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Anschutz Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-03-08

At A Glance

Anschutz Family Foundation

555 17th St., Ste. 2400

Denver, CO United States 80202-3941


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-09-30)

Assets: $58,161,135

Total giving: $2,579,166






Established in 1982 in CO - Fred and Marian Pfister Anschutz created the Anschutz Family Foundation in 1982 as a result of many years of successful gas and oil, real estate and ranching ventures

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for civic, community and capacity building, economic development, neighborhoods, crisis intervention, disabled people, food, shelter and the homeless, low income housing, self-sufficiency, families, literacy, senior programs, and youth development and children.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days

Held two times per year on a rotational basis covering eight regions in the state; this is an effort to reach rural areas of Colorado, in collaboration with other foundations.

Fields of Interest

  • Adult literacy
  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Crime prevention
  • Domestic violence
  • Economic development
  • Family services
  • Food aid
  • Homeless services
  • Housing development
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
  • Nutrition
  • Philanthropy
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-09-30

Assets: $58,161,135 (market value)

Expenditures: $3,495,774

Total giving: $2,579,166

Qualifying distributions: $3,051,549