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Global Programs Grantees Featured in Freethink film

Freethink | Sept. 19, 2019

Four of Bohemian Foundation’s global grantees are featured in a new film by Freethink that celebrates the community health worker movement and the critical role community health workers play bringing healthcare to the people. The four grantees, Last Mile Health, Living Goods, Lwala and Medic Mobile are also members of the Community Health Impact Coalition, a five-year quality initiative to catalyze the adoption of high-impact community health systems design.
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Program Teaches Philanthropy

Loveland Reporter-Herald | June 12, 2019

More than 400 middle and high school students from Thompson and Poudre school districts awarded just over $100,000 in grants to several community nonprofits recently through the Give Next initiative.
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The man who keeps Fort Collins' painted pianos in perfect tune is retiring

Fort Collins Coloradoan | May 31, 2019

There's a secret message left in the painted piano outside Fort Collins' Old Town Library. You can find it just under the lip of the upright piano's top panel, which Bob Ottermann delicately unscrewed and removed Thursday morning, revealing a network of steel strings, wooden hammers, piano innards and the message.
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Teaching Tree Lands Bohemian Grant

BizWest | April 19, 2019

Bohemian Foundation awarded a $100,000 grant to Teaching Tree Early Childhood Learning Center to support the expansion of its child-care center in Fort Collins. The gift advances a campaign that will allow Teaching Tree to more than double its licensed capacity, from 101 to 215 children, and more than double its space, from six to 12 classrooms.
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Project Homeless Connect returning April 12

Fort Collins Coloradoan | April 1, 2019

Those experiencing or at risk of homelessness can get extra help from dozens of Fort Collins organizations and businesses during Project Homeless Connect on April 12. The "one-day, one-stop" event, scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon at Northside Aztlan Community Center, 112 Willow St., will feature a range of free services, with each participant paired with a volunteer who will help them navigate Project Homeless Connect.
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Women of Distinction: Cheryl Zimlich, executive director, Bohemian Foundation

Biz West | March 28, 2019

A typical day for Cheryl Zimlich, the Fort Collins-based Bohemian Foundation’s executive director, is filled with meetings. The result of each one of those meetings has the potential to make a great impact on Northern Colorado.
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Supporting NoCo music to the tune of $250,000

North Forty News | March 3, 2019

Music has the power to strengthen community; and so, too, do the nonprofits of Northern Colorado. Bohemian Foundation’s Music Programs aims to support both through Muse, a grant program that has awarded more than $235,000 to nonprofits since launching in 2017. Muse grant recipients each have popular contemporary music at the core of their organization or program.
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Bohemian Foundation Offers Workshops for Muse Grant Program

Biz West | February 22, 2019

Bohemian Foundation will host a series of workshops to inform local nonprofit organizations about grant opportunities that may be available as part of the foundation’s Muse program.
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Bohemian Foundation Awards $540K to Local Organizations

NOCO Style | December 5, 2018

Bohemian Foundation today announced that it awarded $540,000 to 37 local organizations…
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Bohemian Foundation awards $75K in music grants

Biz West | November 19, 2018

The Fort Collins-based Bohemian Foundation has awarded nearly $75,000 to nine organizations…
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Food Bank for Larimer County opens new Loveland warehouse

Loveland Reporter-Herald | June 12, 2018

The Food Bank for Larimer County anticipates distributing 9.2 million pounds of food…
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Featuring Global Programs Grantee: VisionSpring

The New York Times | May 5, 2018

A Simple Way to Improve a Billion Lives: Eyeglasses
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Understanding the Muse Musical Grant Program with Bryce Merrill

The New Scene Magazine | March 26, 2018

The thriving music scene of Northern Colorado is receiving further support from...
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Featuring Global Programs Grantee: Muso

Forbes | March 12, 2018

Backed By A Band Of Philanthropists, Nonprofit Makes Dramatic Progress In Reducing Childhood Deaths.
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Featuring Pharos Fund Grantee Wellington Middle School: Wellington Middle School lives up to Green Ribbon standards

North Forty News | Feb 9, 2018

School counselor William Peisner at Wellington Middle School (WMS) says faculty and students have always been proud that they were the first school in the district—and one of the first in the nation—to be awarded National Green Ribbon status by the U.S. Department of Education in 2012.
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Featuring Global Programs Grantee Living Goods: Does Mobile Technology Hold the Key to Conquering the "Last Mile" in Global Health?

Inside Philanthrophy | Feb 5, 2018

The World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO) estimate that at least half of the world’s 7.6 billion do not have access to essential health services. A key part of this problem is the lack of doctors or healthcare facilities in impoverished and remote places.
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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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