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


Senior Director of Engaged Philanthropy

The Senior Director 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



The Accountant is responsible for providing accounting services to the entire Foundation. The position will participate in overseeing the accuracy and integrity of the accounting system, and requires strong progressive accounting experience, excellent customer service, strong computer skills, attention to detail, strong communication skills, flexibility to adapt, and the ability to manage and complete multiple tasks. Click here for full details and information on how to apply


Director of Gifts & Grants

The Director of Gifts & Grants oversees and manages the gift and grant processes of the Foundation. To effectively manage transactions for the Foundation, the Director of Gifts & Grants works collaboratively across the multiple departments and constituents with a deep understanding of our systems, the grantees’, donors’, and other stakeholders’ needs and ensures those perspectives are incorporated in the processes. The Director supervises the gift and grant team and provides higher-level administrative support across the Foundation. Click here for full details and information on how to apply