2018 Archives - Gates Family Foundation

News: 2018


Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust

$40,000 | Awarded: 2018

An operating grant, in support of the organization’s large-scale conservation work in the San Luis Valley Focus Landscape


National Western Stock Show

$250,000 | Awarded: 2018

In honor of Don Elliman’s service to the Gates Family Foundation to support construction of the new National Western Center


Central Colorado Conservancy

$63,158 | Awarded: 2018

To support People for Chaffee County and the development of the Chaffee County Community Conservation Exchange program


Sonoran Institute

$100,000 | Awarded: 2018

To support Sonoran Institute’s continued leadership to tackle a State Water Plan implementation priority in partnership with the Colorado Water Conservation Board and local


CityCraft Foundation

$42,000 | Awarded: 2018

To advance and accelerate the goals of the Sun Valley Food Access Collaborative in order to capture food-related economic opportunities emerging during the redevelopment


River Network

$200,000 | Awarded: 2018

To support River Network’s continued leadershipto further the implementation of one of Colorado’s Water Plan priorities, and its strategic and creative approach to working



$150,000 | Awarded: 2018

To support outreach and pre-development planning activities at the Space to Create sites in Trinidad, Ridgway, and Paonia


Colorado Industrial Areas Foundation

$30,250 | Awarded: 2018

To implement a community organizing strategy, focused initially on the improvement of Adams 14 School District in Commerce City