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

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Recent News from Denver Foundation

Basalt health center receives mental health grant
Foundation: Denver Foundation

Renovation of the health center in Basalt is well under way, but the $195,000 grant from the Denver Foundation's 2018 Colorado Health Access...more

Denver is supporting local music institutions and projects to the tune of $100000
Foundation: Denver Foundation

Denver is supporting local music institutions and projects to the tune of ... The grants are funded through a public-private partnership between...more

Here are the Recipients for the Denver Arts and Venues $80000 Music Grant
Foundation: Denver Foundation

2018 is the pilot year of the Denver Advancement Fund Grant providing ... Youth on Record: My Youth on Record Podcast: The Past, Present, Future...more

Imagine 2020 Fund Announces Its 2018 Grantees
Foundation: Denver Foundation

This year the fund will give $130,000 in grants of up to $7,500 each to 27 recipients selected from seventy applicants. "Funded projects further...more

On Philanthropy: Donor-advised funds – Powerful giving tool needs sharpening
Foundation: Rose Community Foundation, Denver Foundation

The fastest-growing tool in the philanthropic arena is the donor-advised fund. DAFs are 501(c)(3) philanthropic accounts established at a public...more

Invest in where you know: Impact investors rediscover the power of 'place'
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Knight Foundation, Bush Foundation, Denver Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Santa Fe Community Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

In upstate New York, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has anchored an $8 million private investment fund for targeted...more

Denver launches growing immigrant defense fund to aid people with problems stemming from their ...
Foundation: Rose Community Foundation, Denver Foundation

The Rose Community Foundation has given $30,000, and the Denver Foundation, which is administering the fund with help from an advisory committee, will chip in $5,000. The intention of Denver's new...more

Coalfire Announces Richard E. Dakin Scholarship Award Winners
Foundation: Denver Foundation

WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Coalfire, a trusted provider of cybersecurity advisory services, today announced the 2017/18 winners of the Richard E. Dakin Cybersecurity...more

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

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Arapahoe County, CO
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