Colorado Gives Day

Support DPS students and educators by donating on December 10 to DPS Foundation!

Support your community

Colorado Gives Day, held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, is a statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy across Colorado! The 10th anniversary of Colorado Gives Day is presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank because they know the power of giving back to the local community.

Your support helps to:

  • Invest in accelerating progress;
  • Connect the community to our classrooms;
  • and Inspire confidence in the promise of public education

for Denver Public Schools’ more than 90,000 students and more than 200 schools. Together, we can make sure all students have the tools and resources to graduate ready to lead a successful life. Learn more about the initiatives your donations support.

Our city and our communities are strengthened by every student who graduates ready to lead a successful life. Let’s work together to help make sure every student, in every school, has the tools and resources to reach their fullest potential.

Starting November 1, 2019, you can schedule your Colorado Gives Day donation to support DPS Foundation on December 10. No need to stress about donating on December 10. Schedule your gift today!

  1. Go to DPS Foundation on (or search for “Denver Public Schools Foundation” on
  2. Click “Donate” on our page or the search result listing.
  3. Enter or select the amount you want to donate and decide if you’d like to cover the processing fee.
  4. Under “Donation frequency”, click the button “Colorado Gives Day”. Enter the details of your donation, and click “Add to Cart”.
  5. Continue checking out by logging in or creating a donor account, entering your payment information, and then pressing submit.

BONUS COMMUNITY FIRST FOUNDATION $1.5 MILLION INCENTIVE FUND! The more funds raised for DPS Foundation, the larger portion of the $1.5 million incentive fund DPS Foundation receives. This means your donation can go even further to help all DPS students reach their highest potential. Learn more about the incentive fund.


Are you a DPS Alumni? Donate to the DPS Alumni Colorado Gives Day campaign!

Please note, if there are several nonprofits you wish to support you can donate to more than one organization by clicking “add more nonprofits to cart” before checking out! When all of your scheduled donations are in the cart you will need to click the “Colorado Gives Day” button for each donation you want to schedule for Colorado Gives Day.

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