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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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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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Bohemian Foundation gives $1.5 million to Food Bank for Larimer County

Fort Collins Coloradoan | Oct 20, 2017

The Bohemian Foundation is giving $1.5 million to the Food Bank for Larimer County to go toward its purchase of a food distribution facility
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Give Next: middle schoolers learning about the importance of giving

North Forty News | May 15, 2017

Wellington Middle School will be entering the summer months with a new perspective on the meaning and importance of charitable giving.
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Bohemian awards $510,000 to nonprofits

Coloradoan | May 11, 2017

Bohemian Foundation Community Programs announced its awarding of $510,000 to 32 local nonprofits through its Pharos Fund program.
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Bohemian Foundation awards $500K to local nonprofits

North Forty News | May 10, 2017

Bohemian Foundation announced May 9 that it awarded $510,000 to 32 local nonprofits working to encourage and enable youth to thrive, empower individuals and families on the path toward economic stability and strengthen our vibrant Fort Collins community.
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Painted pianos return to Fort Collins this week

Coloradoan | May 8, 2017

As the year beats on, 13 donated pianos will be rolled to their outdoor locations as part of Piano About Town, a project that pairs a piano with an artist or artist group. From there, paint will fly as each artist makes their piano design come to life.
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Pianos About Town is Seeking Artists

Scene Magazine | January 26, 2017

Have you ever walked around and caught a glimpse of the colorful painted pianos around Old Town? Pianos About Town, an interactive public art program in Fort Collins, is seeking artists or artist teams to paint or decorate pianos for 2017.
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Piano Man Keeps Fort Collins' Outdoor Pianos In Tune

KUNC | January 19, 2017

Bob Otterman isn’t a fan of the cold. “I’m not sure I’m built to be out in the weather,” Otterman said. “That’s why I learned to tune pianos in the first place. It’s nice indoor work, usually.”
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Bohemian Foundation seeks grant applicants

North Forty News | December 22, 2016

Bohemian Foundation’s Pharos Fund is accepting applications for the spring 2017 grant round. The Pharos Fund is a responsive grantmaking initiative of Bohemian Foundation’s Community Programs. Bohemian Foundation is a private family foundation based in Fort Collins.
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The Colorado Music Strategy Is a Reason to Be Thankful for the Local Scene

Westword | November 23, 2016

At the end of October, Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) and the Bohemian Foundation, a Fort Collins organization that funds music and youth programs, announced a partnership intended to advance the status of Colorado music. To do this, the two foundations are introducing what they call the Colorado Music Strategy (COMS), a plan to support music-industry endeavors throughout the state.
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Jesse Elliott Named as Director of the Bohemian Foundation Music District

Scene magazine | May 16, 2016

Bohemian Foundation today announced it has named Jesse Elliott as director of the new Music District LLC, a Fort Collins music hub designed for musicians and music-related businesses. Elliott will lead the Music District staff and will be responsible for all operational aspects of the Music District, including overall management, programming and community relations. Elliott will begin work as director today in preparation for the Music District’s opening in September.
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Project Homeless Connect coming April 8

Fort Collins Coloradoan | April 1, 2016

Nearly 60 agencies and businesses will unite Friday, April 8 to provide free services to people facing homelessness in the Fort Collins area. Project Homeless Connect serves hundreds of people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Services include basic car inspection, bike repair, medical and dental screenings, eye exams, family photos, haircuts,pet care, ID and legal services and more.
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Temple Grandin’s Resume Just Got Another Accolade: A Tribute Piano

KUNC | March 23, 2016

She’s been the subject of books, interviews, speeches, even an HBO film starring Claire Danes. Her office is full of awards. Now, arguably Fort Collins’ most well-known resident, Temple Grandin, is the inspiration for a piano.
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Three CSU programs receive 2016 Bohemian Foundation grants

Rocky Mountain Collegian | January 28, 2016

The Bohemian Foundation is a privately-owned family foundation that gives grants to local programs with special initiatives. This year, three Colorado State University programs were awarded grants ranging from $10,000 – 20,000 to use for their causes as they please.
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Out of the Box - Pianos About Town

City of Fort Collins, Ch. 14 | December 28, 2015

A look at an innovative art project blending visual and musical art forms in public places within the city of Fort Collins.
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Bohemian Foundation awards $500,500 to 33 area nonprofits

BizWest | December 18, 2015

The Bohemian Foundation has awarded $500,500 to 33 local nonprofit groups through its Pharos Fund...
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