The Denver Foundation

The Denver Foundation helps generous people build charitable legacies that make a difference today and in the future.

As Colorado's oldest and largest community foundation, it provides the expertise and leadership to help people give back to Metro Denver in ways that are meaningful -- to them and to the community.

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$560,000,000 - 2007-12-31


$65,000,000 - 2007-12-31

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Recent News from Denver Foundation

Five Denver arts groups to face off reality-show style in hopes of landing cultural grant
Foundation: Denver Foundation

Arts Street, the winner of 2017's Art Tank. (Flor Blake, Provided by the Denver Foundation). Philanthropic groups donate millions to arts organizations each year and, generally speaking, no one...more

Boettcher Foundation awards $120000 grant for hospital expansion
Foundation: Denver Foundation

The Boettcher Foundation grant adds to the funding contributed to the project, including $2.5 million from St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction as well as $2 million from the Colorado Health...more

Briefcase: Zoup! opens fourth Colorado location
Foundation: Denver Foundation

Christine Márquez-Hudson, Denver Foundation President and CEO, was named one of the country's most innovative philanthropic leaders by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. She is one of 15 featured...more

Denver Foundation announces Philanthropic Leadership Awards
Foundation: Denver Foundation

Now in its 14th year, The Denver Foundation's Philanthropic Leaders Awards recognize professional advisors who have distinguished themselves as champions of philanthropy and the charitable community....more

Funders invest $25 million to create 700 affordable homes in metro Denver
Foundation: Denver Foundation

The Denver Foundation, a community foundation with the mission of inspiring people and mobilizing resources to strengthen the community. The Colorado Health Foundation, a nonprofit focused on...more

Philanthropic Group Raises $24 Million to Provide 700 Affordable Homes in Denver
Foundation: Bohemian Foundation, Denver Foundation

Nearly three hours into the December 7 meeting of Mayor Hancock's Housing Advisory Committee, Dave Younggren, CEO of Gary Community Investments, made a surprise announcement: A coalition of investors...more

Rose Community Foundation Announces Grants from Q2 and Q3 of 2017
Foundation: Aspen Community Foundation, Rose Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, Denver Foundation, Global Fund for Women, Tides Foundation

Denver, CO November 8, 2017— Between April and September 2017, Rose Community Foundation awarded 414 grants totaling almost $6.4...more

Denver foundation to assist Montezuma-Cortez schools
Foundation: Rose Community Foundation

Foundation members first visited the Montezuma-Cortez school district in November after a colleague at The Rose Community Foundation in...more

Seen: Boettcher Foundation celebrates Tim Schultz on his retirement
Foundation: El Pomar Foundation, Denver Foundation

Seen: Boettcher Foundation celebrates Tim Schultz on his retirement ... and some 3,600 capital grants, totaling more than $2 million, were...more

Thanks to $2 million grant, construction to soon begin on psychiatric hospital expansion
Foundation: Denver Foundation

The grant from the Colorado Health Access Fund of the Denver Foundation, the largest ever from the foundation, enables Mind Springs Health...more

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The Disruptor, Bridger, Receptor at the Social Enterprise World Forum
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