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The Daniels Fund was established in 2000 as a generous legacy of Bill Daniels. The fund operates the Daniels Fund Grants Program and the Daniels Fund Scholarship Program in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.


The fund envisions a world where every individual has an equal opportunity to live a healthy, productive life. With that, they are commited to partner with individuals, organizations, and communities to recognize inherent value, develop abilities, and provide opportunities in order to fulfill their collective potential.


Since the fund was established, they were able to give out over 2,000 Daniels Scholars. In 2010, the Daniels Fund had already awarded $377,343,453 worth of grants.

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Gilpin Schools Foundation raises $10,000 - The Mountain-Ear
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Scholarship Dinner The Gilpin County Education Foundation hosted its annual ... The Fund awards 230 scholarships every year; there are now...more

Daniels Fund gives $60.5 million in grants and scholarships in 2021 | YourHub
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The Daniels Fund reached $1 billion in total giving and distributed $60.5 ... During that time, the foundation awarded more than 13,000 grants...more

Daniels Fund gives $60.5 million in grants and scholarships in 2021 - GlobeNewswire
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Denver, Colorado, Feb. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Daniels Fund reached $1 billion in total giving and distributed $60.5 million in...more

Daniels Fund gives $60.5 million in grants and scholarships in 2021 - Yahoo Finance
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02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Daniels Fund reached $1 billion in total ... During that time, the foundation awarded more than 13,000 grants...more

Daniels Fund gave NM $6.2 million in grants, scholarships in 2021 - Albuquerque Journal
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Students in the state received $1.7 million in scholarships through the fund's two distinct scholarship programs. The fund also provided grants...more

Daniels Fund grant will support Aviation, Health and Wellness pathways at CCIC | YourHub
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A $170,000 grant from the Daniels Fund will boost opportunities, equipment, class programming and other resources for students at the Cherry...more

Colorado Springs mayor adds another role to his repertoire
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"I'm honored to be elected chairman of the Daniels Fund board and continue the philanthropic legacy of Bill Daniels and the foundation he created to ... Daniels was involved in community...more

Daniels Fund Gives $6.7 Million in Grants and Scholarships in Wyoming in 2020
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The Daniels Fund makes grants in eight funding areas specified by its founder, Bill Daniels: Aging, Amateur Sports, Disabilities, Drug &...more

Daniels Fund names 29 New Mexico scholarship winners
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Daniels Fund has announced its 2021 list of scholarship winners from four states, including 29 students from...more

Applications drop for Daniels Fund, which announces 2021 scholarship winners
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Applications for this year's Denver-based Daniels Fund scholarship dropped by several hundred over last year, a change officials believe is related...more



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