The Possible Is a Community: A community is only as strong as its ability to lift up everyone within it. The following individuals and organizations are making a difference in the lives of students in immeasurable ways.

Legacy Donors


Tom and Noey Congdon

Timothy and Bernadette Marquez

3rd Annual Golf Classic

$25,00 Title Sponsor


$15,00 Sponsor

Breckenridge Grand Vacations

$10,00 Sponsor

Comcast Business



Johnson Financial Group

$4,500 Sponsorship – Foursome

Breckenridge Brewery

Concord Energy

Dan May

David West




The Northern Group, Inc.

NXP Semi Conductors

Sirius Computer Solutions

TE Connectivity

Tom Feldkamp & Thomas Young

Vistar Corporation

Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell

$500 Sponsorship – Hole Sponsor

High Country Executive Search

Markus Williams

The Nugent Group

Peak Mortgage Solutions

Provident Construction Company

Stout Street Hospitality – Magnolia Hotel

Media Sponsor

Tenth Anniversary Gala

Presenting Sponsor $200,000

Patty and Mike Starzer

Access Sponsor $100,000

Anschutz Foundation

Success Sponsor $75,000


Future Sponsor $50,000


College Access Sponsor $50,000

Media Sponsors

Beverage Sponsors

Scholar Sponsor $25,000

The Patricia Crown Family

Barbara and Tim Crist

Cathey M. and Richard Finlon

Margot and Marc Pinto

The Tuchman Family Foundation

Britney and Richard Weil

Impact Sponsor $10,000


Joe Blake

Linda S. Bowman, Ph.D. and Roger Bowman

Aimee and Jonathan Coleman

Dana and Barry Dorfman

Renee and John Elofson

Jane and Frederic Hamilton

Therese Ivancovich and Greg Sissel

Sharon and Greg Maffei

Sharon and J. Landis Martin

Jody and Scott Nycum

Lisa Pinto and Paul Wimer

Virginia and Scott Reiman

David Scanavino, M.D.

Titus Foundation/Tami Paumier and Glen C. Warren, Jr.

Celia and Thomas Wattles

Pathway Sponsor $5,000


The Abarca Family

Rae Ann Bories-Easley and Nate Easley, Ph.D.

Enerplus Resources Fund

Shannon Gifford and Jerrold L. Glick

Susan and Steven Halstedt

Harmes C. Fishback Foundation Trust/ Jenna and Walker Stapleton

Robin Pringle Hickenlooper and Governor John Hickenlooper

Kregg Charitable Fund at Schwab Charitable

Mitzi and Stephen Kurtz

Ann and Hal Logan

Nancy and Skip Miller

The Rifkin Foundation

Leise and David Roberts

Debra and Don Silversmith

Mary and George Sissel

Jayne Ford

Cody and Seth Belzley

Ready Foods

Opportunity Sponsor $3,000

Janus Capital Group

Amie Knox and James P. Kelley

Jack Finlaw and Greg Movesian

NAI Shames Makovsky

Achievement Sponsor $1,000

Jeanette and Steve Abelman

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

Noey and Tom Congdon

Terri and David Goff

Rhondda and Peter Grant

Gyan-i Inc.

Sharon P. Kelly and Andrew D. Holleman

Merrill Corporation

Cassandra Perlmutter

The Honorable Jared Polis

MJ and Paul Powers

Rona and Burton Press

Daniel L. Ritchie

Susan and Edward Robinson

Shamos Family Foundation

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Judi Wagner

Kelly Jean Brough

Marcy and Bruce Benson

Julanna Gilbert, Ph.D. and Robert D. Coombe, Ph.D.

Elizabeth and Steven Kris

Individual Ticket $250


Young Professional + DSF Alumni $125


Honor Roll of Donors 2014-2015

$1 Million +


Colorado Department of Higher Education


Patty and Mike Starzer



Janet Mordecai and Julie Mordecai

Daniel and Janet Mordecai Foundation

Harvey Family Foundation

Bernadette and Timothy Marquez

The Marquez Fund/The Denver Foundation

Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation


Barbara and Tim Crist

Arrow Electronics

Daniels Fund

Virginia W. Hill Foundation

Kenai Drilling Limited

The LAARK Foundation

Peierls Foundation

The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Colorado

United Launch Alliance


Anschutz Foundation

The Patricia Crown Family

Cathey M. and Richard Finlon

Margot and Marc Pinto

Britney and Richard Weil

Enerplus Resources Fund

Nancy and Skip Miller

Anonymous (2)

Ball Foundation

CH2M Hill Foundation

The Comcast Foundation

James and Mabel Cook Scholarship Trust


The Sprout Foundation

Western Union Foundation

Reiman Foundation



Vistar Corporation

Debra and Don Silversmith

Linda S. Bowman, Ph.D. and Roger Bowman

Aimee and Jonathan Coleman

Dana and Barry Dorfman

Renee and John Elofson

Sharon and Greg Maffei

Jody and Scott Nycum

David Scanavino, M.D.

Adolph Coors Foundation

Libby Anschutz

Libby Anschutz Foundation

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Joseph Blake

Joe Blake Fund/The Denver Foundation

Boa Construction

The Roger and Linda Bowman Charitable Fund/Schwab Charitable Fund

Colorado State University – Global Campus

Columbine Health Plan

Community First Foundation

The Denver Foundation

Bridget and John Grier

Hammersmith Management Inc.

Sharon and Andy Holleman

J.F. Maddox Foundation

Elaine W. and Kevin P. Kauffman

Elaine W. and Kevin P. Kauffman Family Foundation

Maffei Foundation

McGriff, Seibels, & Williams, Inc.

David McReynolds

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Global Impact Funding Trust, Inc.

The Nycum Family Foundation at the National Philanthropic Trust

The Old Boys Foundation

Cindy Pena and The Honorable Federico Pena

Petrie Partners

Maurice Pinto

The Piton Foundation

The Roth Education Foundation

Rose Community Foundation

Titus Foundation

TW Telecom Inc.

Tami Paumier and Glen C. Warren, Jr.

Celia and Thomas Wattles

West Coast Welding & Construction, Inc.

Barbita and Steve White




Rae Ann Bories-Easley and Nate Easley, Ph.D.

Mitzi and Stephen Kurtz

Mary and George Sissel

Jeanette and Steve Abelman

Therese Ivancovich and Greg Sissel

Academic Impressions

Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Shelly and Andy Beasley

Benson Mineral Group

Marcy and Bruce Benson

C.D. Lyon Construction Inc.

Colorado State University Foundation


Lindsey and Stanton Dodge

The Barry Dorfman Charitable Fund/Schwab Charitable Fund

EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.

Harmes C. Fishback Foundation Trust

Jayne Ford

Barbara Grogan

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Hyde Park Jewelers

J.D. Rush Company, Inc.

Lumina Foundation

Kimberly and Christopher Miller

Brent Morse

Morse Family Foundation

Amit K. Mrig

Nalco Champion, an Ecolab Company

Noble Energy, Inc.

Oakwood Homes

Liz Lynner and James L. Palenchar

Perella Weinberg Partners

Perkins Coie LLP

Lisa and James Piccone

Pioneer Natural Resources

Shereen and Michael Pollak

Adam Sayers/National Christian Foundation Colorado

Lisa and Scott Scheirman

Karen Scoggins and M.W. Scoggins, Ph. D.

Cynthia L. and William E. Simon Foundation

The Gregory A. and Therese I. Sissel Charitable Fund/Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund

Teri and Teri Snell

K.H. Stapleton

Tuchman Family Foundation

Venoco, Inc.

Shana and Richard Walker

Wells Fargo Foundation

Amy and David West


Breckenridge Grand Vacations

The Honorable Jared Polis

Anonymous (2)

Marco Antonio Abarca

Terry Anderson

Laura Barton and Willie Matthews

The Barton Family Foundation/The Denver Foundation

Cody and Seth Belzley

Blue Sky Fund

Rhonda and Bob Boswell

The Boswell Family Foundation

BreitBurn Operating L.P.

Stephanie and James Brewer

Stephanie and Mike Brown

Kelli and Cedric Buchanon

Nathan B. and Florence R. Burt Foundation


CoBiz Financial

Colfax Marathon Partnership, Inc.

Julanna Gilbert, Ph.D. and Robert D. Coombe, Ph.D.


E2 Optics, LLC

Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner & Hottman PC

Fifth Third Bank

Rebecca and Ken Gart

Lisa and George Hagerman

Kurt Hall

Linda Huang, M.D. and Charles Holum

Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC

Janus Foundation

Elizabeth and Steven Kris

Legacy Global Foundation

Donna Lucas

Evi and Evan Makovsky

MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.

Anthony and Delisa Mayer Foundation

Mile High United Way

The Milestone Group

Miller Global Properties

Rob & Amy Millisor Family Foundation

National CineMedia, LLC

Newalta Environmental Services Inc.

NexGen Resources Corporation

Northern Electric

Rachel and Martin O’Bryan

PDC Energy

Leonard & Alice Perlmutter Charitable Foundation


Christy and Martin Pocs

Dean Prina, M.D.

Ready Foods

Sharon and Gary Reinsch

Resolute Energy Corporation

Scripps Howard Foundation

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Kim Benson and Allen Staver

Brandt Swanke

Janet Stephens and Glenn Takimoto

Takimoto/Stephens Charity Fund/Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund

Arlene Bobrow and Charles Tanabe/Schwab Charitable Gift Fund

Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program

Vectra Bank

Kristin and William Waters

Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell/Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Foundation

White Roofing

Megan and Evan Zucker

College Access Partners

The cornerstone of our college access program is our partnership with Denver Public Schools.  Not only does the district provide us with a permanent classroom for each of our Future Centers, it invests financially in our program.

In addition, we collaborate with other organizations to share resources, coordinate programming and ensure students success.  Our college access partners include: