The Denver branch of RBC Wealth Management is committed to enriching the communities where our employees and clients work and live. Below are details on community organizations we help support.


RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship Fund

RBC Wealth Management has a long-standing tradition of supporting the communities in which we do business. Locally, in 1999, we established the RBC Dain Rauscher Columbine High School Scholarship Fund after the tragedy that occurred there. After awarding 57 college scholarships to students at Columbine High School during the next four years, we expanded upon this educational philanthropy to start the RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship Fund in 2003 which provides financial aid to deserving students throughout the entire state of Colorado. 

In the first fourteen years of the RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship fund, we have awarded 145 scholarships and have grown the endowed portion of this fund in order to create an educational legacy for future promising students. To date, our scholarship funds have awarded $323,000 in scholarships and grown the endowed portion of our fund to over $700,000 through the generosity of RBC Wealth Management employees, clients and friends. 

Typically, we have held a major annual fundraising event, which most recently has been a golf tournament and silent auction. For more information about making a contribution or participating in our 2018 fund raising event, please contact Bob Schneebeck, the founder and Chairman of the fund. You can also obtain additional information about the scholarship and how to apply by accessing the following link: http://www.denverfoundation.org/grants/page/colorado-high-school-students.
 

Range of Motion Project (ROMP)

ROMP’s mission is to provide high quality prosthetic care in underserved populations, which enhances mobility and unlocks human potential. We believe in equal access to prosthetic and orthotic services that facilitate independence through mobility. We recognize the dual hardships of living in poverty with a disability, and stand in solidarity with those who are made to suffer from an unequal distribution of care. We understand that disability is caused by broken devices and broken healthcare systems – not broken bodies – and we work to increase the mobility, visibility, and dignity of all those marginalized by lack of access to rehabilitative technology. Climbing for ROMP started in 2015 and continues to grow. In its first three years, the event raised over $150,000, engaged hundreds of climbers around the world, and helped over 150 ROMP patients get access to prosthetic care. On July 21, 2018, RBC employees in the Denver area participated in a hike at Mt. Bierstadt to raise money for the Range of Motion Project. Learn more information about this organization and how to get involved by accessing the following link: http://www.rompglobal.org/

 

Christian Ofner participating in the RBCWM Colorado Scholarship Fund Annual Golf Tournament.

Christian Ofner participating in the annual golf tournament to raise funds for the RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship Fund

Mt. Bierstadt from the Climb for ROMP hike

 

Wendy Hulse and Cathy Anderson Hyams participating in a hike at Mt. Bierstadt to raise funds for the Range of Motion Project

Wendy Hulse during the Climb for ROMP hike

 

Wendy Hulse and Cathy Anderson Hyams participating in the Climb for ROMP hike at Mt. Bierstadt

Christian Ofner volunteering at a Mile High United Way event

Bob Schneebeck and Christian Ofner volunteering at a Mile High United Way event

Christian Ofner volunteering at a Mile High United Way event