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Driving Community Investment in Our Schools


Statement of Purpose: In partnership with Denver Public Schools we raise and manage funds, make strategic program investments, and serve as community leaders so that all students have the opportunity to succeed.


Address: 1860 Lincoln St. 9th Floor, Denver, CO 80203
Phone Number: 720-423-3553
Fax: 720-423-3968
Email Address:
Web Site:


Number of Employees: 8


Major Fund-raisers: Achieve Gala - Annual Celebration of Denver Public Schools


Executive Committee: Kristin Richardson, Chair; Francisco Garcia, Vice Chair; Donna Lynne, Secretary; Leslie Mitchell, Treasurer
Director(s): Tom Boasberg, Superintendent; Scott Binder, Comcast; Brooke Brown, The Carson Foundation; Scott Carpenter; Anschutz Investment Company; Rob Cohen, The IMA Financial Group, Inc.; Noel Ginsburg, Intertech Plastics; Bruce Hoyt, DPS Board of Education; Mariner Kemper, UMB Bank; Margot McClendon Pinto, Community Leader; Sharon Montgomery, Qwest Communications; Rich Rainaldi, Civicore; Jeff Ross, Ross Aviation; Ron Williams, Gary-Williams Energy
Key Personnel: Kristin Heath Colon, President/CEO; Alison Kolwaite, Senior Director of Development; Kim Martinez, Controller; Tiffany Cooley, Development Director; Michele Kilen, Development Associate; Arlene Guillen, Office Manager/Executive Assistant; Laci Gettings, Office Assistant


Founded: 1992
Community Served: Denver


Ongoing Projects: After-School and Tutoring & Enrichment Programs; Principal Leadership Training; Classroom Grants




Previous Event Coverage:

DPS Aims to Achieve DPS Aims to Achieve
April 25, 2013 DPS Foundation Achieves Greatness at Annual Gala
April 24, 2012 10th Anniversary of DPS Gala a Smashing Success
April 12, 2011 Denver Public Schools Foundation Achieve Gala
April 20, 2010 Denver Public School Foundation's "Achieve" Gala Evening celebrating students and their schools
May 13, 2008 An Night at Zengo for Denver Public Schools Foundation
March 05, 2008 Denver Public Schools Foundation Hosts an Evening Dedicated to Achievement
March 21, 2007 DPS Foundation Celebrating Success
May 11, 2006 DPSF Educational Celebration and Dinner
May 12, 2005 A Celebration of Denver Public Schools
March 08, 2005 DPS Foundation Benefits from Grand Opening of Wolfgang Puck Express
September 16, 2004 A New Neighbor Extends a Welcome to Denver Public Schools
May 18, 2004 Denver Public Schools Foundation Gala