Grants Management Officer

Denver Public Schools Foundation | Denver, Colorado



Denver Public Schools Foundation believes our city is strengthened by every student who graduates ready to lead a successful life. As the strategic fundraising partner to DPS, we work alongside district leaders and educators to advocate for the highest impact investments and galvanize the philanthropic and community support necessary to ensure Every Child Succeeds. Every day, DPS Foundation invests in accelerating progress for our schools and students; connects the community to our classrooms; and inspires confidence in the promise of public education for DPS’s more than 92,000 students and nearly 200 schools. For additional information, please visit

Job Summary

The Grants Management Officer will play an important role in helping Denver Public Schools Foundation reach its fundraising goals by leading the conceptualization, strategic implementation and overall administration of DPS Foundation’s grant fundraising activities. The primary responsibilities of this position include researching philanthropic funding opportunities, writing grant proposals/applications, reviewing grant proposals by DPS grant managers, and ensuring compliance with awarded grants requirements. This position also will ensure specific, measurable outcomes are delivered in support of each proposal or project. This position also operates and manages the A to Z Fund, which provides grants to DPS schools for programs and activities that go beyond schools’ limited budgets.

Reports To

The Grants Management Officer reports to the Vice President of Strategy & Development and works closely with the Vice President of Finance & Operations.


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Denver Public Schools Foundation