Denver Public Schools depends on all of us

We ensure that donors’ generosity achieves the most impactful results.

Our Impact by the Numbers

Twice the Number of African American and Latino Graduates in the Past Decade

More Graduates in 2018 than 2017

Graduates Over 10 Years

Success Stories


His passion—for learning, for bettering himself and for helping those around him—is contagious. While he’s just 18 years old, you can’t help but feel he has something incredible to teach you.

With your generosity, the Denver Public Schools Foundation helps realize the promise of public education, provides exciting opportunities across the district, and empowers our students, educators and communities to thrive.

The impact of giving to Denver Public Schools Foundation goes beyond our schools. It is exciting, empowering and rewarding for funders, too.

From Early Childhood Education (ECE) through graduation, read how teachers and students have experienced the promise of public education thanks to your generosity.

Foundation benefits

Program specific mission alignment

With more than three decades of experience, we guide donors toward the most promising investments within DPS, leveraging our extensive knowledge of best practices locally and nationally. Our donors and funders trust us to serve as good stewards of their investments. We ensure that their support achieves its intended results.

Economic Impact

DPS students are tomorrow’s leaders. We are proud to be helping our students find their path to being part of  a much-needed workforce for our growing economy.


Whole Child, Whole Family

We support DPS’s Denver 2020 Whole Child Plan (recognizing that emotional, social and physical well-being is just as important as academic learning) through a variety of programs. And, we support Whole Family through our FACE Center support.

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Teachers & School Leadership

We support DPS’ pursuit of ensuring exceptional teachers and outstanding leaders in every school. We fund innovative programs to attract, develop and retrain our teachers and school leaders.

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Workforce Development

Students take relevant courses while connecting with partner companies and higher education institutions for hands-on workplace experiences.
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Other Ways to Get Involved

We invest strategically in proven and innovative programs to help every student have the resources and opportunities to succeed.

Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

Our yearly Achieve Gala is a powerful way to support the work of the Denver Public Schools Foundation and the important initiatives we fund.