2015 Archives - Gates Family Foundation
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News: 2015


Rocky Mountain Preparatory School

$850,000 | Awarded: 2015

To assist Rocky Mountain Preparatory School with the development of three new pre-K to 5th grade elementary schools


Teach For America

$1,050,000 | Awarded: 2014

To support Teach for America’s work in Colorado


Palmer Land Trust

$125,000 | Awarded: 2015

To support BX Ranch as part of the the Southeast Colorado Focus Landscape Initiative  


Colorado Impact Fund

$3,600,000 | Awarded: 2015

An investment in a private equity fund that provides growth capital to Colorado companies that have potential to generate strong market returns, but also


Colorado Water Trust

$60,000 | Awarded: 2015

To undertake a feasibility analysis for the use of an Instream Flow Augmentation Plan for the Cache La Poudre River


RiversEdge West

$45,000 | Awarded: 2015

To support development of the Cross-Watershed Network (XWN) in Colorado, including organization outreach, data development and website functionality


Western Resource Advocates

$140,000 | Awarded: 2014

To document best practices for land use and water planning developed in the 2013 Front Range Land Use Leadership Academy, and to support local


The Nature Conservancy

$200,000 | Awarded: 2014

Toward the continued advancement of The Nature Conservancy’s freshwater program


National Forest Foundation

$150,000 | Awarded: 2014

To pilot the use of a federally approved “in lieu fee” program for wetland mitigation credits to support the restoration of over 250 acres