The Denver Post Community Foundation strives to fulfill Denver Post Community’s mission of improving and enriching the lives of those in our community by raising and distributing money to Denver area nonprofits in the areas of arts and culture; children and youth; education and literacy; and the provision of basic human services.
Archive for month: April, 2014
Season to Share focuses on alleviating poverty by funding nonprofit agencies in five guideline areas: Child/Youth Education; Hunger; Housing; Literacy; and Health/Wellness.
Denver Post Community is proud to have a long history of supporting the events and cultural institutions that define Denver. By lending support to some of the area’s top nonprofit events and organizations in their promotional and fundraising efforts, we hope to ensure that these high quality programs remain accessible to everyone in our community, both now and in the future.
ACTS (Assisting the Community Through Service) provides a means for Denver Post and MediaNews Group co-workers, along with their families and friends, to add value to the community by participating in group volunteer efforts to benefit local nonprofit agencies.
Ride The Rockies
For more than 27 years, this event annually hosts over 2,000 registered cyclists on a 6-7 day bicycle tour through the beautiful mountains of Colorado. The event is so popular that a lottery registration system is required. Riders stay in local communities along the route and are treated to fantastic hospitality, meals, entertainment along the way.
PEN & PODIUM
This five-part literary lecture series featuring some of the world’s most distinguished and thought-provoking writers. Each presentation includes an engaging lecture by a renowned author followed by a question and answer period during which audience members can address the speaker directly.
Announcing! Backstage@Pen & Podium: a new series of backstage video interviews with the authors of Pen & Podium.
Check out our first one featuring Ms. Isabel Wilkerson, author of “Warmth of Other Suns” (lecture: Feb. 3, 2014)
CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS TRAIN
This annual tradition, started in the early 1900s by The Denver Post, takes 800+ ticketed passengers up the rails on a steam engine train to Cheyenne for a grand ol’ day at Cheyenne Frontier Days. Train fans from across the county and the metro area come to experience a day of fun and the joys of riding a train pulled by the only operating steam engine in the country, the Union Pacific 844. The day includes a breakfast and dinner on the train, a parade in Cheyenne, a catered barbecue lunch, and tickets to rodeo.
The Denver Post Underground Music Showcase is the largest indie music festival in the Rocky Mountain region held annually. The event features over 300 performances over 4 days every July.