Denver, CO – Rose Community Foundation’s board of trustees has announced the appointment of 14 new members to seven of the Foundation’s committees. These community volunteers provide guidance and expertise to support the Foundation’s mission, programs and policies.
Committee on Aging – Jeremy Bloom, Mark Cordova and Marvin McDaniel
Child and Family Development Committee – Irit Waldbaum
Education Committee – Katherine Gold and George Sparks
Health Committee – Jane Butcher and Helayne B. Jones, Ed.D.
Investment Committee – Steven A. Cohen
Jewish Life Committee – Adam Agron, Steven Ellis, Jim Shmerling and Faye Weitzman
Philanthropic Services Committee – M. Doak Jacoway
The Committee on Aging supports efforts to promote and enhance services for older adults and their caregivers in the seven-county Greater Denver area, with a special emphasis on addressing the needs of low- to moderate-income seniors.
The Child and Family Development program area focuses resources on efforts that support early-childhood development and family self-sufficiency in the seven-county Greater Denver area.
The Education program area supports efforts that lead to improved student achievement through quality teaching and systemic change in individual schools and in public education.
Rose Community Foundation’s Health Committee works to improve access to affordable health care and health care coverage, and to create a better coordinated health care system.
Rose Community Foundation’s Investment Committee advises and oversees the management of the Foundation’s assets, currently valued at approximately $253 million.
The grantmaking priorities of Rose Community Foundation’s Jewish Life Committee are: welcoming and connecting Jews and others in their households to Jewish life, promoting Jewish growth and learning, building organizational strength and fostering leadership in the Greater Denver Jewish community.
The Philanthropic Services Committee supports the Foundation’s efforts to encourage philanthropic giving among individuals and families in the Greater Denver/Boulder area.
Rose Community Foundation supports efforts to improve the quality of life throughout the Greater Denver community through its endowed grantmaking programs, and by advising and assisting donors who wish to make thoughtful charitable investments to better the community. The Foundation has granted more than $157 million since it was founded in 1995. For more information, visit rcfdenver.org.