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Bohemian Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Bohemian Foundation

(formerly The Stryker-Short Foundation)

262 E. Mountain Ave.

Fort Collins, CO United States 80524-2835

Telephone: (970) 221-2636

URL: www.bohemianfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $42,444,272

Total giving: $8,611,449

EIN

841605993

BRIDGE Number

7219385151

Background

Established in CO in 2001

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to involve fellow citizens in the care and improvement of the community.

Program Area(s)

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

Community Event Fund

The fund provides support for both community and fundraising events to nonprofit organizations providing services within the Poudre School District boundary area. Sponsorship consideration is given to single and multi-day events that create a meaningful interaction between the public and the 501 (c) 3 nonprofit community. The fund looks for events that support one or more of the following: 1) involving community members in nonprofit programs and services; 2) encouraging philanthropy and volunteerism in Fort Collins; 3) showcasing an organization's successes and contributions within the community; and 4) increasing the public's awareness and understanding of the nonprofit community. Event Fund requests are accepted on an on-going basis, but not less than 90 days prior to the event date. To apply, download the Community Event Fund Application Form. .

Music Event Fund

The fund provides support for both community and/or fund raising events for nonprofit organizations within the Greater Fort Collins area. Sponsorship consideration is given to single and multi-day events that showcase nonprofit music organizations and/or local musical talent. The fund looks for events that promote the development and performance of diverse music expression and/or support events where music is the centerpiece or main focus of the event. Requests are accepted on an on-going basis, but not less than 90 days prior to the event date.

Pharos Fund

The fund gives to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations (private foundations excluded) providing services within the Poudre School District boundary area. The fund has two goal areas: A) to encourage and enable our youth to become productive members of society; and B) to be a catalyst for public awareness. Grants up to $30,000 are available for program support, general operating, technical assistance, and equipment/capital support. Electronically submitted applications are accepted two times per year for two different types of support.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Child welfare
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $42,444,272 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,190

Expenditures: $10,713,078

Total giving: $8,611,449

Qualifying distributions: $9,670,128

Giving activities include:

$8,611,449 for 256 grants