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 DDES’ fundraising priorities is to expand on the generous gift of the Daniels Fund by supporting teacher teacher leadership support through teacher assistants, interventionists, specialists, professional development, and coaching opportunities.

Help us fulfill our mission by clicking on the donate button above.  Colorado Gives is a year-round, online giving website featuring more than 1,800 Colorado nonprofit organizations. Made possible by Community First Foundation since 2007, encourages charitable giving by providing comprehensive, objective and up-to-date information about Colorado nonprofits and an easy way to support them online. Community First Foundation’s tax ID is 51-0157964. All of the charities on are recognized by the Internal Revenue Service and the Secretary of State and are in good standing. Donations are tax deductible as charitable contributions to the full extent permitted by law.

It Takes a City to Build a School

Leave a lasting legacy.Contribute a building block to the city landscape installation and make history by supporting Denver’s first downtown public elementary school.

These 4×4 inch wood blocks will contain metal plates engraved with your name, a family name, name in memoriam or the name of your organization. Your donation will commemorate the community spirit and generosity of all those who are responsible for creating the Downtown Denver Expeditionary School.

When you contribute to our school at the following levels you can also receive a block. There are several levels of contribution. $150-$299, $300 to $499 and $500 and up.

To purchase your block, select  the Buy a Block option on Colorado Gives!