About The Ashley and Rusty Holzer Family Foundation

Rusty Holzer

Ashley and Rusty Holzer exemplify a steadfast commitment to various spheres, including education, culture, health, and athletics.

Both Ashley and Rusty boast distinguished careers in equestrian sports. Ashley clinched a bronze medal in team dressage during the 1988 Olympics and participated in subsequent Olympic Games in 2004, 2008, and 2002, among other competitions while Rusty competed in the 1992 Olympic Games and Pan American Games. Their commitment to fitness culminated in the establishment of the Ashley and Rusty Holzer Horse Whisperer Grants for the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center.

Furthermore, their philanthropic efforts extended to contributions to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and the Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation. A

Over the years, the Holzer family has supported various causes, including but not limited to Polo for Life, I Lonestar Baseball Club, Population Relief International Corp, Buckley School, Collegiate School, Kiva.org, Pine Ridge Girls School Inc., USET Foundation, Weill Cornell Medicine (Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine General Fund), and Cornell University Orthopedic Patient Research.

Ashley Holzer serves on the Advisory Council for The Bone Marrow and Cancer Foundation, established in 1992. Alongside her husband Rusty Holzer, they actively support this cause, aiming to improve the lives of cancer and transplant patients and their families as they navigate medical diagnoses, prognoses, and treatments.

Rusty Holzer, an alumnus of Harvard University, places significant emphasis on the value of education. Notably, the Holzers have generously contributed to the Baby Jane Holzer Visiting Artist in Film Award, a tribute to Rusty’s mother, Jane Holzer.

Harvard University is another beneficiary, receiving support through the Baby Jane Holzer Visiting Artist in Film Fund. This initiative, made possible by Rusty Holzer’s generous contribution, collaborates with the Department of Theater, Dance, and Media, as well as the Harvard Film Archive, to recognize and reward film directors showcasing innovation and exceptional prowess in filmmaking.

Ashely and Rusty Holzer