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I Give for Team DPS

I Give for Team DPS is an employee giving campaign which encourages a culture of philanthropy in Denver Public Schools. Funds raised through this campaign support programs such as afterschool programs, A to Z Fund Classroom Grants, CareerConnect, 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.

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.

Weekly Prize Drawings

The weekly prize drawings for 2019 may be over but you can make an impact year-round!

Thank you to our generous community partners for donating prizes for the 2019 campaign push. Check back for more information on the 2020 prize drawings.


Weekend Staycation

Enjoy a weekend in downtown Denver! Experience Denver Film Festival’s Closing Night Red Carpet presentation, sleep in luxury at the Hyatt Regency, devour food at Work & Class, and laugh your head off at Comedy Works.

Package includes:

  • Two tickets to Closing Night Red Carpet Presentation during Denver Film Festival (11/9)
  • Weekend stay for two at Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
  • Dinner at Work & Class (up to $75)
  • Two tickets to Comedy Works

Thank you for your donation, Comedy Works, Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, Sie FilmCenter, and Work & Class!

Nov. 25 Weekly Prize

Holiday Package

Bring on the holiday cheer!

Package includes:

  • Two tickets to ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • Two tickets to Cirque Dreams Holidaze
  • Two season passes to the Downtown Denver Rink
  • Four tickets to the Parade of Lights
  • Four tickets to Camp Christmas

Thank you for your donation, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Downtown Denver Partnership, and Gaylord Rockies!

Nov. 11 Weekly Prize

Broncos Tickets

Four tickets to watch the Broncos take on the Raiders on December 29!

Package includes:

  • Four 50-yard line tickets on the lower level of Empower Field at Mile High

Thank you for your donation, FirstBank!

Dec. 2 Weekly Prize

Sports Fanatic Package

Game tickets and memorabilia from your favorite teams!

Package includes:

  • Voucher for four tickets to Colorado Avalanche 2019-20 season along with an autographed hockey stick by Nathan Mackinnon
  • Certificate for four seats to Colorado Rockies 2020 season and limited edition swag
  • Voucher for two lower level tickets for Denver Nuggets 19-20 season and swag including an autographed Paul Millsap jersey

Thank you for your donation, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rockies and Denver Nuggets!

Nov. 18 Weekly Prize

I Heart Denver Package

Grab your friends and check out some Denver highlights!

Package includes:

  • Four tickets to the 2020 National Western Stock Show rodeo/horse show
  • Wine tasting for eight at Wild Women Wine
  • Drinks at Crazy Mountain Brewery (up to $50)
  • Admission for eight at Comedy Works
  • Movie and food for two at Alamo DraftHouse Sloans Lake
  • Two tickets to Choir Boy (4/10-26/2020) at DCPA

Thank you for your donation, Alamo DraftHouse, Comedy Works, Crazy Mountain Brewing Company, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, National Western Stock Show, and Wild Women Wine!

Dec. 9 Weekly Prize

United Airlines Voucher

Two tickets to fly on United Airlines.

Thank you for your donation, United Airlines!

*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!

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

Share this page with your/a company that wants to have an impact this year!

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.

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Denver, Colorado 80203-7301
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