About Community First Foundation

Powering Community Together

Since 1975, Community First Foundation, has been helping generous donors and innovative nonprofits come together to improve the quality of life and create positive change in Jefferson County, the Denver metropolitan area and beyond. We serve as a connector, partner, collaborator and resource to fuel the power of community for the greater good. We are proud to use our energy, leadership and trusted stewardship of financial resources to energize giving across our state, strengthen nonprofits, support donors and find new ways to address community needs.

Community First Foundation is accredited by the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations®, a designation affirming we have met the nation's highest standards for philanthropic excellence. We are committed to transparency, quality, integrity and accountability as we carry out our mission as a community foundation.

Why ColoradoGives.org?

Community First Foundation's mission is to increase generosity and power community for positive change. ColoradoGives.org supports our mission by providing up-to-date and comprehensive information about Colorado nonprofits and an easy way to support them online. Since the site's inception in 2007, more than $296 million has been donated through the site in support of more than 2,400 Colorado nonprofits. Colorado Gives Day, an annual celebration of giving powered by ColoradoGives.org, has become one of the largest giving day movements in the country.

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