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News and Announcements

Dec 31, 2014
Happy New Year!

The Denver Foundation is open until 5 p.m. on December 31, and will then close for the holiday weekend, re-opening at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, January 5th. If you are seeking to make a gift to the Foundation before the end of the year, please click on the Donate Now link in the upper right hand corner of this page. Gifts postmarked on December 31 will also be accepted for the 2014 tax year.

Dec 11, 2014
Family Makes First Round of Grants from The Arapahoe High School Community Fund in Honor of Claire Davis

As the one-year anniversary of the untimely and tragic death of Arapahoe High School senior Claire Davis approaches, her family plans to acknowledge her memory with acts of generosity, made possible through gifts from thousands of community members in Claire's memory.

Dec 02, 2014
Will you help The Denver Foundation make an impact?

In 2014, The Denver Foundation had a relatively simple charge: Be nimble. Be grateful. Be humble. Be strategic. As we went about our work to inspire people and mobilize resources to strengthen our community, we used those attributes as a touchstone. Please consider a contribution to help us deepen our impact, and make a true difference for those most vulnerable in our community. Thank you! Click on the title above for more information.

Nov 25, 2014
Colorado Gives Day

We encourage you to support your favorite nonprofits on December 9th through Colorado Gives Day. Please note that Denver Foundation donor-advised funds cannot make grants through Colorado Gives Day; fundholders will need to make direct gifts to their charities.

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