Join The Denver Foundation team.


Be a part of Colorado’s largest and most experienced community foundation. The Denver Foundation helps generous people create charitable legacies and give back to the community through Community Grants. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to racial equity.

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In our work and within our team, we honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our community. Our vision is a Metro Denver that is racially equitable in its leadership, prosperity, and culture, and we are a catalytic leader that engages critical issues and accelerates systems change. To achieve this, we believe that all staff must be intentional in applying Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity to their practice. 

The Denver Foundation staff and board who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American or Pacific Islander, Black, Indigenous and Latino/Latina are represented below:

46%
Staff Members

33%
Trustees

25%
Board Officers

What it’s like to work at The Denver Foundation

Most importantly, you will be joining an organization that the community recognizes as responsible stewards of charitable dollars that truly impacts the community, and has for almost 100 years. We are a small but mighty team that loves what we do, and is dedicated to supporting staff’s professional development and career goals.

Our competitive benefits package includes paid time off, ten paid holidays, retirement contribution, tuition assistance, and medical (with employer HSA and FSA contributions), dental, vision, life, and disability. We offer a hybrid work environment, onsite gym, and central Denver workspace with parking and RTD Ecopass. 

Read the full descriptions of the health benefits and financial benefits we offer.

 

Our current office environment

We continue to take actions intended to protect our staff, guests, and vendors from COVID-19 while inside our office, Casa Grande. We continue to monitor laws, rules, regulations, and local guidance to update our protocols as needed.

Recognizing the benefits of balancing working time ‘in office’ with working time ‘in community’ we are currently operating in a hybrid work environment. Staff are asked to work in the office at least two days per week and in community at least one day per week.

Staff are required to be up-to-date on the COVID-19 vaccine to be in the office. All staff, guests, and vendors, regardless of vaccination status, are encouraged to follow CDC and local mask guidance while inside Casa Grande. 

Job Opening: Advisor Relations Officer


The advisor relations officer will engage and grow our network of professional advisors and qualify all professional advisors associated with donor funds; manage, recruit for, and engage our Professional Advisors Council as the foundation’s premier advisor engagement tool; identify, develop, and promote strategies that expand the diversity of the foundation’s advisor networks, and work with other impact group colleagues to drive advisor relations activities across the foundation. This position will partner with advisor networks to produce content and thought leadership on aspects of racial equity in the advisor industry, serve as the primary intake for new business inquiries from professional advisors, and partner with the Engaged Philanthropy and Philanthropic investment teams to develop a comprehensive plan for increasing Professional Advisor services and opportunities at the foundation. Read the full job description.

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Job Opening: Associate Scholarships Officer


The associate scholarships officer will serve as the relationship manager for a combination of scholarship funds and ensure compliance and adherence to scholarship and financial aid policies and practices. This role works closely with other members of the Scholarships and Impact teams and various internal and external stakeholders. The position is also responsible for attracting and retaining donors to establish new and increase existing scholarship funds, supporting designated scholarship funds recruitment and nomination processes, assisting online scholarship applicants, and responding to general inquiries to The Denver Foundation about all scholarship programs. Read the full job description.

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Job Opening: Bilingual Foundation Services Coordinator


The bilingual foundation services coordinator will perform data entry and basic reporting for the foundation’s Impact Group and assist with the foundation’s events, convenings, and meetings by providing event and administrative support. The bilingual foundation services coordinator also supports business operations by providing workflow development and administrative support to those responsible for project management. Read the full job description.

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Job Opening: Executive Assistant


The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support, including scheduling appointments and meetings and event support, for our CIO, Impact Senior Directors, and several of the foundation’s committees. The Executive Assistant will also compile, transcribe, and distribute minutes of committee meetings and prepare and process invoices, grants, contracts, and other documents for the CIO and Impact Senior Directors. Read the full job description.

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Vendors, consultants, and other partners


The Denver Foundation continues to see partnerships with vendors, consultants, and other partners to help us with our work. This may include consultants to help with equity, diversity, and inclusion training or freelancer writer and photographers. If you are interested in adding your name to our potential vendor list, please email Rob Hill at rhill@denverfoundation.org.