We are committed to being faithful stewards of all that is entrusted to us.

National Standards Accredited

The National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations Accreditation Program certifies U.S. community foundations that meet and exceed federal and state law requirements in practice and by policy. The accreditation process is rigorous, and undertaking it demonstrates a community foundation’s commitment to accountability and excellence to its donors, its community, policymakers, and the public.

Colorado Gives Foundation promotes acts of giving by providing donors with strategies and tools to achieve their charitable goals. We are committed to investing gifts wisely and responsibly and distributing those resources back into the Colorado community. As of December 2020, our assets totaled $502 million. The funds held at Colorado Gives Foundation are overseen by the Finance and Investment Committee of our Board of Directors. This committee is composed of business and finance professionals with financial expertise.

We use Graystone Consulting, an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer, to achieve our investment goals. Please contact us at 720.898.5900 for our fee schedules and audited financial report.

The Form 990 is a tax return we file annually with the IRS as a federally tax-exempt organization. Form 990T is for tax-exempt organizations to report unrelated business income.

Our Long-Term and Short-Term investment policies share the investment approaches, objectives and constraints of Community First Foundation’s pooled assets.