Resources

Community Resource Center provides opportunities, tools and strategies to develop nonprofit and community groups to strengthen Colorado. We build the capacity of individuals, organizations, and communities through comprehensive programs that focus on resources, education, and leadership. Our programs foster nonprofit sustainability and success, and our integrated approach includes collaboration with statewide partners to deliver appropriate and relevant resources. We create stronger and more sustainable organizations across Colorado that are better able to meet their missions and achieve community impact.

Colorado Grants Guide

The Colorado Grants Guide® is Colorado’s leading online tool for grant funding research. This comprehensive resource guide contains over 780+ profiles of local foundations and trusts, corporations, national funders, and government agencies that support Colorado nonprofit organizations.

Colorado’s Common Grants Forms

The Common Grant Application and Common Grant Report allow Colorado grantmakers and grantseekers to work from a common set of questions that reinforce solid nonprofit practices. At the same time, the CGA and CGR save grantseekers time and effort by enabling them to use a single form for many different applications and reports.

Nonprofit Start-Up Resources

The six steps to the Nonprofit Organization 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Process, The “Start Up for Success” workbook, Form 1023 Assistance, and more resources.

Nonprofit Legal Resources

Links to a nonprofit law blog, nonprofit-related legal FAQs, and attorneys for arts orientated nonprofits and community groups.

2017 Foundation Giving in Colorado

CRC has partnered with El Pomar to collect grantmaking data from statewide funders since 2013. This report includes an in-depth analysis and comprehensive overview of the current impact of foundation giving throughout Colorado along with patterns, disparities, and more.