The Rollie R. Kelley Family Foundation

Making a difference in the quality of life for people in Colorado


The Rollie R. Kelley Family Foundation …seeks to continue Mr. Kelley’s pursuit of enhanced business and cultural education in the Rocky Mountain Region.


Rollie R. Kelley was a successful businessman and entrepreneur who lived a life of charity with a strong sense of duty to the community.

In the early 1990s he had a dream to create an entity that would continue this philosophy long after he was gone. From this dream, the Rollie R. Kelley Family Foundation was born in 1994.

In addition to life-long service to the YMCA, Shriners and Civitan International, Mr. Kelley served as a trustee to the Iliff School of Theology and his alma mater, Dakota Wesleyan University.

Mr. Kelley passed away in September of 1999.