Trenton White

Title: Grants Manager

Trenton works as the Grants Manager for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. In this role, he supports the Development Team with grant writing, prospecting, and administration. Prior to the Children’s Campaign, Trenton was the Development and Communications Manager at RISE Colorado, taught English in Vietnam, and interned at Partners in Health. He received his Bachelor of Science in Philosophy from Northeastern University in 2017, with minors in English Writing and Sociology. In his free time, Trenton is a music producer, working with several Denver artists on collaborative projects. Trenton also enjoys painting and spending time with his wife and two cats.

Things You May Not Know:

Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
College: Northeastern University
Major: Philosophy
Favorite Children's Book: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
Favorite Thing About Life In Colorado: Mountains!
Favorite Denver Restaurant: Barcelona Wine Bar
If You Were A Car, What Kind You Would Be: Nissan 350z
Dream Job: Music Producer
Job You Wouldn't Do In A Million Years: President
Best Thing About Working At The Children’s Campaign: Amazing mission and people!
Your Greatest Extravagance: My Yanagisawa Tenor Sax 
Favorite Colorado Getaway: My grandfather’s old cabin in the San Juan mountains
Proudest Accomplishment:  I’ve released three musical albums, with more on the way
Night Owl or Early Bird: Early Bird 
Thing You Can’t Live Without: My wife <3
Favorite Book: Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut 
Talent You Would Most Like To Have: Singing
Favorite Bumper Sticker: Coexist
Thing That Makes You Stand Out From Others: My tattoos
Your Motto: Acknowledge, Appreciate, Accept