About Us

Littleton Public Schools Foundation is the fundraising partner for Littleton Public Schools. Providing a quality education for every child is at the forefront of our purpose. We are committed to generating financial resources and building community partnerships that enhance student and staff success in all of our neighborhood schools. We have been in existence since 1991 and are a registered, standalone 501©3 organization in sound financial condition with its sole purpose to raise funds in support of educational programs for all schools within Littleton Public Schools.    

Our Mission

We raise funds to support each LPS student's unique path to success.

Our Core Values:

  • We are passionate and purposeful in delivering on our mission
  • We align with the strategic priorities of our educational partner, Littleton Public Schools
  • We actively promote the value of Littleton Public Schools
  • We energetically seek out generous hearts and minds to invest in our mission
  • We manage the Foundation with integrity and transparency, and with sound financial practices
  • We are accountable to our donors and appreciative of their generosity
  • We are strategic in our investements and measure success by the programs we fund and their impact on LPS students

LPSF has provided over $6 million in funding to Littleton Public Schools and has made an impact in every school and all educational subjects, including the areas of the arts, STEM and physical education. The LPS Foundation is focused on connecting industry to education and building long-standing partnerships that will benefit all students and inspire future generations.

Board of Directors and Staff

Consisting of business and community leaders, parents, alumni and district representatives the Board of Directors for the Littleton Public Schools Foundation is committed to providing financial resources needed to ensure that every child receives an excellent education. 

Doug Applegate, Centennial State Wealth Advisors - President  
Becca Damiano, Damiano Properties/Coldwell Banker Devonshire- Vice President
Bob Colwell, Colwell & Company - Treasurer
Lauren Cheney,  FirstBank - Secretary
Mary McGlone – Immediate Past President 

Ashley Broer, Principal, Options Middle School
Mike Ceilley, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment
Carla Hamre Donelson, Retired Corporate Executive
Brian Ewert, LPS Superintendent
Bob Golden, South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce
Derek Handley, Kostoff & Co., NOVA Home Loans
Linda Hasting, Community Liaison
Julie Hopson, PPC President
Holly Malcolm, Metro Brokers
Allyson Mallory, Principal, Ralph Moody Elementary
Kelli Narde, City of Littleton
Robert Reichardt, Board of Education
Lara Reinhard, Janus Henderson Investors
Dave Tacha, AssuredPartners
Wes Schrader, Columbine Logging, Inc.
Nancy Seavall, Community Representative


Beth Best, Executive Director
Brenda Staab, Assistant to the Executive Director