Chris Barge

Chris Barge directs The Community Foundation’s School Readiness Initiative, which seeks to close Boulder County’s achievement gap between kids from low-income families and their peers. He joined The Foundation in 2008 after a 10-year career in newspapers, including with the Rocky Mountain News and the Boulder Daily Camera. He and his wife Erin live with their daughter Ellery and son Milo in Boulder. Telephone Chris at 303-442-0436, ext. 114. Email him at