Thank you to the many donors and community supporters who have helped make Invest in Kids’ work possible. Listed below are donors who supported Invest in Kids in the amount of $500 or more this past fiscal year (July 1, 2020–June 30, 2021). We apologize for any  inadvertent omissions or errors.

We are eternally grateful

for the tremendous impact each and every supporter

has made.


Corporations and Foundations

AIR Communities

Anschutz Foundation


Aytu BioScience, Inc.

B&H Way Foundation

The Beacon Fund

Benevity Community Impact Fund

Brandeberry McKenna Public Affairs

Buell Foundation

BuildStrong Education Foundation

Caring For Colorado Foundation

Christy Sports


Colorado Health Foundation

Community Shares Of Colorado

Cook Street Consulting

The Denver Foundation

Denver Active 20-30 Children's Foundation

Dizzion, Inc.



First Western Trust

Forum Real Estate Group

Fox Family Foundation

Gary Community Ventures

Hemera Foundation

Holland & Hart, LLP

Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust

The Humphreys Foundation


LibertyGives Foundation

Oscar G. and Elsa S. Mayer Family Foundation

MidFirst Bank

Mile High United Way

Monroe Group

Nelnet Foundation

Newmont Mining Corporation

Otten Johnson

Partners Group

The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Colorado

PNC Bank

Royal Gold

Social Impact Solutions

Sushi Sasa

TEC Solutions

TELUS International


Tryba Architects

The Wege Foundation

Wend Collective

Western Orthopaedics

Western Colorado Community Foundation

Connie Burwell White & William W. White Foundation


Zoma Foundation

Individuals and family Foundations


Jerry Conover

$50,000-$99,999 Impact Investors

Debbie and David Younggren

$25,000–$49,999 Growth Investors

Andrew* and Jake Higdon

Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation

Mistler Family Foundation

$10,000-$24,999 Venture Investors

Deane Family Fund

Randy Engel

Tina and Jeffrey Kahn

Molly and Rick Klau

Mark Ramirez

Mary Lee and Jay Schusterman

$5,000–$9,999 SEED INVESTORS

Mary Beth and Bernie Buescher

Lynda and Peter Fox

Laura and Bob Hill

Sarah and Eric* Hilty

Jodi Blomberg and Timothy* Macdonald

Bill Scaff

Ann and James* Scarboro

Judith Wagner

$1,000–$4,999 ANGEL INVESTORS

Pamela Conover and Jonathan Adams

Renee and Larry Allen


Robert Atkinson

Breyton Family Fund

The B6 Fund

Annie and Rutt Bridges

Terry Briggs

Campbell Family Fund

Marianne and Gary Ceriani

Karen Newman and David Christerson

Carrie and Andrew Cooper

Benjamin Crane

Lesley and Josh Disbrow

Dobbins Foundation

John Faught

Marcia and Maurice Gallagher

Georgia and Woody Garnsey

Alison Dinn and Jeff Goodman

Carrie and Josh Goodman

Karen and Steve Gottesfeld

Rob Green

Susanna and Joshua Greenberg

Linda and Rus Heise

Arlene and Barry Hirschfeld

Darren Jeppson^

Craig* Jones

Linda and Greg Kanan

Keith Kimmel

Sheila and John Kitlen

Teri and Jon Kruljac

Johanna and Manny Ladis

Catherine Lemon

Betsy and Brett Leonhardt

Julie and Michael McKenna

Melanie Miller

W.L. Miller

William Moltner+

Maggie and Mitch Morrissey

Thom Noller

Carla Muller and David Olds

Michele Rapp

Craig Rasmuson

Marcia and Dick Robinson

Erica^ and Billy Ruge

Joann and Al Schopp

Scott Family Foundation

Nicole and Malcolm Seawell

Gretchen and Phil Seefried

Amanda* Smith

Angela and Leo Stegman

Sandra and Kurt Stenmark

Strear Family Foundation, Inc.

Julia and Chris Toll

The Tracy Family Foundation

Shelby* and Mike Turner

Jud Valeski

Lisa Christian and John* Walsh

Karen and Brian Wendling

Patricia and Dean Wilder+^

Amanda Fein and Jeff Williams

Tricia and Patrick Youssi


Lisa and Bruce Alexander

Michael Atkins

Peter Aweida

Sean Baran

Robbie Barr

Rasmani Bhattacharya and Claude Pumilia

Erin and Kevin Bird

Ronald Butler

Andrew Calerich

Susan Carter

Shaun Chanter

Lisa Cohn

Steve Cordes

Margaret Conable and Kevin Crandell

Betsy Crane

Kate Denning

Bob Dennis

Karly and Judd Depew

Sandy and Gale Dunlap

Lyndsey Farncombe

Tira Feierstein

Karen Blase-Fixsen and Dean Fixsen

Ellen Fowler

Catherine and Andrew Goodwillie

Brett Hanselman

Melissa and Armand Hatzidakis

Patrick Henry

Dana Hensel

Barbara Higdon

Dulci and Tony Jensen

Joseph Kinney

Sybil Kisken

Ann and Harold Logan

Amanda Luellen+

Brittany Martinez

Chris Matula

Suzy and William McKee

Kimberly and Frank Merendino

Tina and Kevin Nagamani

Mim and Jeremy Ochsenbein

Michael Pack

Julie Pelegrin

Adele and Gerald Phelan

Daniel Rackley

Blake Rhodes

Michael Ringman

Susan and Edward Robinson

Gail Schoettler

Lindsey Schwartz

Randy Shefman

Deborah Tanner

Jennifer Terry

Karan Goldsberry and Craig Tierney

Margaret Walsh

Jennifer and Sean* Waters

Hallie and Brian White

Jill Whitmore

Brandon Wilcox

Nancy and Mark Wood

Harmony* Wright^

Youngdon Yun



Key to symbols

* Invest in Kids Board of Directors
^ Monthly Donor - IIK Support Squad
+ 9 News/Kyle Clark "Word of Thanks" micro-giving campaign donor

Find the full list of all our individual and corporate donors for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 here.