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. 

President - Lauren Cheney, FirstBank
Vice President - Bob Golden, Water Design-Build Council
Treasurer - Bob Colwell, Colwell & Company
Assistant Treasurer - Jen Harrison
Secretary - Renee Spangler
Immediate Past President - Doug Applegate, Centennial State Wealth Advisors


Mike Ceilley, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment
Angela Christensen, PTO President's Council
Brian Ewert, LPS Superintendent
Derek Handley, Kostoff & Co., NOVA Home Loans
Jennifer Henninger - City of Littleton
Tim Mitchell - Chatham Financial
Karen Myles 
Sean O'Shea - Binning Family Foundation
Jack Reutzel - LPS Board of Education
Stacey Riendeau, Principal, Heritage High School
Dave Tacha, AssuredPartners


Beth Best, Executive Director
Brenda Staab, Assistant to the Executive Director
Christy Kurowski, Event Coordinator

Apply to Serve on Our Board

Considering serving our community by joining our Board of Directors?  Please check out our Board Job Description and Expectations

For quesitons, please call our office at 303.347.3478 or email LPSFInfo[at]LPS.K12.CO[dot]US