DPS Foundation Blog

Generous Red Zone Partnership with Noble Energy and the Denver Broncos Helps Ensure Every Child Succeeds

During each Broncos home game in 2015, Noble Energy made a commitment to donate $1,000 to the Denver Public Schools Foundation each time the Broncos’ offense entered the red zone (the area on or inside the opponent 20-yard line). The Broncos made 32 red zone appearances in 2015, resulting in the $32,000 donation to the […]

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Meet our Students: Elementary School Edition

A solid foundation for a successful future starts very early in life. Meet a couple of our outstanding younger DPS students who are already taking advantage of the many activities and programs DPS has to offer. Meet Tierra Grade: 4 School: Johnson Elementary School Region: Southwest Denver Tierra currently serves on the student council, helping […]

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A to Z Fund: LEGO Engineering Club Teaching Students STEM Concepts

Kindergarten through fifth-grade students have had the unique opportunity to participate in a robotics and software afterschool program during the 2015-2016 school year at Valverde Elementary. The LEGO Engineering Club engages students in reading, science and mathematical activities to produce a robotics product every Monday after school. Students learn problem-solving skills while working in a […]

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Janus Capital Group and Ping Identity Honored as Outstanding School Partners

Two outstanding businesses are recognized for their amazing support at the 14th Annual Achieve Gala. The School Partners Program, a collaboration between DPS Foundation, Mile High United Way, and Denver Public Schools, creates meaningful partnerships between Denver’s community and DPS schools. Through this unique program, local businesses and community organizations, big and small, team up […]

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Years of Denver Pro Sports Team Funding Gives Boost to Middle School Sports

The charitable arms of Colorado’s pro sports teams have greatly contributed to the success of the Denver Public Schools (DPS) Prep League, engaging tens of thousands of students to participate in afterschool athletics over the years. Since 2004, Kroenke Sports Charities, which includes the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Mammoth, and the Colorado Rapids, has […]

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