About Us

We’re the Colorado Gives Foundation – the creators of Colorado Gives Day.

Our mission?  We are all about making good happen by connecting people, ideas and nonprofits. We hold a special affinity for Jefferson County with grantmaking, but our vision extends statewide.  We’re committed to elevating the experience for donors and nonprofits across Colorado through both Colorado Gives Day and year-round fundraising on Colorado Gives 365.

Why did we bring this platform to life? To enable you, our valued donors, to spread goodness around the clock, every single day of the year. Here, you have the freedom to choose the causes that resonate with you and collaborate with incredible nonprofits that are tirelessly working to make good happen in Colorado.

Every nonprofit here is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to serving Colorado.


$70 M+ raised in 2022


160,000+ donors in 2022


3,400+ nonprofits

Colorado Gives Day

Presented by FirstBank

What if there was a day that as Coloradans, we got to celebrate the impact of coming together and lifting up our local communities? Luckily for all of us, there is such a day and it is called Colorado Gives Day.  

Since 2010, you've been supporting nonprofits through Colorado Gives Day, raising more than $415 million to help our communities thrive. With the causes you care about the most organized in one place, we are making it easy to find something you're passionate about with more than 3,400 nonprofits to support. 

Mark your calendars:

  • Colorado Gives Day is December 5, 2023.
  • Early Giving Opens November 1.
  • All donations made between November 1 - December 5 qualify for prizes and incentives. 

Check out the amazing results from Colorado Gives Day 2022.


Amplify Your Impact

2023 $1M+ Incentive Fund

Every donation made November 1 – Colorado Gives Day on December 5 is boosted by one of the largest Incentive Funds in the country!


How it works

All nonprofits receive a % of the fund equal to the % they raise for Colorado Gives Day. Raise 10%, get 10% of the Incentive Fund.



Nonprofit A Raised ($10,000) divided by the Total Amount Raised on Gives Day ($10,000,000) x Total Amount in Incentive Fund ($1,000,000) = Individual Nonprofit's Share of Incentive Fund ($1,000)*

 *All numbers presented in the example with the exception of the Incentive Fund amount are hypothetical.


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Ways to Get Involved

Start a fundraiser

A fundraiser is an easy way to invite family, friends, coworkers and your social networks to join you in creating good. 


Workplace Giving

Spark the spirit of generosity with a branded giving page and celebrate special occasions with giving cards.


Giving cards

Share the joy of giving! Purchase a tax-deductible giving card in any amount and the recipient gets to support the causes they care about. 



Colorado Gives 365 is free to join. Learn More

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