Committed to ColoradoWorking with partners and communities across the state to address long-term quality of life challenges and opportunities.
GATES GRANTEES AND PARTNERS: April 4 is the first deadline to apply for up to $25,000 from the state’s COVID-19 Relief Fund, administered by Mile High United Way; additional deadlines will be April 18, May 2, May 16, and May 30. Gates has committed $250,000. Learn more.
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We use creative philanthropy to maximize our impact on the core quality of life challenges facing Colorado.
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“Throw your hat across the creek.”
The Gates Family Foundation is committed to Colorado. We’re working with partners across the state to address Colorado’s most daunting challenges.
Learn more about our vision, our work, and our strategies in this three-minute video.
Foundation News and Insights
Gates partnered with The Civic Canopy and Wend Ventures to support local groups in Alamosa, Cañon City, and Durango to advance big ...
Applications are due February 27 for the first round, which will award up to $2.5 million to 6-12 projects statewide.