Daniels Fund

Honoring Bill Daniels' direction to make life better for the people
and communities of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

Impact of the Daniels Fund

Historical Impact
Inception in 2000 through 2016

Click or hover on a state below to see impact by state

Overall Impact
Daniels Fund Grants Program $536,145,195
Daniels Fund Scholarship Program
Daniels Scholarship Program $154,550,840
Boundless Opportunity Scholarships $14,821,952
Total Scholarships $169,372,792
Total Grants and Scholarships $705,517,987

Annual Funding Allocations
by Program

Funding allocations chart

Grants Program

Scholarship Program

Grants Program
Geographic Funding Allocations

Grants geographic allocation chart

Grants Paid by Funding Area
  Inception in 2000
through 2016
Aging $37,492,875
Amateur Sports 33,811,897
Disabilities 24,809,966
Drug & Alcohol Addiction 38,738,040
Early Childhood Education 40,685,052
Homeless & Disadvantaged 91,636,727
K-12 Education Reform 102,198,059
Youth Development 100,747,432
Ethics & Integrity in Education  
(Includes Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative) 27,038,682
Multiple Funding Areas 11,774,565
Support for Young Americans Bank 27,211,900
Total Grants $536,145,195

Scholarship Program
Geographic Funding Allocations

Scholarship geographic allociation chart

Daniels Scholarship Program Facts
  • Daniels Scholars selected since 2000: 3,483
  • Daniels Scholars selected each year: 230 (approximate)
  • Graduated Daniels Scholars (Alumni): 1,742
  • Daniels Scholars have attended more than 400 colleges and universities in 49 states, and approximately 67% attend schools in our four-state region
  • At any given time, roughly 1,000 Daniels Scholars attend colleges and universities across the United States