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.

Racial equity guides and connects all of The Denver Foundation’s work. 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 ideal candidates for these positions will have an unwavering commitment to racial equity.

The Denver Foundation offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, retirement contribution, tuition assistance, and medical, life, and disability.

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Current Job Openings


Vice President of Communications

The VP of Communications develops and leads effective communications and marketing strategies to advance the goals, strategy, and mission of The Denver Foundation. The VP of Communications also serves as a senior leader who advises as a thought partner and trusted colleague to other senior leaders regarding organizational strategy. Click here for full details and information on how to apply.


Vice President of Engaged Philanthropy

The Vice President of Engaged Philanthropy is part of the Impact Group and oversees the Engaged Philanthropy work. This position has a supervisor role that includes managing direct reports and overseeing the Engaged Philanthropy team. The position is responsible for ensuring delivery on core fundraising and grantmaking goals, as well as working with the Senior Director of Leadership, Policy, and Learning to integrate the overall goals of the Impact Group. Click here for full details and information on how to apply


Senior Engaged Philanthropy Officer

The Senior Engaged Philanthropy Officer is a frontline fundraising and community engagement position, responsible for managing a portfolio of current and prospective donors and grantees. The Senior Engaged Philanthropy Officer will work with donors and nonprofits to achieve the Foundation’s annual revenue goals, execute on annual grantmaking goals, and integrate the two for optimum community impact. Click here for full details and information on how to apply