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Our Most Recent News Releases


Bohemian Foundation Awards More Than Half-Million Dollars to Local Organizations

FORT COLLINS, Colorado, April 8, 2019 – Bohemian Foundation today announced that it awarded $522,500 to 42 local organizations working to encourage and enable youth to thrive, empower individuals and families on the path toward economic stability, and strengthen our vibrant community. Bohemian Foundation awards Pharos Fund grants twice every year. Since its inception in 2001, Bohemian Foundation has awarded $19,384,190 in Pharos Fund grants to a variety of organizations serving the Fort Collins area.

Pharos Fund is a responsive grantmaking program of Bohemian Foundation that makes awards up to $30,000 to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and government units. A committee comprised of Bohemian Foundation board members and community reviewers selects grantees through a competitive application process.

Click here to view the full List of Spring 2019 Pharos Fund Recipients.

Bohemian Foundation will begin accepting applications for the next Pharos Fund round in August 2019. Visit BohemianFoundation.org for more information.

Bohemian Foundation is a private family foundation established in 2001. Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, Bohemian Foundation works to empower citizens and impact communities through its responsive grantmaking programs and special initiatives.

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Bohemian Foundation Seeks Muse Grant Applicants

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 3, 2019 – Bohemian Foundation today announced that applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2019 Muse grant round. Muse is a responsive, competitive grant program offered by Bohemian Foundation’s Music Programs.

Muse provides support to organizations that have popular contemporary music as their primary focus, or that have a program that centers on popular contemporary music. Through Muse, Bohemian Foundation makes awards of up to $20,000 to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving Larimer and Weld Counties. Applications are accepted twice per year. Funding requests must align primarily with one of Bohemian Foundation’s Music Programs goals: to provide youth with encouragement and opportunities to express themselves through music; to help musicians and music-related businesses grow and develop; and to increase performances of live music.

Bohemian Foundation will accept applications until 11:59 p.m. on April 24.

For more information or to apply for a grant, visit Bohemian Foundation’s website at bohemianfoundation.org/music-programs/muse.

About Bohemian Foundation

Bohemian Foundation is a private family foundation established in 2001. Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, Bohemian Foundation works to empower citizens and impact communities through its responsive grantmaking programs and special initiatives.

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Dozens of Fort Collins Organizations and Businesses Will Offer Free Services to Individuals and Families at Project Homeless Connect.

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 1, 2019 – Fort Collins’ annual Project Homeless Connect is scheduled to take place on April 12, 8 a.m.-noon. Project Homeless Connect is a one-day, one-stop event that offers a range of free services to hundreds of individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness.

Project Homeless Connect will take place at Northside Aztlan Community Center, 112 Willow St. A free breakfast will be available beginning at 8 a.m. and a free lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nearly 40 local nonprofits, government agencies and businesses will provide on-site services. Bohemian Foundation, Homeward Alliance, Outreach Fort Collins and Colorado State University Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLiCE) co-produce the event with support from United Way of Larimer County and the City of Fort Collins Recreation Department.

Free services this year will include basic car inspection; bike repair; medical screenings; basic dental screenings for adults and children; eye exams; family photos; haircuts; housing information; veterans’ services; ID and legal services; employment services; counseling; government benefits; child care and children’s activities; bus passes; massages; toiletry packages; pet health care and pet food.

During the event, each participant is paired one-to-one with a volunteer who helps the participant navigate the variety of services available. Last year, SLiCE recruited nearly 400 CSU students and Fort Collins community members to volunteer.

About Project Homeless Connect

The Project Homeless Connect concept originated in San Francisco in 2004. In 2005, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness launched the National Project Homeless Connect Partnership. Since 2008, more than 200 cities across the U.S., Canada and Australia have adopted the initiative. Fort Collins welcomed its first Project Homeless Connect in 2010. Since then, nearly 5,000 individuals and families experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness have attended the event.

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Bohemian Foundation Announces Workshops For Muse Grant Program

FORT COLLINS, Colo., February 21, 2019 – Bohemian Foundation invites nonprofits to attend hands-on workshops to discuss Muse, a responsive, competitive grant program offered by Bohemian Foundation’s Music Programs.

Muse provides support to organizations that have popular contemporary music as their primary focus, or that have a program that centers on popular contemporary music. Through Muse, Bohemian Foundation makes awards of up to $20,000 to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving Larimer and Weld Counties. Applications are accepted twice per year. Funding requests must align primarily with one of Bohemian Foundation’s Music Programs goals: to provide youth with encouragement and opportunities to express themselves through music; to help musicians and music-related businesses grow and develop; and to increase performances of live music.

During these workshop sessions, held in Fort Collins and Loveland, nonprofit participants will join Bohemian Foundation’s Music Programs staff to discuss Muse program requirements and ways to tell meaningful stories about music-related work. Music Programs staff also will discuss the important elements of a Muse grant application. During the sessions, participants will break into small, staff-facilitated groups.

Dates, times and locations of Muse workshops are listed below. Each Muse workshop will cover the same content, so please register for only one. Bohemian Foundation will begin accepting Muse applications April 3. For more information, visit bohemianfoundation.org/music-programs/muse/application-assistance.

March 12, 4-5:30 p.m.

Music District
639 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Register for the Fort Collins workshop.

March 19, 4-5:30 p.m.

Rialto Theater Center
228 E. 4th St.
Loveland, CO 80537

Register for the Loveland workshop.

March 27, 5-6:30 p.m.

Bohemian Foundation
240 E. Mountain Ave.
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Register for the Fort Collins workshop.

About Bohemian Foundation:

Bohemian Foundation is a private family foundation established in 2001. Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, Bohemian Foundation works to empower citizens and impact communities through its responsive grantmaking programs and special initiatives.

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