Aurora Charity & Non Profit

Find Aurora Colorado charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.


Aurora Welcome Center 1085 Peoria Street Aurora CO 80011 303-365-5730


Bibliographical Center 14394 East Evans Avenue Aurora CO 80014 303-751-6277

Cars For Charity 4871 South Tower Way Aurora CO 80015 303-853-4483

Geospatial Information & Technology Association 14456 East Evans Avenue Aurora CO 80014 303-337-0513

Second Chance Center 1477 Lima Street Aurora CO 80010 303-537-5838

Starlight Childrens Foundation 750 Potomac Street Aurora CO 80011 720-949-1318

Tenac Memorial Charities 5150 South Elk Street Aurora CO 80016 720-505-9755

The Enlisted Association 1111 South Abilene Court Aurora CO 80012 303-752-0660

Trinity Services Foundation 1428 South Cathay Street Aurora CO 80017 303-696-2657

About Aurora Charities & Non-Profits

Aurora Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Aurora, CO. The mission of an Aurora Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include churches, educational organizations, hospitals or medical research organizations, or organizations tied to public universities.

You may contact Non-Profit Charitable organizations for questions about:
  • Aurora nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Aurora 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Aurora Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Aurora Charities

There are many types of Aurora Charities that focus on benefiting society and the general public. Some Charities are structured to help animals, either through supporting animal welfare, wildlife conservation, or in zoos and aquariums. Other Aurora charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Aurora nonprofits can also have educational missions, including serving as educational institutions or supporting students through funding.

International NGOs, or non-governmental organizations, are typically classified as Charities. They are organized around providing international development aid, disaster relief and humanitarian aid, or human rights advocacy and aid for children. Another major category of Charities in Aurora, Colorado is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

Aurora nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the Aurora government, private corporations and foundations, or other Charities. At least a third of a Charity's financial support must come from the general public. This funding is used by the Charity to advance its goals. Charities can also raise money through events, product or membership sales, or grants. Aurora grants can come from the government, foundations, or individuals, and they typically require an application process.

501(c)3 Tax Exemption

Charities are exempt from paying certain taxes because of the contributions they make to the public. As Non-Profit organizations, Charities in Colorado do not declare a profit and instead use their revenue and fundraising to run the Charity and benefit the public interest. Legally, Charities can be organized in a number of ways to maintain their tax-exempt status. Contributions made to certain Charities, known as Aurora 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.