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May 22, 2023
Kids are losing ground in civics. A first-ever Colorado civics bee hopes to turn that around.

May 19, 2023
Colorado's first Civics Bee encourages students to engage in community, government

May 5, 2023
Daniels Fund's Hanna Skandera on how civics bees can improve school grades

April 1, 2023
Since Bill Daniels brought a championship to Utah in 1971, his giving to the state has been unending

April 1, 2023
Ganador de la beca Daniels Fund

March 22, 2023
Colorado Springs high school students surprised with one of state's most coveted scholarships

March 21, 2023
Colorado Springs high school students surprised with college scholarships

March 12, 2023
Amid rising costs of youth athletics, Chance Sports offers Denver families support: “All kids should have an opportunity”

March 1, 2023
Excellence and Empowerment: A Philanthropic Approach to Education Reform

February 17, 2023
Nonprofits Transforming Civics Education Worth Celebrating on Presidents Day

February 7, 2023
Daniels Fund gives $5.5 million in grants and scholarships in Wyoming in 2022

February 6, 2023
Coloradans receive more than $40 million in support from Daniels Fund


September 13, 2022
Programa de becas universitarias Daniels en Univision

June 8, 2022
Cable Center to Honor Bill Daniels, Patrick Esser with 2021 and 2022 Bresnan Ethics in Business Award

May 31, 2022
“Tough Love” at Step Denver: Addressing Addiction through Personal Responsibility and Community

May 20, 2022
Class of 2022: Aurora's top graduates persevered through tough years

May 18, 2022
First-generation college students excited to begin their journeys

Aprili 13, 2022
Middle schoolers tested on civics during first North Iowa Civics Bee

March 24, 2022
Daniels Fund surprises students with scholarships

March 15, 2022
Former Ride Share Driver Honored Today For His Heroism

February 7, 2022
Daniels Fund Crosses $1 Billion Milestone with $60.5 Million in Grants During 2021

February 3, 2022
Daniels Fund awards nearly $30 million in grants, $11 million in scholarships in 2021

January 25, 2022
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches Ambitious Civics Initiative

January 20, 2022
YMCA receives $500,000 Daniels Fund grant for pool project


August 14, 2021
Valley to Valley Senior Care Center Receives New Van Thanks to Grants

August 12, 2021
DPS on stopping the COVID academic slide: ‘It’s not going to be easy’

July 1, 2021
Move United Junior Nationals presented by the Hartford to host hundreds of adaptive youth athletes in Metro Denver, July 17-23

June 16, 2021
Local teen recognized for her efforts to serve her community

May 26, 2021
Colorado Springs mayor adds another role to his repertoire

April 29, 2021
Business Students Place First in Daniels Fund Ethics Initiatives Collegiate Program Case Competition

April 23, 2021
MBA Students Take First Place in Ethics Case Competition

April 15, 2021
Wyoming Rescue Mission receives dazzling donation

April 7, 2021
A tiny Colorado town’s fundraising whirlwind makes a $535,000 football field a reality

April 4, 2021
Daniels Fund awarded $64.9 million in 2020

March 22, 2021
135 Colorado high school seniors named 2021 Daniels Scholars

March 19, 2021
Teen entrepreneur conquers philanthropy challenge from Mark Cuban

February 3, 2021
Meet recent grad and future physician Austin Chavez

February 3, 2021
A funder’s perspective: The promise of collective impact


October 22, 2020
Craig Receives Grant from the Daniels Fund for Project EQL, Rehab Equipment

October 10, 2020
Daniels Fund getting new CEO and program while celebrating 20th anniversary

July 1, 2020
Honoring donor intent in times of crisis

July 2020
The Long and the Short of Emergency Cash Grants

June 23, 2020
Vail Resorts, Daniels Fund pour millions into Colorado Covid relief efforts

June 15, 2020
Daniels Fund Commits More Than $5 Million for COVID-19 Response

April 27, 2020
Wyoming Rescue Mission Receives Grant

April 23, 2020
Nontraditional students land $750K in scholarships

April 15, 2020
High School, Business Join Forces to Resupply Scarce Medical Devices

April 10, 2020
Editorial: 24 NM Grads’ Character Gets Them Free College Ride

March 31, 2020
Daniels Fund Announces Winners of 2020 Scholarship

March 25, 2020
Hank Brown to Lead the Daniels Fund

March 15, 2020
Daniels Fund Gives $58.8 Million in Grants and Scholarships in 2019

March 5, 2020
$200,000 grant awarded to mental health facility being built

March 3, 2020
$1.5B Daniels Fund leader Linda Childears announces retirement

February 3, 2020
Special Olympics Receives $60,000 Daniels Fund Grant

January 24, 2020
Daniels Fund Honors CSPD Officers

January 17, 2020
Homegrown ideas: Business pros brainstorm ways to help Grand County’s students


October 1, 2019
Donald Teadt Recognized For Saving Shooting Victim Luis Dominguez In 2018

September 23, 2019
Three Albuquerque police officers honored for their altruism

September 6, 2019
Employees With Developmental Disabilities Give Nonprofit Blue Star Recyclers A Big Boost

August 28, 2019
The Daniels Fund is a Powerful Community Asset Focused on Character

August 22, 2019
Linda Childears honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from Denver Business Journal

July 29, 2019
Fort Collins Officers Given ‘True Blue’ Award For Exemplary Service

June 28, 2019
Daniels Fund Scholarship winners get a lesson in etiquette before heading off to college

May 25, 2019
Why does Utah's only professional basketball championship trophy reside in Denver?

March 22, 2019
High school seniors receive Daniels Scholarship

March 22, 2019
Albuquerque students surprised with college scholarships

March 22, 2019
Daniels Fund surprises NM students with scholarships

January 7, 2019
CSPD officers honored with “True Blue” Awards


December 20, 2018
Daniels Fund launches SHIFTCareer for Scholars

December 3, 2018
Security Guard Luke Kroener Honored After Deadly Shooting

June 27, 2018
Three APD officers honored for helping make community better

June 27, 2018
Daniels Fund contributions to NM top $100 million

June 22, 2018
Scholars get lesson in social graces as part of college orientation

May 15, 2018
South High Senior Shines As DPS Graduation Rates Go Up

April 20, 2018
The job market is changing. Workforce development is changing with it.

April 16, 2018
Daniels Fund Scholar Making Big Impact In Small Town

April 14, 2018
Editorial: Daniels Fund investing in tomorrow’s future today

April 13, 2018
36 Wyoming Students Receive Daniels Fund Scholarship


November 5, 2017
Casper Star-Tribune – David Street Station project gets $500,000 grant

October 3, 2017
Casper Star-Tribune – UW prepares to roll out augmented reality program to teach budding educators

September 28, 2017
Wyoming Business Report – Wyo. High school seniors to apply for Daniels Scholarship

September 25, 2017
Denver Patch – Denver Police honor 2 Neighborhood Heroes

September 15, 2017
Standard-Examiner – Ogden School District to benefit from $1.5 million grant

September 9, 2017
Boulder Daily Camera – Lafayette’s TRU PACE center, aging-in-place program for elderly, up and running

September 9, 2017
CBS 4 Denver– Paramedic Awarded For Saving Officer’s Life

September 5, 2017
Denver 7 News / ABC – Denver Health paramedic awarded commendation for saving officer under attack by murder suspect

September 2, 2017
KRQE News 13 Albuquerque – Officer recognized for delivering groceries to Albuquerque mother

August 25, 2017
Durango Herald – Free cyber-security training offered to vets

August 1, 2017
ABA BAnking Journal – From Young Americans to Entrepreneurial Citizens

July 27, 2017
FOX31 / Channel 2 News – Shocking and emotional end to Camp POSTCARD in Estes Park

June 12, 2017
KRQE News 13 Albuquerque – Charitable foundation honors three Albuquerque officers

May 1, 2017
9NEWS – Daniels Fund and Denver police honor man who helped prevent suicide

May 1, 2017
Denver Business Journal – Colorado university takes 1st at 2017 Daniels Fund competition for second year running

May 1, 2017
9NEWS – Daniels Fund and Denver police honor man who helped prevent suicide

April 28, 2017
9NEWS — Daniels Fund hosts ethics case competition

March 21, 2017
KTWO-TV ABC – Students Receive Daniels Fund Scholarship

March 21, 2017
KGWN-TV CBS – Students Receive Daniels Fund Scholarship

March 21, 2017
Casper Star Tribune – Wyoming students surprised with Daniels Fund scholarships

February 17, 2017
Albuquerque Journal – Daniels Fund gives back to New Mexico

February 17, 2017
Philanthropy News Digest – Daniels Fund Awarded $58.8 million in 2016


April 19, 2016
Wyotowne opens for NCSD students

April 19, 2016
Six UNC students win ethics competition in Denver

April 14, 2016
Full scholarships will allow Northridge High School twins to achieve dreams despite humble beginnings

April 10, 2016
Grand Valley High Daniels winner – 'Bo Jackson of high school'

April 9, 2016
Roaring Fork's Medrano strives to help others

April 1, 2016
8 Denver police officers receive new 'True Blue Award'

March 22, 2016
Watch students learn they get a scholarship live on 9NEWS

March 22, 2016
Daniels Fund awards $62 million in grants and scholarships

February 8, 2016
High school students invited to apply to leadership institute

February 6, 2016
Working with young people keeps volunteer young

February 4, 2016
Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) receives $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to reduce family homelessness

January 25, 2016
Nonprofit beefing up revenue with crossfit gym