A handful of organizations give out Thanksgiving dinners, a Boston-based group moves into Denver, and several companies kick off holiday giving campaigns.
Run by the Community First Foundation, the philanthropy event broke last year’s record by $2 million.
Denver voters in November approved the arts and culture section of GO Bond funding for locally based organizations and projects.
A Denver-based organization spent $12 million to own a building and move its headquarters into the top floor.
A contemporary art museum lands a $5 million donation, a local organization raises funds for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, and a group plans a bridge between Globeville and RiNo.
Denver’s art museum and zoo both announce new exhibits, AT&T plans a community service project, and a South Dakota nonprofit establishes its local presence.
Construction crews can get back to work this week on a new public works building after a 66 million-year-old dinosaur was exhumed from the dirt.
BusinessDen is starting a new monthly roundup of statewide nonprofit news. In this edition, the Colorado Symphony receives a $75,000 grant and the Boettcher Foundation dishes out $690,000 to 15 organizations. To get your news in our roundup, please email Kailyn@BusinessDen.com.
The nonprofit held its first State of Zoo event, reporting that it spent $48 million on operations last year and employed 530 full-time staff.
The days of staffers working out of closets will end as the nonprofit nears completion of a $4 million capital campaign.