We help turn your passions into actions.

There are many ways individuals and families can partner with us to meet charitable giving goals. Together, we can create giving plans that maximize the impact of your gifts today and in the future.

Donor-Advised Funds

Enables people to support causes in a way that is both personally meaningful and convenient.

  • Receive immediate tax benefits while supporting causes on your own timetable.
  • Enjoy the giving process without the administrative burdens.
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Donor-Advised Funds at Community First Foundation >

Giving Groups

These groups unite people who care about a specific cause or want to make giving decisions together.

  • Consider creating or becoming part of a group that wants to make an impact in a cause you are passionate about.
  • Types of giving groups include Giving Circles and Field of Interest Funds. Community First Foundation manages a Field of Interest Fund called The Liberty Community Fund of Colorado that serves the LGBT community.

Learn about Community First Foundation’s Field of Interest Fund – The Liberty Community Fund of Colorado >

Online Giving

ColoradoGives.org, our online giving website, makes donating to one or more Colorado nonprofits easy, fun and informative. Colorado Gives Day 2018 will be December 4.

  • Explore the missions, programs and finances of more than 2,300 Colorado nonprofits.
  • Rest assured that each organization’s online profile is screened by Community First Foundation to meet specific standards of transparency.

Endowment Funds

Support the causes and organization you care about well beyond your lifetime.

  • Enjoy a professionally managed, tax-advantaged fund, invested for the long-term.
  • Rest assured that your charitable intent will be fulfilled.
  • Name the fund and connect future generations of your family to the causes that matter to you.
  • Create a gift of greater impact, over a longer period of time.

Planned Giving

Secure your vision for the community’s future.

  • By creating an enduring legacy through charitable bequests, life income gifts, retirement assets and other planned giving vehicles, your generosity can make a difference for years to come. We’ll show you how.

Planned Giving Resources >

Unrestricted Giving

Support the community’s most urgent needs.

  • Giving to our unrestricted fund allows you to help us meet the ever-changing needs of the community, including future needs that cannot be anticipated at the time of your gift.
  • Support Community First Foundation’s unrestricted fund by donating through ColoradoGives.org and selecting “Nonprofit’s Discretion” during the online donation process:

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