Morris W. Price Jr.

Price Jr., Morris W.

Morris W. Price Jr.

Vice President of Grants, the Colorado Trust

Morris W. Price, Jr. is vice president of grants at The Colorado Trust. Prior to joining The Trust, Morris served as vice president and executive director of City Year Denver. Morris also previously served as the district director for Colorado’s 1st Congressional District and as the national program officer for the Gill Foundation. He was among the founding staff members at the Daniels Fund, as director of university and college relations.

Morris spent 15 years in higher education administration working for institutions including Wabash College, Montclair State College, NYU and DePauw University, and served as the director of undergraduate admission at the University of Denver. Morris’s community leadership includes serving as past board chair of many local commissions and organizations, and he currently serves as a member of Rose Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees and the board of the Colorado Nonprofit Association.

Morris is a Denver native and proud graduate of Denver Public Schools. He received his B.A. from Colorado State University and was the recipient of the 2000 Colorado Trust Fellowship for a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. He has received the Professional Man of the Year Award from the Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Advocate of the Year Award from Equal Rights Colorado, and the 2013 Whitney M. Young Award for civic engagement from the Urban League of Metro Denver.