Bernie Marcus is co-founder of The Home Depot, Inc., the world’s largest home improvement retailer, and served as chairman until his retirement in 2002. Since then, he and his wife, Billi, have channeled their generosity through The Marcus Foundation to support philanthropic areas such as Jewish causes, children, medical research, free enterprise and the community. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus believe that they have a responsibility to give back and strengthen organizations that are making a difference.
The Anschutz Foundation
Philip Anschutz created The Anschutz Foundation in 1984 with the primary goal of improving the quality of life for people and making an impact in communities throughout Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. Today, the foundation awards more than 500 grants annually to support five key focus areas: health and wellness, human services, youth development and education, quality of life and development, and values and relationships.