Building a more engaged, philanthropic, and visionary community

At the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, we offer donors highly personalized and flexible solutions for giving more effectively - today and for generations to come.

When you establish a fund at the Community Foundation, you join hundreds of other Northern Colorado residents - families, businesses and nonprofit organizations - who use our smart, convenient, low-maintenance giving alternatives to achieve their philanthropic dreams.

It's easy to establish your own charitable fund. In fact, preparing and processing the fund agreement can take less than an hour!


About the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado

The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado is a nonprofit public charity that manages and administers more than 350 charitable funds and more than $70 million in assets. Donations to the funds are tax-deductible and grants from the funds are distributed to nonprofits, schools and churches.

No other organization in Northern Colorado has such a dynamic network of relationships with donors, nonprofits and community leaders. We bring people, ideas and resources together in support of important local issues, making a greater impact than any of us could alone.

What benefits do we offer?

  • We provide a customized, donor-driven approach to giving.
  • We provide the expertise and administrative support to make giving simple.
  • We are community experts, with the knowledge and network to connect your passions with local projects and priorities.
  • We accept a wide range of assets as gifts, including unique and complex donations.
  • We offer investment options and professional management of the resources you entrust to us.
  • Our strong record of financial stewardship ensures your charitable goals will be met now, and for generations to come.

Our staff can help you achieve your philanthropic dreams.
Call our office at (970) 224-3462 to take the first step.



For over 38 years, the Community Foundation has proudly served our region as a convener and community leader, playing an instrumental role in projects like the Lincoln Center, the Rialto Theater Center and the Veterans Plaza.

More recently, the Community Foundation was involved with disbursing more than $630,000 in relief and rebuilding efforts in response to the 2012 High Park Fire.