DPS Foundation Blog

Barrett students receive new bikes

Cheers and excitement could be heard down the halls of Barrett Elementary School as 29 third grade students received a brand-new, shiny, bells-and-whistles bike and helmet just as the school year was ending. Made possible by donations from the Denver Chapter of Bikes for Kids and Love, Sweat and Gears, the students also received critical […]

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Barnum Elementary Library Makeover!

In February students at DPS’s Barnum Elementary drew their ideal school library and now, thanks to Target Corporation and The Heart of America Foundation, their dreams are a reality! Last week, Barnum unveiled the newly renovated library as part of the Target School Library Makeover program.  The Target Library Makeover equipped the Barnum library with […]

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Community Partners Give $2.3 Million Boost to Denver Public Schools’ $7 Million STEM Grant

Denver among Nation’s Top Awardees of Federal Grant; More than 30 Public, Private Agencies Add to Investment in Improving Career and Technical Education President Barack Obama announced Monday that Denver Public Schools is one of only 24 agencies nationwide to receive a Youth CareerConnect grant from the US Department of Labor and Education. The $7 million […]

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Tireless hours of service to Denver Public Schools with an added fundraising twist!

In partnership with the Denver Public Schools Foundation, the Denver Public Schools AmeriCorps Urban Education Service Corps took on the DPS core values of FUN and COLLABORATION in deciding to run for the DPS Foundation team in the Colfax Marathon. “The DPS Foundation is such an important partner to us, we wanted to do something […]

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Janus Senior Leadership Team Donates to Support Homeless DPS Students

Latest Contribution in Support of the Multi-Faceted Relationship between Janus and Denver Public Schools. Employees at Janus – a Denver-based global investment firm – have made a significant donation to provide critically-needed support for Denver Public Schools students experiencing homelessness. Spearheaded by the leadership team at Janus and supported by employees at all levels of […]

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Congratulations to all of our 2014 School Partners Award Nominees!

The School Partners Program creates meaningful partnerships between Denver’s community and Denver Public Schools. Through this unique program, local businesses and community organizations (big and small) team up with specific DPS schools to contribute to the success of every DPS student. The School Partners Program is a collaboration between the Denver Public Schools Foundation, Mile […]

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