantees

We would like to congratulate and recognize the following nonprofit agencies who recently received grants in recognition of their dedication to Arts & Culture and Children & Youth:

Thank you to the following agencies for sending these photos! Art Students League of Denver (photo 1); Butterfly Pavilion (photo 2); Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) (photo 3); and Special Olympics Colorado (photo 4).

Congratulations to Reach Out and Read Colorado

Congratulations to Reach Out and Read Colorado for their great work in promoting literacy to the youth in our community. We were proud to recognize their $5,000 grant on March 7, 2016 at The Denver Post Pen & Podium Lecture Series featuring bestselling author, Bill Bryson.
Pictured from left to right: Megan Wilson, executive director of Reach Out and Read Colorado; author Bill Bryson; and Tracy Ulmer, executive director of The Denver Post Community Foundation.

Congratulations to Book Trust!

Congratulations to  Book Trust for their great work promoting literacy to the youth in our community. We were proud to recognize their $5,000 grant on February 1, 2016 at The Denver Post Pen & Podium Lecture Series featuring bestselling author, Meg Wolitzer.
Pictured from left to right: Tracy Ulmer, executive director, Denver Post Community Foundation; Meg Wolitzer, author; and Amy Friedman, president & CEO, Book Trust.    

America SCORES Denver

We were so proud to recognize the meaningful work of America SCORES Denver and to present them with a $5,000 grant backstage at Pen & Podium. Pictured below are program director, Kathleen Allen; and executive director, Brandon Blew from America SCORES Denver; with author Zadie Smith; executive director, Tracy Ulmer and manager of marketing, development and communications, Stacy Schafer from The Denver Post Community Foundation.

Bright by Three

Congratulations to Bright by Three for their $5,000 grant presented at Denver Post Pen & Podium on Nov. 16, 2015. Pictured: Tracy Ulmer, Denver Post Community Foundation; James McBride, featured author; and Jean McSpadden, Jared Wigdor, and Alex Hellrung from Bright by Three.

Congratulations!

The Malala Fund

The Western Union Foundation joined The Denver Post Community Foundation in presenting a grant in the amount of $20,000 to The Malala Fund to further their great efforts. Malala Yousafzai was a featured speaker for The Denver Post Unique Lives and Experiences in June.

(Pictured from left to right are: Hikmet Ersek, CEO of Western Union; Ziauddin Yousafzai, Malala’s Father; Patrick Gaston, President of the Western Union Foundation; Malala Yousafzai; Tracy Ulmer, Executive Director of the Denver Post Community Foundation; and Luella Chavez D’Angelo, Chief Communications Officer of Western Union.)