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Our Most Recent News Releases


Bohemian Foundation Seeks Muse Grant Applicants

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 6, 2018 – Bohemian Foundation today announced that applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2018 Muse grant round. Muse is a responsive, competitive grant program offered by Bohemian Foundation’s Music Programs.

Muse, established in 2017, provides support to organizations that have music as their primary focus, or that have a music-centered program. 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 contemporary music.

Bohemian Foundation will accept applications until 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 27.

For more information or to apply for a grant, visit bohemianfoundation.org/music-programs/muse/how-to-apply.

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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Bohemian Foundation Announces Workshops For Muse Grant Program

FORT COLLINS, Colorado, August 3, 2018 – 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, established in 2017, provides support to organizations that have music as their primary focus, or that have a music-centered program. 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 with one or more 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 contemporary music.

During these workshop sessions, held in Fort Collins and Greeley, 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 Sept. 6. For more information, visit bohemianfoundation.org/music-programs/muse/application-assistance.

Aug. 14, 5-6:30 p.m.

Zoe's Cafe & Events

715 10th St.

Greeley, Colorado 80631

Register for the Greeley workshop here.

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

Music District

639 S. College Ave.

Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Register for the Fort Collins workshop here.

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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Bohemian Foundation Seeks Pharos Fund Grant Applicants for Fall 2018 Grant Round

What: Bohemian Foundation today announced that Pharos Fund is now accepting applications for Fall 2018. Pharos Fund is a responsive grantmaking initiative of Bohemian Foundation’s Community Programs. Bohemian Foundation is a private family foundation based in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Who: Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization or a governmental unit serving a charitable purpose. Private foundations, type III non-functionally-integrated supporting organizations, and programs and projects under fiscal sponsorship are ineligible to apply to Pharos Fund.

Applicants do not need to be headquartered in Fort Collins to receive funding. However, applicants must serve clients within the Poudre School District boundary or have a direct impact on individuals in the grantmaking area.

When: Bohemian Foundation will accept applications until 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 6.

Where: To apply for a grant, visit bohemianfoundation.org/pharos-apply

Applicants may apply for the following types of support: program support, general operating support or project support.

Pharos Fund grant applications are considered twice per year, once in the spring and once in the fall.

Applicants may request any funding amount up to $30,000 per application.

For more information, visit www.bohemianfoundation.org, call 970-221-2636 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Bohemian Foundation Awards More Than $90K For Music-Related Activities and Organizations

FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 28, 2018 – Bohemian Foundation today announced that it awarded more than $90,000 to 13 local organizations working to strengthen community through music. Bohemian Foundation awards Muse grants twice every year; the first-ever grant cycle in Fall 2017 awarded $69,217 to six organizations serving the Fort Collins area.

“We are inspired by the ways our grantees bring together the Northern Colorado community through music,” said Tom Scharf, Bohemian Foundation’s Chief Music Officer. “Their missions connect people of all ages and musical experiences. It’s an honor to support our grantees’ work in the community through Muse.”

Muse is a music-specific responsive grantmaking program of Bohemian Foundation that makes awards up to $20,000 to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving Larimer and Weld Counties. Funding requests must align with one or more 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 contemporary music.

Click here to view the full list of Spring 2018 Muse recipients.

Bohemian Foundation will begin accepting applications for Muse grants again in September 2018. 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 grant making programs and special initiatives.

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