Since 1965

The Donnell-Kay Foundation is a private family foundation incorporated in 1965 through a trust by the Kay family. Today, our office is located in the historic Equitable Building on the corner of 17th & Stout in downtown Denver.

DK operates as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and invests $1 million annually in people, projects, and programs. If you are seeking grant funding, please invite us to a conversation about your work or share a concept paper.

Meet the Team

Job Opportunities

DK Fellow

DK is seeking a fellow for 8-12 months during 2018.

Our paid fellowship program is an opportunity for a smart, passionate, and forward-thinking individual who will actively contribute to our team, mission, and the education community. Fellows spend their time immersing themselves in Colorado's education system and pursuing a particular project of interest, with the goal of developing their ability to think and advocate creatively.
Learn more about the fellowship and apply today. Applications are due by Thursday, February 15th.

ReSchool Learner Advocate

DK is seeking a Learner Advocate to join the ReSchool Colorado team.

Learner Advocates work with youth and their parents to understand their values and context, articulate their learning goals, build relationships, networks and social capital, increase capacity to make meaningful choices about education, and access excellent learning opportunities both within school and beyond.

View the job description here. Applications will be accepted beginning on January 23, 2018 until the position is filled. This is a full-time position with an ideal start date of March 2018.

Board of Trustees

  • Kim Knous Dolan

    Vice President
  • Tony Lewis

  • Kaylin Dines

  • Connie Dines