Douglas County Charity & Non Profit

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

Alie Foundation 9854 Rosemont Avenue Littleton CO 80124 303-662-8402

Cars Helping Charities 4833 Front Street Castle Rock CO 80104 303-423-2277

Christian Scholarship Foundation 8094 North Saguaro Ridge Road Parker CO 80138 303-841-4559

Double Angel Foundation 10521 South Parker Road Parker CO 80134 303-841-2420

Mesa Verde Foundation 823 South Perry Street Castle Rock CO 80104 303-321-3120

National Cancer Prevention Fund 37 Castle Pines Drive North Castle Rock CO 80108 303-861-0866

Schweiger Ranch Foundation 10822 South Havana Street Lone Tree CO 80124 303-790-0557

About Douglas County Charities & Non-Profits

Douglas County Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Douglas County, CO. The mission of a Douglas 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 Douglas 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:
  • Douglas County nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Douglas County 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Douglas County Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Douglas County Charities

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

Fundraising Programs

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