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Enroll

Let’s get started and make good possible! You want to fundraise, and we want to help. Welcome to ColoradoGives.org, where extraordinary things happen when donors connect with nonprofits. 

ColoradoGives.org makes donating easy with a safe, reliable, and informative place to give online. Donors can search more than 3,100 Colorado nonprofits and you can engage them to enjoy year-round online giving.

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Let Colorado Gives Day drive so much good for you!

Each December, Colorado Gives Day celebrates the spirit of giving with one of the nation’s largest giving events.

 To participate in Colorado Gives Day and begin your fundraising, you need to create a new profile by September 30. 

Enrollment is now closed and re-opens March 1 2023.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization: How do I find my IRS Letter of Determination?
  • Headquartered in Colorado OR providing services with a physical office in Colorado: What is "Location Eligibility"?
  • Reporting at least one entire previous year of financials with $50,000 in annual revenue or $25,000 in net assets as shown on most recent 990, 990EZ, third-party audit, third-party review or third-party compilation OR recognized as exempt by the IRS for at least five (5) years: How do I meet the Financial Requirements?
  • Registered with the Secretary of State with:
    • A valid Certificate of Registration
    • A valid Certificate of Good Standing 

How do I get my Certificates of Good Standing and Registration?

Unfortunately, the following organizations are not eligible to participate (but we still love you for the great work you do!):

  • Private foundations (filing a 990PF)
  • Supporting organizations (charity status of 509(a)(3))
  • Public safety organizations (charity status of 509(a)(4))

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Have questions or need help? 
Drop us a line or call us at (202) 900-2902

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The Fine Print

Community First Foundation reserves the right to decline any organization’s participation in the Colorado Gives 365 program at any time, for any reason, at our discretion.

Processing Fees

Colorado Gives remains FREE for nonprofits to join! Robust out-of-the box functionality is also FREE. Donors who give through ColoradoGives.org pay one fee. That fee is 3.99% and includes processing and platform fees. When donors do not cover the fee, only the 2.05% payment processing is withheld from the donation.

Important Dates

  • March 1: Enrollment for Colorado Gives 365 opens
  • March – August: Work on your profile and get it ready for final approval!
  • September 30: Enrollment closes
  • August – November: Add the shine and polish to your profile! Photos, videos, donor stories and more can help donors connect with your nonprofit.

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How can we help?