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“A Public Affair”

To stay informed about issues and opportunities in Boulder County, tune in to “A Public Affair” hosted by Community Foundation Boulder County in collaboration with KGNU Radio 88.5 FM

 

“A Public Affair” brings you expert interviews and in-depth insights on timely topics. Our goal is to inspire community conversation about issues that affect all of us – from health, education, and the economy, to civic engagement, arts and culture, the environment, and more.

 

Tune in on the fourth Monday of every month at 8:35 a.m.

88.5 FM Boulder/Denver
1390 AM Boulder/Denver
93.7 FM Nederland
Shows are also available as podcasts on iTunes and other podcast apps. Search “Community Foundation Boulder County” to download and listen.
  • 07.25.22

    Jim Williams leads a discussion the Community Trust grantmaking process and its re-design. The Community Trust has granted six million dollars to nonprofits in the community over the years.

  • 05.23.22

    Eric Schoenborn from the Community Foundation is joined by a very special group of colleagues from the field of philanthropy, Erin Button, Program Manager for Youth Roots, and 15 Forever Board Members Annika Aumentado, Atiya Hasan, Palpasha Karki.

  • 03.28.22

    On this month's episode, we talk about the ongoing relief effort for the Marshall and Middle Fork Fires. Jim Williams is joined by Deb Gardner, former Commissioner, Boulder County and advisory committee member for the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.

  • 02.28.22

    The almost two months since the Marshall Fire have felt like two years for many of our listeners, particularly those affected directly by this unimaginable tragedy. The trauma and stress brought on by the Marshall Fire has been difficult for so many of our friends and neighbors, not just those directly affected. Two wonderful organizations in our community recently received funding from the Boulder County Wildfire Fundfor their important mental health support in the wake of the Marshall Fire. 

    On this month's episode of "A Public Affair" with Community Foundation Boulder County, we learn about these import programs. Jim Williams is joined by Allison Billings, Executive Director, Impact on Education, and Jennifer Banyan, Jewish Family Service Boulder Director.

  • 01.24.22

    On this month's episode, we talk about the relief effort for the Marshall and Middle Fork Fires. In the wake of the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, over 62,000 donors gave more than $22 million to the Community Foundation Boulder County’s Wildfire Fund to help the thousands of individuals and families affected by these fires. Jim Williams is joined by Brennan Banks, Director of Disaster Recovery for Community Foundation Boulder County, who is stewarding the Wildfire Fund.

  • 12.27.21

    On this month's episode, we talk about the important work to mitigate the impacts of climate change  in Boulder County. Jim Williams is joined by Tim Broderick, Senior Sustainability Strategist Boulder County Office of Sustainability, Climate Action and Resilience; Sharon Collinge Professor of Environmental Studies at CU Boulder; and Peggy Driscoll of Community Foundation Boulder County.

  • 11.29.21

    On this month's episode of "A Public Affair" with Community Foundation Boulder County, we learn about the critical importance of charitable giving in Boulder County with Lynda Ricketson, Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation Boulder County.

  • 10.25.21

    On this month's episode, we celebrate the important legacy of Nino Gallo and the creation of an award in his honor. Congressman Joe Neguse who represents Colorado’s 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives, Angela Maria Ortiz Roa, the first Nino Gallo Leadership Award recipient as well as Nina Christensen and Claudia Perry, Nino Gallos's daughters, are our guests.

  • 09.27.21

    Community Foundation Boulder County is working with Boulder County and community leaders on a collaborative process to hear the ideas of residents and workers, especially those who have been the most affected by COVID-19 – as to how federal funding should be used to not only recover, but to ensure that Boulder County is able to withstand future setbacks. Commissioner Marta Loachamin of Boulder County Board of Commissioners is our guest.

  • 08.23.21

    On this month's episode of "A Public Affair" with Community Foundation Boulder County, we learn about Penfield Tate II – Boulder’s only African American mayor. Penfield Tate II was elected to the Boulder City Council in 1971. In 1974, his fellow council members chose him to become Mayor of Boulder, where he served until 1976. Tate’s son, Penfield Tate III, and Glenda Russell are our guests.

Radio Show

“A Public Affair”

To stay informed about issues and opportunities in Boulder County, tune in to “A Public Affair” hosted by Community Foundation Boulder County in collaboration with KGNU Radio 88.5 FM

 

“A Public Affair” brings you expert interviews and in-depth insights on timely topics. Our goal is to inspire community conversation about issues that affect all of us – from health, education, and the economy, to civic engagement, arts and culture, the environment, and more.

 

Tune in on the fourth Monday of every month at 8:35 a.m.

88.5 FM Boulder/Denver
1390 AM Boulder/Denver
93.7 FM Nederland
Shows are also available as podcasts on iTunes and other podcast apps. Search “Community Foundation Boulder County” to download and listen.
  • 07.25.22

    Jim Williams leads a discussion the Community Trust grantmaking process and its re-design. The Community Trust has granted six million dollars to nonprofits in the community over the years.

  • 05.23.22

    Eric Schoenborn from the Community Foundation is joined by a very special group of colleagues from the field of philanthropy, Erin Button, Program Manager for Youth Roots, and 15 Forever Board Members Annika Aumentado, Atiya Hasan, Palpasha Karki.

  • 03.28.22

    On this month's episode, we talk about the ongoing relief effort for the Marshall and Middle Fork Fires. Jim Williams is joined by Deb Gardner, former Commissioner, Boulder County and advisory committee member for the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.

  • 02.28.22

    The almost two months since the Marshall Fire have felt like two years for many of our listeners, particularly those affected directly by this unimaginable tragedy. The trauma and stress brought on by the Marshall Fire has been difficult for so many of our friends and neighbors, not just those directly affected. Two wonderful organizations in our community recently received funding from the Boulder County Wildfire Fundfor their important mental health support in the wake of the Marshall Fire. 

    On this month's episode of "A Public Affair" with Community Foundation Boulder County, we learn about these import programs. Jim Williams is joined by Allison Billings, Executive Director, Impact on Education, and Jennifer Banyan, Jewish Family Service Boulder Director.

  • 01.24.22

    On this month's episode, we talk about the relief effort for the Marshall and Middle Fork Fires. In the wake of the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, over 62,000 donors gave more than $22 million to the Community Foundation Boulder County’s Wildfire Fund to help the thousands of individuals and families affected by these fires. Jim Williams is joined by Brennan Banks, Director of Disaster Recovery for Community Foundation Boulder County, who is stewarding the Wildfire Fund.

  • 12.27.21

    On this month's episode, we talk about the important work to mitigate the impacts of climate change  in Boulder County. Jim Williams is joined by Tim Broderick, Senior Sustainability Strategist Boulder County Office of Sustainability, Climate Action and Resilience; Sharon Collinge Professor of Environmental Studies at CU Boulder; and Peggy Driscoll of Community Foundation Boulder County.

  • 11.29.21

    On this month's episode of "A Public Affair" with Community Foundation Boulder County, we learn about the critical importance of charitable giving in Boulder County with Lynda Ricketson, Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation Boulder County.

  • 10.25.21

    On this month's episode, we celebrate the important legacy of Nino Gallo and the creation of an award in his honor. Congressman Joe Neguse who represents Colorado’s 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives, Angela Maria Ortiz Roa, the first Nino Gallo Leadership Award recipient as well as Nina Christensen and Claudia Perry, Nino Gallos's daughters, are our guests.

  • 09.27.21

    Community Foundation Boulder County is working with Boulder County and community leaders on a collaborative process to hear the ideas of residents and workers, especially those who have been the most affected by COVID-19 – as to how federal funding should be used to not only recover, but to ensure that Boulder County is able to withstand future setbacks. Commissioner Marta Loachamin of Boulder County Board of Commissioners is our guest.

  • 08.23.21

    On this month's episode of "A Public Affair" with Community Foundation Boulder County, we learn about Penfield Tate II – Boulder’s only African American mayor. Penfield Tate II was elected to the Boulder City Council in 1971. In 1974, his fellow council members chose him to become Mayor of Boulder, where he served until 1976. Tate’s son, Penfield Tate III, and Glenda Russell are our guests.