Career Opportunities

Denver Public Schools Foundation (DPS Foundation) generates resources, builds relationships and champions Denver Public Schools (DPS) and public education to impact system-wide achievement in support of DPS’ bold and ambitious goal to ensure Every Child Succeeds. Building on our strong history and close alignment with DPS, DPS Foundation is aggressively accelerating our role in service to DPS and the more than 92,000 students served. DPS Foundation facilitates support from individuals, corporations and foundations to advance the five priority goals of Denver Plan 2020. In partnership with the Superintendent, DPS leadership and the broader community, DPS Foundation is guided by our own strategic roadmap aligned to DPS. For more information, please visit

Development Director

The Development Director is an integral member of the DPS Foundation team who is primarily responsible for leading the organization in raising its annual unrestricted fundraising goals through the cultivation and stewardship of donors, managing donor portfolios, setting strategy for annual campaign and oversight of the fundraising aspects for the annual Achieve Gala. This position reports to the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and manages a full-time Database Specialist and a part-time Annual Giving Manager.

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Impact Grants Manager

The Impact Grants Manager will play an important role in helping Denver Public Schools Foundation reach its fundraising goals by assisting in conceptualizing, strategizing, and implementing DPS Foundation’s grant fundraising plan. The Impact Grants Manager’s primary responsibilities include researching private funding opportunities, writing grant proposals/applications, and ensuring compliance with awarded grants. This position also operates and manages the A to Z Fund, which provides grants to DPS schools for programs and activities that go beyond schools’ limited budgets. The Impact Grants Manager reports to the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and works closely with the Vice President of Finance & Operations.

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DPS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified, diverse candidates to apply.

Volunteer Opportunities Available!

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