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Team DPS GIVES is an employee giving campaign encouraging a culture of philanthropy in Denver Public Schools. Funds raised through Team DPS GIVES support programs such as afterschool programs, A to Z Fund Classroom Grants, Career Development, FACE Centers, middle school sports, and other initiatives that help to make sure every student, in every school, has the tools and resources to reach their highest potential.

Join Team DPS GIVES and you could win!

By joining Team DPS GIVES you’ll have a chance to win one of five prizes this school year. Your participation automatically enters you to win!

Two Night Stay at Sitzmark Lodge

Congratulations Elizabeth Douma, winner of a weekend escape in Vail for two nights at Sitzmark Lodge this winter.

Thank you to Fred & Jean Allegretti Foundation for your in-kind support!

Holiday Gift Basket

Congratulations Sean Silvers, winner of a gift basket featuring wine, snacks, chocolates and more to celebrate the holiday season.

Thank you to Bonnie Brae Liquor for your in-kind support!

Denver Museum of Nature and Science Gift Package

Congratulations Lindsey Marquez, winner of a Denver Museum of Nature and Science swag bag filled with fun! 

Thank you to Denver Museum of Nature and Science for your in-kind support!

United Airlines Travel Voucher

Enter by: 5 p.m. | Friday, May 20, 2022

Drawing: Friday, May 27, 2022

Prize: Take a trip with a complimentary United Airlines travel voucher!


Thank you to United Airlines for your in-kind support!

DPS GIVES One Time Gift

*No contribution is necessary to qualify for prizes. Please download the form, fill out the form completely, and then return per instructions on the form. Thank you!

Success Stories


As a DPS graduate himself, a proud John F. Kennedy alumnus, John comes from a family of DPS educators with his mom, sister and wife all longtime DPS teachers as well. Over the course of his time with Denver Public Schools, John was a student, a teacher, a tennis and basketball coach

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.

With nearly 200 schools and more than 90,000 students, Denver Public Schools needs your help to empower future leaders and support the next generation who will be the workforce for our community Your support can help ensure Every Child Succeeds.

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

Together, we can help all students graduate ready to lead a successful life.

Spread The Love

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Make Your Impact Count

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

We Invest in Accelerating Progress

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

Achieve Gala

Please join us for the annual Achieve Gala where students from across the district are showcased and funds are raised to support DPS students and educators like you.

Special Offers

Check out discounted tickets to sporting events, DCPA performances, amusement parks, restaurants, and more! A portion of ticket sales from these community partners goes back to DPS Foundation to support DPS students and educators.

Films for the Future

Join us each October as we raise the curtain on current topics in DPS through a documentary screening and panel discussion. Discounted educator tickets are available.