Congratulations to Colorado 4-H

The Denver Post Community Foundation and Pedal The Plains were proud to present a $7,000 grant to Colorado 4-H on Saturday, September 17 in La Junta, Colorado in support of their mission and dedication to youth.

The Denver Post Holiday Passport To The Arts Tickets Available Now!

Don’t miss the holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, on Thursday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stage Theatre. Tickets are $40 each and will be sold on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. Proceeds benefit The Denver Post Community Foundation. 
For more information and to purchase tickets, click here

Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Pepsi Center Nov. 19

A Holiday Must-See for a Great Cause   

Don’t miss this must-see holiday concert! Trans-Siberian Orchestra presents The Ghosts of Christmas Eve – The Best of TSO and More, will be in Denver on Saturday, November 19 with two showtimes 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and in Colorado Springs on November 20 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
With more than 10 million albums sold, TSO has inspired generations of fans to rediscover the multi-dimensional art form of the rock opera. Meanwhile, on the road, they have become one of the world’s top acts, with Billboard magazine naming TSO as one of the top touring artists of the past decade – playing to more than 100 million people in 80+ cities, selling more than $280 million worth of tickets and presenting $11 million to charity.

The Denver Post Community Foundation is so very grateful to once again be selected as a beneficiary, in support of Basket of Joy, a program produced in partnership with Volunteers of America. This donation will help enrich the lives of more than 5,280 home-bound and isolated seniors in our community by providing a basket of fruit this holiday season.
To purchase TSO tickets, click here. For more information on Basket of Joy, click here.

The Denver Post Season To Share Begins Oct. 30

The Denver Post Season To Share Holiday Campaign is almost here! Through The Denver Post Season To Share, a McCormick Foundation Fund, grants are made to local nonprofit organizations making a difference for low-income children, adults and families. These qualified nonprofits provide life-changing programs that offer year-round education and mentoring; give access to healthy meals and food supplies; provide stable and affordable housing and offer access to free or low-cost dental and medical services.
Thanks to the generosity of donors and the 50% match from the McCormick Foundation, those less fortunate in our communities have a chance to improve their lives. With all expenses paid, 100% of donations, plus the match, is granted across Metro Denver.
In the 2015/16 campaign, over 4,950 donors plus the generous match by the McCormick Foundation provided $2,290,000 in grants to 49 nonprofit agencies including four new signature grants for $100,000 each.
Please save the date to make your donation and help us spread the word so we can make the 2016/17 campaign another great success for our community!
For more information and to donate to The Denver Post Season To Share, click here.  

3rd Annual Singleton Legacy Grant Awarded to Colorado FFA Foundation

$50,000 grant will support Supervised Agricultural Innovation Grant program  
The Denver Post Community Foundation presented its 3rd Annual Dean Singleton Legacy Grant to the Colorado FFA Foundation on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. This year’s grant will assist FFA students to start or enhance an enterprise through a supervised and mentored program. By providing grants to students, they can explore areas of agriculture of interest to them as well as look at innovative projects and practices or niche markets. Students will apply in the fall for scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500 and if selected, will work with their agricultural education instructor as well as community mentor to develop and grow their project.
“The Colorado FFA Foundation is near and dear to my heart. I am so proud that The Denver Post Community Foundation is able to support the Supervised Agricultural Innovation Grant program this year,” said Dean Singleton, the Legacy Grant namesake. “The work being done by FFA students is so important to our community and this grant will help encourage new and improved ideas. I was honored to be an FFA member in my younger days and encourage all current and future student members to be proud of the values represented by wearing the blue jacket. I know I am, 50 years later.”
“This grant will be transformational for many students and FFA Chapters across the state. It will provide the needed funding to help students gain experience in innovative entrepreneurship experiences,” said Don Thorn, Executive Director of Colorado FFA Foundation. “This is just what we needed to get this program off the ground. Many thanks to The Denver Post Community Foundation and Dean Singleton for providing us this opportunity.”
The Dean Singleton Legacy Grant is named after William Dean Singleton, who built the nation’s second-largest newspaper company. Dean retired as chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., owner of The Denver Post and sits on the Board of Directors for The Denver Post Community Foundation.
For more information on Colorado FFA Foundation, click here. For more information on the Dean Singleton Legacy Grant, click here