Funding great schools.
Rooted in community.

RootED is passionately committed to ensuring every child in Denver has the opportunity and support to achieve success in school, college and their chosen career.

We believe students, schools, and communities thrive when they have the access, tools, and resources to drive change, so we provide funding and strategic support to schools and organizations that authentically engage their communities to create world-class public schools.

Mission & Values

Our Work

RootED supports autonomous schools and community-driven, community-led work through funding, strategy, collaboration, information and other resources to advance equity in education.

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Partner Highlights

A Letter to the New DPS Superintendent

Published: June 17, 2021

Op-Ed written by Ariel Taylor Smith of Transform Education Now. A letter to the next superintendent of Denver Public Schools: […]

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American Indian Academy of Denver on Colorado Wildfires

Published: June 17, 2021

Middle school students from the American Indian Academy of Denver visited the site of the Hayman fire earlier this spring […]

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Community Voice the Centerpiece in New Research on DPS Equity, Quality

Published: June 17, 2021

Early conversations with Denver Public Schools parents and students participating in a research initiative point to the importance of individualized […]

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