Nonprofit Learning Series - Meet the Funder: Anschutz Family Foundation

Nonprofit Learning Series – Meet the Funder: Anschutz Family Foundation

Event date: November 29

1:00 - 2:30 pm

US Bank
15 Benchmark Rd
Avon, CO 81620
3rd Floor Conference Room

Topic: Meet the Funder: Anschutz Family Foundation

On Thursday, November 29 from 1:00—2:30 pm Abel Wurmnest, Executive Director of the Anschutz Family Foundation will explain about the Foundation’s funding priorities and what it looks for when reviewing grant proposals.

The Anschutz Family Foundation supports Colorado nonprofit organizations that assist people to help themselves while nurturing and preserving their self-respect. The Foundation is primarily a human service grantmaker interested in endeavors that encourage self-sufficiency, strengthen families and communities, and support individuals to become productive and responsible citizens.

The Foundation’s core funding areas include:

  • Self-Sufficiency
  • Food/Shelter/Homeless
  • Youth Development
  • Early Childhood
  • Community & Capacity Building
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Seniors
  • Disabled

And come learn about their Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days program connecting Front Range grantmakers with rural nonprofits as it returns to the Western Slope region in June 2019.

More information about the Foundation can be found at www.anschutzfamilyfoundation.org  

Robin Thompson, Executive Director of Philanthropy and Community Outreach for Vail Christian High School, will serve as moderator for Abel Wurmnest, Executive Director of the Anschutz Family Foundation.

Seats are limited to 23, RSVP to Maren at 970.477.4001.


The Nonprofit Learning Series is sponsored by the Vail Valley Partnership Nonprofit Network, Eagle River Youth Coalition, US Bank, and Our Community Foundation.

  • Monthly learning opportunities for your entire nonprofit organization
  • Special guest panel discussions with local funders, sponsors and nonprofit leaders
  • Free attendance for nonprofit employees.