Join The Denver Foundation team.

Be a part of Colorado’s oldest and largest community foundation. The Denver Foundation helps generous people create charitable legacies and give back to the community through Community Grants.

We support community groups and nonprofit organizations in the seven-county Metro Denver area, with an ongoing commitment to reducing disparities and promoting equity for the most vulnerable members of our community. In our work and within our team, we honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our community.

About the foundation


Current Job Openings



The Controller is responsible for the oversight of financial, investment and fund management for the Foundation. The position requires understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, ability to communicate effectively, strong organizational and problem solving skills, ability to work independently and flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced environment. The employee must maintain professional relationships with internal staff at all levels and also maintain relationships with board, committee members, external vendors, donors and other stakeholders. This position works closely with the CFO. Click here for full details on this position and information on how to apply. 


Director of Engaged Learning

The Director of Engaged Learning leads learning and evaluation strategies across the Foundation. The position translates the Foundation’s vision for social change into an evaluation framework and leads the implementation of that framework. The position requires proven skills in conceptualizing strategies for assessing progress and impact, strategic learning, forming collaborative relationships, community capacity building, and interpersonal communications. Click here for full details on this position and information on how to apply.


Planned Giving Officer

The Planned Giving Officer position is a frontline fundraising position, responsible for managing a portfolio of current and prospective donors, as well as estate and complex gift management and coordination. The Planned Giving Officer will work with other impact group colleagues to steward and recognize current Community Legacy Society members, to work with prospects to build the pipeline for planned gifts, and work with staff and legal counsel to help the Foundation accept complex assets and bequests. Click here for full details on this position and information on how to apply


Temporary Information Technology Specialist

Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the Temporary Information Technology Specialist is responsible for day-to-day support of the Foundation’s IT users, systems, and infrastructure. This position will provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 support for users, and help ensure computer hardware and software, as well as networks and servers, work consistently and correctly. This position is responsible for procuring, deploying, and maintaining workstations, associated peripheral equipment, and various supporting systems within the Foundation. This position requires a broad range of skills from technical knowledge to understanding of modern business practices. Click here for full details on this position and information on how to apply.