Colin Ware

Director, Gift Planning

  • Gift Planning
  • Leadership Giving

Hometown: London, Ontario

Education:  UCLA MBA; University of Toronto, Honors BA in History and Political Science

Job Description:  I support all of the advancement professionals at CU Anschutz in their work with benefactors in the areas of gift planning, including bequests, charitable roll-overs, life income gifts, charitable trusts and gifts of real estate.

Why CU?  CU Anschutz is one of the country’s most innovative centers of academic medicine.   This is one place where my work will create significant change the world by bringing new and novel cures to patients within my lifetime.

I am most excited about working with our friends and benefactors to help them experience the joy of transformational philanthropy

I most enjoy meeting our benefactors.  I am fascinated and often moved by their journeys through life, the experiences they have had, the passion they bring to doing good in the world.  They are an important part of my life, reminding me every day that our country is home to extraordinary and generous people who make helping others an important value in their lives.