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CCSF's First Advertisement

On January 19, 1995, an advertisement in the Villager newspaper asked a very important question: “How can we turn lemons into lemonade?”

That was the same year that Cherry Creek Schools tried to pass a budget election, but the measure failed to pass. This is the CCSF’s first-ever advertisement, letting our community know that plenty of folks in our community support the critical funding of our schools and encouraging them to support the Foundation. 

Then – and now – Cherry Creek Schools is proud to help support students, no matter what. From funding mental health programs, classroom grants, and emergency relief for families to supporting the district in its goals to help all students find their Pathway of Purpose, the Foundation began with students as the center and continues to this day!

SIDE NOTE: When we tried to find the former Foundation suite (#220), we learned it is now home to computer servers – or so we thought! Did you know that the CCSD Educational Services Center has changed several times in the past thirty years? Between expansions and internal construction, we couldn’t find the actual, original location of the Foundation office in 1995. Fortunately, we not only know where the current location is – but we know the Foundation has a “home” in schools across our district through the funding of classroom grants, mental health programs, and emergency relief.

We’ve enjoyed traveling down memory lane and hope you enjoyed it, too! Stay tuned for more history and we hope you’ll help us write the next thirty years of stories.

Our Impact This Year

  • Grants Awarded to Educators


  • Students Impacted


  • Scholarships Awarded


  • Donated to Mental Health


  • JHL Constructors
  • United Healthcare
    United Healthcare
  • Westerra Credit Union
  • Ed and Kacy Adams
    Ed and Kacy Adams

    Ed and Kacy Adams

  • Margie and Joe Adams
    Margie and Joe Adams

    Margie and Joe Adams

  • DLR Group

    DLR Group

  • Aurora Housing Authority
    Aurora Housing Authority

    Aurora Housing Authority

  • CCA Foundation
  • Johnson Controls
    Johnson Controls

    Johnson Controls

  • Health One
  • Aon
  • 1st Bank
  • MDC Richmond Foundation
  • CCS Facility Services
  • CU Denver
    CU Denver
  • Butler Snow
  • Stifel
  • ANB Bank
    ANB Bank

    ANB Bank

  • Plante Moran
  • Saunders
  • Adolfson & Peterson Construction
  • MA Meyer Construction
  • GTC Construction
    GTC Construction
  • Aurora Chamber of Commerce
    Aurora Chamber of Commerce
  • Kore


  • Kaiser Permanente
    Kaiser Permanente
  • JP Morgan
    JP Morgan

    JP Morgan

  • Alpine Bank
  • Credit Union of Colorado
    Credit Union of Colorado
  • Cuningham Architecture
  • OS Schools
    OS Schools
  • Jacobs
  • Hord Coplan Macht
  • Meteor Education
  • Knoll Team
  • Jacobs
  • CCEA
  • BC Interiors
  • Hilltop Securities
  • Piper Sandler & Co
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • RTA
  • Meteor Education
  • Haselden
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