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

Nonprofits and taxpayer donors to benefit from new law
Foundation: Bohemian Foundation, El Pomar Foundation, Colorado Trust, Denver Foundation

“The Montrose Community Foundation will continue to work closely with the Colorado Nonprofit Association to make sure that our local nonprofits...more

Dresner Foundation provides $100K grant to MFHC
Foundation: El Pomar Foundation, Denver Foundation

Mountain Family Health Centers announced that it recently received a $100,000 grant from the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation of...more

Denver Foundation buys Cap Hill office building for $4.7M
Foundation: Denver Foundation

The Denver Foundation, which invests money from donors and awards grants to other nonprofits, purchased the four-story office building at...more

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

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Adams County, CO
Arapahoe County, CO
Boulder County, CO
Broomfield County, CO
Denver County, CO
Douglas County, CO
Jefferson County, CO

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Sriracha Businessman Dishes Out Lessons for Social Entrepreneurs

Sriracha Businessman Dishes Out Lessons for Social Entrepreneurs

David Tran, CEO of Huy Fong Foods, makers of the popular Sriracha hot sauce with the green cap, hopes to fill a hot sauce gap where social entrepreneurs can learn from.

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