Luke Ragland



Luke Ragland serves as Senior Vice President, Grants Program at the Daniels Fund. He oversees all aspects of the Grants Program, including eight grant funding areas across the Daniels Fund’s four-state region.

Prior to joining the Daniels Fund, Luke was the President of Ready Colorado, a statewide education advocacy organization focused on expanding school choice. Previously, he served as Vice President of Policy at Colorado Succeeds, a coalition of business leaders focused on improving the state’s education system. Luke practiced complex commercial litigation at a law firm in Denver immediately after law school.

Luke currently serves on the board of the Tony Grampsas Youth Services Board, and joined the board of Chance Sports in 2022. He received his undergraduate degree from Colorado State University and studied law at the University of Colorado Law School.

Luke is a fourth-generation Coloradan who grew up working for his family’s logging company in rural southwestern Colorado. He currently lives in Denver with his wife and two daughters.