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 2015

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

Overall Impact
Daniels Fund Grants Program $494,779,005
Daniels Fund Scholarship Program
Daniels Scholarship Program $138,121,734
Boundless Opportunity Scholarships $13,846,452
Total Scholarships $151,968,186
Total Grants and Scholarships $646,747,191

Annual Funding Allocations
by Program

Grants Program

Scholarship Program

Grants Program
Geographic Funding Allocations

Grants Paid by Funding Area
  Inception in 2000
through 2015
Aging $33,603,913
Alcoholism & Substance Abuse 36,396,541
Amateur Sports 29,384,794
Disabilities 22,190,916
Early Childhood Education 37,189,927
Homeless & Disadvantaged 86,815,684
K-12 Education Reform 94,172,000
Youth Development 94,748,772
Ethics & Integrity in Education  
(Includes Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative) 23,489,192
Multiple Funding Areas 11,341,175
Support for Young Americans Bank 25,446,091
Total Grants $494,779,005

Scholarship Program
Geographic Funding Allocations

Daniels Scholarship Program Facts
  • Daniels Scholars selected since 2000: 3,256
  • Daniels Scholars selected each year: 230 (approximate)
  • Graduated Daniels Scholars (Alumni): 1,613
  • Daniels Scholars currently attend 212 colleges and universities in 45 states, and approximately 66% attend schools in our four-state region
  • At any given time, roughly 1,000 Daniels Scholars attend colleges and universities across the United States