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The Elway Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-01

At A Glance

The Elway Foundation

6842 S. Netherland Way

Aurora, CO United States 80016

Telephone: (303) 888-6159

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-11-30)

Assets: $49,632

Total giving: $20,000






Established in 1987 in CO - Founded by former professional football player John Elway. Mr. Elway was a quarterback for the Denver Broncos from 1983 to 1998. During his career, Elway won two Super Bowls, appeared in 9 Pro Bowls and was named the 1987 Most Valuable Player of the NFL. Elway entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004. Elway currently serves as Exec. V.P. of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos

Purpose and Activities

The foundation organizes and operates fundraising events to generate funds for various Colorado and national charitable organizations towards the treatment and prevention of child abuse, and to hopefully prevent future generations from becoming victims of the crime.

Fields of Interest

  • Human services
  • Youth development

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-11-30

Assets: $49,632 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,350

Expenditures: $22,235

Total giving: $20,000

Qualifying distributions: $20,000

Giving activities include:

$20,000 for 2 grants of $10,000 each