Denver Charity & Non Profit

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


72 Hour Fund 2015 Glenarm Place Denver CO 80205 303-292-2304


ACTS Resource Center 2450 Clay Street Denver CO 80211 303-296-1199

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

Aids Coalition For Education 700 North Washington Street Denver CO 80203 303-830-0706

Alliance for Sustainable Colorado 1536 Wynkoop Street Denver CO 80202 303-572-1536

American Cancer Society 2255 South Oneida Street Denver CO 80224 303-758-2030

American Liver Foundation 2100 South Corona Street Denver CO 80210 303-988-4388

American Transplant Foundation 410 17th Street Denver CO 80202 303-757-0959

Animal Assistance Foundation 455 Sherman Street Denver CO 80203 303-744-8396

Anschutz Family Foundation 555 17th Street Denver CO 80202 303-293-2338

Archway Housing & Service 142 West 5th Avenue Denver CO 80204 303-561-1870

Arthritis Foundation 2280 South Albion Street Denver CO 80222 303-756-8622

Autism Society Of Colorado 701 South Logan Street Denver CO 80209 720-214-0794

Bean Foundation 2608 Welton Street Denver CO 80205 303-296-1340

Black United Fund Of Colorado 929 29th Street Denver CO 80205 303-675-0583

Boettcher Foundation 600 17th Street Denver CO 80202 303-534-1937

Bonfils Stanton Foundation 1601 Arapahoe Street Denver CO 80202 303-825-3774

Brain Injury Association 4200 West Conejos Place Denver CO 80204 303-355-9969

Buell Foundation 1666 South University Boulevard Denver CO 80210 303-744-1688

CRUE Center 1380 Lawrence Street Denver CO 80204 303-315-4949

About Denver Charities & Non-Profits

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

There are many types of Denver 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 Denver charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Denver 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 Denver, 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

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