2022 Archives - Gates Family Foundation

News: 2022


University of Denver

$120,000 | Awarded: 2021

To evaluate recipients of awards from the Governor’s $41 million Response, Innovation, and Student Equity Education (RISE) fund.


DSST Public Schools

$150,000 | Awarded: 2021

To purchase and renovate a facility in far northeast Denver to accommodate a Denver School of Science and Technology middle school and high school


Enterprise Community Partners Inc.

$80,000 | Awarded: 2021

To support ongoing policy, advocacy, and community coalition building work to increase affordable housing in Colorado.



$100,000 | Awarded: 2021

To support the continued operation of Chalkbeat Colorado, an online education news service.


Salo Sciences

$100,000 | Awarded: 2021

For the buildout of mapping tools and technologies, to support the development of data-driven land management strategies that increase wildfire resilience—for forests and communities—enabling


Avesta Capital LLC

$50,000 | Awarded: 2021

To develop the LaunchPad concept to cultivate an ecosystem of impact-oriented startups in Colorado


Fax Partnership (The)

$60,000 | Awarded: 2021

To advance small business preservation and affordable housing along the East Colfax Avenue corridor