Wheat Ridge Charity & Non Profit

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

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

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

Pta Parent Teacher Association 7859 West 38th Avenue Wheat Ridge CO 80033 303-420-7820

Redistribution Center 12681 West 49th Avenue Wheat Ridge CO 80033 303-431-0904

Rural Community Assistance 4251 Kipling Street Wheat Ridge CO 80033 303-455-7882

About Wheat Ridge Charities & Non-Profits

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

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

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