The Brett Family Foundation supports caring communities by investing in organizations throughout Colorado working for social justice, developing nonprofit media, and Boulder County nonprofits addressing the needs of at-risk teens.

2013 Brett Family Foundation Form 990

Please click here to view or download the 2013 Brett Family Foundation Form 990.

2012 Brett Family Foundation Form 990

Please click here to view or download the 2012 Brett Family Foundation Form 990.

Linda Shoemaker Profiled in Guide to More Effective Philanthropy

Brett Family Foundation President, Linda Shoemaker, is profiled in Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen's 2012 book, Giving 2.0.  The book defines "philanthropist" as anyone who gives anything.  Arrillaga-Andreessen provides a variety of innovative and strategic ways to boost the impact of this giving.  Giving 2.0 is a wonderful roadmap to the future of philanthropy.

Click here to read the chapter about Linda's vision of advocacy philanthropy.

Direct Services Program Now By Invitation Only

In 2012, the Brett Family Foundation engaged in focusing process to determine the most significant impact of its direct service giving and priority areas.  As a result of this process, applications in the Direct Services program area will now be accepted by invitation only.

See more about Direct Services program here.

Brett Family Foundation President Speaks About Colorado's Fiscal Crisis

Please click here to see Linda Shoemaker speaking about Colorado's fiscal situation and the impacts on our public education system.

2011 Brett Family Foundation Form 990

Please click here to view or download the 2011 Brett Family Foundation Form 990.

2010 Brett Family Foundation Form 990

Click here to view or download a copy of the 2010 Brett Family Foundation Form 990.

2009 Brett Family Foundation Form 990

Click here to view or download a copy of the 2009 Brett Family Foundation Form 990.

2009 Brett Family Foundation Grantees

We have added our 2009 Grantees to the "Grantee History" section of our website.  The 2009 Annual Report is also now available for download.  Click here for the PDF version.

Brett Family Foundation's Granting Status Update

As with all affiliated with the nonprofit and foundation worlds, the Brett Family Foundation hopes that 2010 will be a year of recovery.  

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