DANIELS FUND

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


How we impact our communities

Bill Daniels established the Daniels Fund to make life better for people in the states that meant so much to him. All of our giving falls within four key impact areas.

Historical Impact

Inception 2000 through 2020 ($ millions)
Daniels Fund Grants Program
$703.2
Daniels Fund Scholarship Program
  Daniels Scholarship Program
  220.4
Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program
18.9
Total Scholarships
239.3
Total Grants and Scholarships
$942.6

Annual Funding Allocations by Program

Grants=70%, Scholarships=30%

Grants Program Geographic Funding Allocations (%)

Metro Denver=50%; New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming=25%; Colorado Outstate=15%, National=10%

Scholarship Program Geographic Funding Allocations (%)

Colorado=75%, New Mexico=10%, Wyoming=10%, and Utah=5%

Impact by State

Click each state below for details ($ millions)
Colorado


Grants Paid in all funding areas
Total Grants $445.4
Scholarships Paid by type
Daniels Scholarship Program 165.0
Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program 13.6
Total Scholarships $178.6
Total Grants and Scholarships $624.0
New Mexico


Grants Paid in all funding areas
Total Grants $88.8
Scholarships Paid by type
 Daniels Scholarship Program 23.9
 Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program 2.2
Total Scholarships $26.1
Total Grants and Scholarships $114.9
Utah


Grants Paid in all funding areas
Total Grants $33.0
Scholarships Paid by type
 Daniels Scholarship Program 10.0
 Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program 2.0
Total Scholarships $12.0
Total Grants and Scholarships $45.0
Wyoming


Grants Paid in all funding areas
Total Grants $66.2
Scholarships Paid by type
 Daniels Scholarship Program 21.6
 Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program 1.1
Total Scholarships $22.7
Total Grants and Scholarships $88.9

Historical Impact

Inception 2000 through 2020
Daniels Fund Grants Program
$703.2
Daniels Fund Scholarship Program
  Daniels Scholarship Program
  220.4
Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program
18.9
Total Scholarships
239.3
Total Grants and Scholarships
$942.6

Impact by State

Click each state below for details
($ millions)



Grants Paid in all funding areas
Total Grants $445.4
Scholarships Paid by type
Daniels Scholarship Program 165.0
Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program 13.6
Total Scholarships $178.6
Total Grants and Scholarships $624.0



Grants Paid in all funding areas
Total Grants $88.8
Scholarships Paid by type
 Daniels Scholarship Program 23.9
 Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program 2.2
Total Scholarships $26.1
Total Grants and Scholarships $114.9



Grants Paid in all funding areas
Total Grants $33.0
Scholarships Paid by type
 Daniels Scholarship Program 10.0
 Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program 2.0
Total Scholarships $12.0
Total Grants and Scholarships $45.0



Grants Paid in all funding areas
Total Grants $66.2
Scholarships Paid by type
 Daniels Scholarship Program 21.6
 Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program 1.1
Total Scholarships $22.7
Total Grants and Scholarships $88.9

Annual Funding Allocations by Program

Grants=70%, Scholarships=30%

Grants Program Geographic Funding Allocations (%)

Metro Denver=50%; New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming=25%; Colorado Outstate=15%, National=10%

Scholarship Program Geographic Funding Allocations (%)

Colorado=75%, New Mexico=10%, Wyoming=10%, and Utah=5%

Grants Paid in All Funding Areas

Inception 2000 through 2020 ($ millions)
Aging
$53.3
Amateur Sports
42.6
Disabilities
36.2
Drug & Alcohol Addiction
48.6
Early Childhood Education
49.6
Homeless & Disadvantaged
114.5
K-12 Education Reform
136.3
Youth Development
133.2
Ethics & Integrity in Education
(includes Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative)
38.5
Multiple Funding Areas
14.3
Support for Young Americans Bank
36.3
Total Grants
$703.2

Daniels Scholar Stats

Daniels Scholars selected since 2000
4,365
Graduated Daniels Scholars (Alumni)
2,384
Daniels Scholars selected each year
approximately 230
Roughly 900 Daniels Scholars are attending college at any given time.

Daniels Scholars have attended more than 400 colleges and universities in 48 states. Approximately 69% attend schools in our four-state region.

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