DPS Foundation Blog

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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Achieve Gala Chair Profile: “Education is the most important way to strengthen our city.”

“Education is the most important way to strengthen our city. We have to take care of our public schools.” This is the resounding message you will hear when talking to the Chairs for this year’s Denver Public Schools Foundation Achieve Gala. Holiday and Stan Goodreau and Kathryn and Eric Albright have generously committed their time […]

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Future Leaders In DPS

“I’ve become the leader I am today because of the support I received from educators in Denver Public Schools like Mr. Brookes, who have helped guide my journey.” Geoffrey has become an extraordinary leader because of the challenging curriculum, inspirational educators and positive relationships he’s built over the years in DPS schools. He is a […]

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