The Denver Afterschool Alliance has been made possible by a three-year grant from The Wallace Foundation with matching support from The Denver Foundation, The Piton Foundation, Mile High United Way, Denver Public Schools Foundation and the Denver Office of Children’s Affairs. This support will allow the City of Denver to build a sustainable system that will contribute to the successful development of Denver youth by increasing access to and participation in quality afterschool programs.
- The Wallace Foundation
The Wallace Foundation is an independent, national foundation dedicated to supporting and sharing effective ideas and practices that expand learning and enrichment opportunities for children.
- Office of Children's Affairs
The Denver Afterschool Alliance is a sponsored initiative of the Office of Children's Affairs, which serves as the fiscal sponsor for the The Wallace Foundation grant and matching funds. One of the Office’s top priorities is to develop a citywide infrastructure and system of support for organizations that serve children and youth during the out-of-school hours.
- The Denver Foundation
As Colorado’s oldest community foundation, the mission of The Denver Foundation is to inspire people and mobilize resources to strengthen the community.
- Denver Public Schools Foundation
In partnership with Denver Public Schools, the Denver Public Schools Foundation raises and manages funds, makes strategic program investments and serves as a community leader so that all students have the opportunity to succeed.
- Mile High United Way
Mile High United Way leverages relationships and invests resources to drive social change. They lead the community in achieving measurable results in the areas of School Readiness, Youth Success and Adult Self-Sufficiency.
- The Piton Foundation
The Piton Foundation is a private, operating foundation funded by the Gary Community Investment Company to develop and implement programs to improve education, expand economic opportunities for families and strengthen lower-income communities.
The Denver Afterschool Alliance also benefits from in-kind support from the following entities: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, The Civic Canopy, CiviCore, Denver Public Schools, Denver Parks & Recreation and the Office of Children's Affairs.