Jefferson County Charity & Non Profit

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


2xtreme Foundation 8101 Shaffer Parkway Littleton CO 80127 720-922-9779


ALS Association 7403 Church Ranch Boulevard Westminster CO 80021 303-832-2322

American Cycling Association 1010 Washington Avenue Golden CO 80401 303-458-5538

Arvada Community Food Bank 8555 West 57th Avenue Arvada CO 80002 303-424-6685

Audubon Society of Greater Denver 9308 South Wadsworth Boulevard Littleton CO 80128 303-973-9530

Carson J Spencer Foundation 528 Commons Drive Golden CO 80401 720-244-6535

Community First Foundation 5855 Wadsworth Bypass Arvada CO 80003 720-898-5900

Evergreen Rodeo Association 29830 Stagecoach Boulevard Evergreen CO 80439 303-670-3928

Genesee Foundation 24425 Currant Drive Golden CO 80401 303-526-0284

Golden Gloves Charities 6161 West 44th Avenue Wheat Ridge CO 80033 303-862-7156

Golden Landmarks Association 805 14th Street Golden CO 80401 303-279-1236

Huntingtons Disease Society Of America 6545 West 44th Avenue Wheat Ridge CO 80033 303-837-9937

Hydro Research Foundation 3124 Elk View Drive Evergreen CO 80439 720-722-0473

J M Mc Donald Foundation 30731 Eldora Court Evergreen CO 80439 303-674-9215

Jdo Foundation 7761 Shaffer Parkway Littleton CO 80127 303-933-7790

John Austin Cheley Foundation 12898 West Aqueduct Avenue Littleton CO 80127 720-981-2532

Lalmba Association 7685 Quartz Street Arvada CO 80007 303-420-1810

Mountain Plains Museums Association 7110 West David Drive Littleton CO 80128 303-979-9358

Mountain Resource Center 11030 Kitty Drive Conifer CO 80433 303-838-7552

Orton Family Foundation 8795 Ralston Road Arvada CO 80002 720-638-0833

About Jefferson County Charities & Non-Profits

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

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

Fundraising Programs

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