Olathe Charity & Non Profit

Find Olathe Kansas charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.


Catholic Charities 2220 South Central Street Olathe KS 66062 913-621-1504


Idealliance 17406 West 161st Street Olathe KS 66062 913-839-9623

National Christian Foundation 706 North Lindenwood Drive Olathe KS 66062 913-310-0279

Salvation Army 1225 East Santa Fe Street Olathe KS 66061 913-397-9607

Salvation Army 400 East Santa Fe Street Olathe KS 66061 913-829-0578

The Shumaker Family Foundation 1948 East Santa Fe Street Olathe KS 66062 913-764-1772

About Olathe Charities & Non-Profits

Olathe Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Olathe, KS. The mission of an Olathe Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include Johnson 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:
  • Olathe nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Olathe 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Olathe Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Olathe Charities

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

Fundraising Programs

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