Nominate a Teacher

A Good Teacher Can Inspire Hope, Ignite The Imagination, And Instill A Love Of Learning.” —Brad Henry

Empower a Teacher Contest

The Butterfly Foundation will be awarding three outstanding Denver-metro area teachers a $1,000 scholarship for their contributions to their school communities.

Teachers may apply or be nominated. If you know an outstanding and dynamic teacher, please nominate them here .

The Deadline to apply is November 30, 2023. The entrant must be a Colorado resident and be able to provide proof of employment in a Denver Metropolitan Area school.


Active Pre-K or K-12 Denver Metropolitan Area teacher

Provide proof of current registration with the Colorado Department of Education on or before the start of the Empower a Teacher Contest.

2024 Butterfly Foundation Grant Application

The Butterfly Foundation is dedicated to supporting people who have suffered a severe loss, illness, or other hardship by empowering them emotionally, spiritually, physically, or financially. We focus on those that do not have other resources or charities to turn to – by providing services to quickly stabilize their lives. If our purpose resonates with what you or your loved one has experienced, please nominate yourself or them today.