Arapahoe County Charity & Non Profit

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


Adolph Coors Foundation 4100 East Mississippi Avenue Denver CO 80246 303-388-1636


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

Catholic Charities 8 West Dry Creek Circle Littleton CO 80120 720-377-1359

Colorado African Organization 1582 South Parker Road Denver CO 80231 303-751-2290

Colorado Foundation For Medical Care 61 Inverness Drive East Englewood CO 80112 720-460-4150

Footprints Foundation 7375 South Peoria Street Englewood CO 80112 303-799-8020

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

Hanhee Kim Mission Center 1951 South Oneida Street Denver CO 80224 303-757-0777

Kemme Family Foundation 6042 South Aberdeen Street Littleton CO 80120 303-794-6475

Kepner Charitable Foundation 5161 Juniper Street Littleton CO 80123 303-795-5568

Littleton Hockey Association 6580 South Vine Street Centennial CO 80121 303-703-8085

Littlton Pub Schols Foundation 199 East Littleton Boulevard Littleton CO 80121 303-347-4475

Morris Animal Foundation 45 Inverness Drive East Englewood CO 80112 303-790-2345

Muscular Dystrophy Association 720 South Colorado Boulevard Glendale CO 80246 303-504-5252

Project Cure 10377 East Geddes Avenue Englewood CO 80112 303-792-0729

Rocky Mountain Stroke Association 5666 South Bannock Street Littleton CO 80120 303-730-8800

Salazar Family Foundation 5566 South Sycamore Street Littleton CO 80120 303-989-9100

Scleroderma Foundation 2975 South Pennsylvania Street Englewood CO 80113 303-806-6686

About Arapahoe County Charities & Non-Profits

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

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

There are many types of Arapahoe County 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 Arapahoe County charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Arapahoe County 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 Arapahoe County, Colorado is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These Arapahoe County nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

Arapahoe County nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the Arapahoe County 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. Arapahoe County 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 Arapahoe County 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.