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The Anschutz Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-01

At A Glance

The Anschutz Foundation

1727 Tremont Pl.

Denver, CO United States 80202-4006

Telephone: (303) 308-8220

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-11-30)

Assets: $1,126,706,872

Total giving: $50,069,897



Bridge Number



Established in 1984 in CO - Founded by Philip F. Anschutz, who has various business interests and investments including entertainment venues, sports teams, media, energy and others.

Purpose and Activities

Focus is on youth development and education, health, human services, core principles and quality of life. Included in core principles are constitutional rights which includes religious freedom. The largest funding areas are youth development and education, health and human services. A substantial portion of the grants fund programs and facilities in Colorado.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Disasters and emergency management
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Health care administration and financing
  • Housing development
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
  • Religion
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-11-30

Assets: $1,126,706,872 (market value)

Expenditures: $53,893,099

Total giving: $50,069,897

Qualifying distributions: $50,842,001

Giving activities include:

$50,069,897 for 700 grants (high: $1,000,000; low: $250)