Committed to Colorado

Working with partners and communities across the state to address long-term quality of life challenges and opportunities.

What’s New

Presenting a deeper look into the Gates Family Foundation:

Our new website aims to bring you closer to our staff, projects, and partners.

See Our Impact

“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

Colorado Voices: Building the Next Generation of School Leaders

Colorado Voices: Building the Next Generation of School Leaders

"It is a myth to believe that there are not people of color -- or women -- who want to open a school."

Colorado Voters Approve $1 Billion In Local Funding For the Outdoors

Colorado Voters Approve $1 Billion In Local Funding For the Outdoors

In an election where not a single statewide initiative passed, taxes for land, water, and parks were popular with local voters.

Congratulations to the 2019 Gates Family Foundation Public Leadership Fellows

Congratulations to the 2019 Gates Family Foundation Public Leadership Fellows

Seven civic leaders from across Colorado have been selected to attend a three-week program at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy ...