The 20th anniversary season of The Denver Post Pen & Podium kicks off with the award-winning and bestselling author of Homegoing and Transcendent Kingdom, Yaa Gyasi on Monday, October 16, 2023. Series subscriptions are sold out, however there are a limited number of single tickets available. Visit penandpodium.newmantix.com to purchase now. Visit penandpodium.com for more information on the Pen & Podium Series.
On February 13, 2023, Pen & Podium welcomed Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and journalist, Elizabeth Kolbert to the stage. Kolbert is the author of The Sixth Extinction; Field Notes from a Catastrophe, and Under the White Sky. Prior to her presentation, members from the evening’s charitable partner, Stories on Stage, were backstage to meet with the Ms. Kolbert. Pictured from left to right are John Bardeen, Kay Taylor, Elizabeth Kolbert, Abbe Stutsman and Anthony Powell.
Thanks to the kindness of 3,900 donors, the generous matching grant from Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Foundation, the partnership from MDC/Richmond American Homes Foundation, and a large gift from an anonymous donor – $1,700,000 will make a tremendous impact on thousands of children, families, and adults through programs focused on hunger, homelessness, children and youth, and health and wellness.
Click here to see a list of the 51 Season To Share nonprofit grantees that will strengthen metro Denver by nourishing those who experience hunger, housing families and individuals in need of a permanent home, preparing children and youth for success in the classroom and in life, and protecting children and families in need with medical care.
Through The Denver Post Community Foundation, Season To Share grants support local, qualified agencies that focus on homelessness, hunger, children and youth and health and wellness. These grantees provide programs that help low-income children, families and adults move out of poverty toward stabilization and self-sufficiency. To read stories about grantees that were published in The Sunday Denver Post each week during the campaign, click here to visit the Season To Share page on denverpost.com.
The Denver Post Season To Share helps those less fortunate in our community improve their lives and become self-sufficient. With the generous support of donors and partners, grants are made to qualified nonprofit organizations in metro Denver that focus on Hunger, Homelessness, Children and Youth and Health and Wellness.
If you are interested in applying for a Season To Share grant, please review the requirements and guidelines at seasontoshare.com/apply-for-a-grant. Letters of Inquiry will be accepted through our online portal from eligible nonprofit agencies through June 30, 2022. CLICK HERE to access the LOI form. Please note – we will only accept submissions through this link, not through email or the US Postal Service.
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The Denver Post proudly presents the 2021 Pen & Podium Virtual Series – a five-part lecture series featuring some of the world’s most distinguished and thought-provoking writers. Individual virtual event tickets are available for $35 each. For more information, please click here.
- Timothy Egan – past event
- Marlon James – past event
- Yotam Ottolenghi – past event
- Tayari Jones – Monday, June 7, 7:30 p.m.
- Emma Donoghue – Monday, June 21, 7:30 p.m.
Save the date – The Denver Post Pedal The Plains Bicycle Tour will be September 10 – 12, 2021. Click here to see a message from Governor Jared Polis. This annual cycling event is an initiative of The Denver Post and the State of Colorado and celebrates the agricultural roots and frontier heritage of the Eastern Plains of Colorado. The ride creates an opportunity for cyclists from the Front Range and beyond to learn about farming and ranching, while experiencing the culture, history and landscape of Colorado’s high plains.
The Denver Post Pedal The Plains Bicycle Tour is a program of The Denver Post Community Foundation, a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, tax identification #27-4328521.
Thank you to all who contributed to the 2019 Denver Post Season To Share presented by Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Foundation. The funds raised will be granted to more than 50 metro Denver nonprofit organizations that provide life changing programs for low-income children, families and individuals. These agencies work tirelessly to prepare children and youth for success in the classroom and in life; protect children and families in need with medical care; house families and individuals in need of a permanent home; and nourish those who experience hunger. Agencies will be announced at the end of March.
This one-of-a-kind performing arts sampler series offers patrons a diverse combination of Denver’s best music, dance, theatre and opera performances. The 2019 Fall Passport To The Arts package is just $165 for the following four great shows (valued at $199). Visit passporttothearts.com for more information.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
MISS SAIGON | Denver Center Attractions | Buell Theatre
Friday, October 4, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPHONY No. 4 | Colorado Symphony | Boettcher Concert Hall
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
ROSSINI’S THE BARBER OF SEVILLE | Opera Colorado | The Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.
SHAKESPEARE’S TWELFTH NIGHT | Denver Center Theatre Company | Space Theatre
The Denver Post Passport To The Arts is a program of The Denver Post Community Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, which serves to improve and enrich the lives of those in our community through support of programs benefiting arts and culture; children and youth; education and literacy; and the provision of basic human services. Thank you for your support! To learn more, visit denverpostcommunity.com.
Thank you to all who participated in the 2019 Denver Post Pedal The Plains Bicycle Tour – Friday, September 13 – 15. The 3-Day Tour took cyclists on a 200 mile adventure through the host communities of Lamar, Holly and Springfield in southeast Colorado. Pedal The Plains creates an opportunity for cyclists from the Front Range and beyond to learn about farming and ranching, while experiencing the culture, history and landscape of Colorado’s high plains. pedaltheplains.com