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

The Littleton Public Schools Foundation raises funds to support and enhance the LPS tradition of excellence in educating students throughout our community.

Our Core Values:

  • Partner with the district to support student needs
  • Invest in student achievement, strategic innovation and the future success of all LPS students
  • Promote the value of Littleton Public Schools throughout our community
  • Actively seek and develop broad-based funding sources
  • Manage the LPS Foundation with integrity, transparency and sound financial practices

LPSF has provided over $5 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  
Brett Spenst, Littleton Adventist Hospital - Vice President
Bob Colwell, Colwell & Company - Treasurer
Becca Damiano, Coldwell Banker Devonshire - 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
Kim Harja, Charles Schwab
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
Lauren Wiss, FirstBank

Beth Best, Executive Director
Brenda Staab, Administrative Assistant