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Brett Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-12-18

At A Glance

Brett Family Foundation

1123 Spruce St.

Boulder, CO United States 80302-4001

Telephone: (303) 442-1200


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $8,629,309

Total giving: $548,400






Established in 1999 in CO

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to promote caring communities by investing in organizations throughout Colorado working for social justice, developing nonprofit media, and Boulder County nonprofits addressing the needs of at-risk teens.

Program Area(s)

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

Direct Services

The foundation's Direct Services program supports Boulder County, CO nonprofits that are providing services and support for underserved and frequently marginalized populations, with an emphasis on programs for disadvantaged and high-risk individuals between the ages of 12 and 18.

Social Justice

The foundation's Social Justice program provides support for organizations throughout CO, that are working to address the root causes of social, economic, gender, and racial inequalities, through strategies that empower affected communities to engage in the democratic process and advance progressive policy solutions.

Fields of Interest

  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Public policy
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $8,629,309 (market value)

Expenditures: $682,904

Total giving: $548,400

Qualifying distributions: $606,729