Bohemian Foundation in the news


700 homes in 5 years: Metro Denver homeownership initiative has raised $24 million to help low-income families

Denver Post | Dec 7, 2017

Several private foundations and nonprofits on Thursday gave a more than $24 million boost to an idea that has gained attention from Denver affordable-housing advocates as a promising way to put homeownership within reach for lower-income families in the metro area.
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Key to giving: Finding your passion

BizWest | Dec 1, 2017

Giving is a habit and a mindset, and the leaders of Give Next want to get youth motivated to give of their time and talent. Teachers, parents and the community can encourage philanthropic giving to embody the principles of Give Next, a yearlong program that teaches middle and high school students attending Thompson and Poudre schools about the grant-making process and the important roles nonprofits play in their communities.
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Featuring Global Programs Grantee Educate Girls: Helping girls to study rather than become child brides

BBC | Nov 28, 2017

Until you see it, it is difficult to conceive how much work many Rajasthani girls have to do before they go to school. For some, their chores take precedence and school is a last priority. But one organisation is pushing to encourage up to three million girls to see just how studying can change their lives forever.
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Creating Music Makers: How the Modern Band Initiative is Changing Kids’ Music Education

Colorado Parent | Oct 25, 2017

Music is a universal language, and has been present in every culture and in every time period. Even from the first time your child bangs on bowls and pans in the kitchen while warbling out a few words, being “musical” seems to be as human a feeling as hunger or love.
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Bohemian’s $6M gift creates Bryan Willson Presidential Chair

SOURCE | Oct 24, 2017

Colorado State University professor Bryan Willson arrived on the Fort Collins campus more than 25 years ago to teach design. His students, and a passion for energy research, led him on a journey of discovery to find cleaner and more efficient ways to power our world.
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