Strengthening the Nonprofit Community
Community First Foundation is committed to helping to strengthen local nonprofits. We believe that a vibrant and resilient nonprofit sector helps build strong communities. The following are the programs and services we offer to strengthen nonprofits:
Endowment Management & Support
Community First Foundation is the Denver-area leader in helping nonprofits build endowments to secure their long-term financial health. Through endowment fund management, education, grants and mentorship, we help you make the most of your investment in the future. We are honored to support the endowment needs of nearly 80 nonprofits.
Endowment Challenge Grants Program
This unique granting program supports the creation and growth of endowment funds by helping you engage your donors in an endowment-building campaign while we provide matching funds as an incentive.
2014 Program - Round II
Strengthening Partners Grants Program
Offered exclusively to our Nonprofit Partners, Strengthening Partners Grants help recipients address current needs that are typically challenging to fund. Previous grants have helped pay for technical services, marketing materials, consultant services and more.
Visit our Grants Page for a full listing of our grant opportunities.
Charitable Gift Annuity Program
Tap into this program that helps support the financial futures of Denver Metro-area nonprofits by providing a gift planning opportunity that generates income for donors. We provide program expertise, resources, marketing tools and management.
Seminars & Education
As a benefit to our Nonprofit Partners, we offer complimentary seminars on topics ranging from endowment building to creating a strong board.
We offer print and web promotional materials on topics such as legacy giving, charitable gift annuities and endowments. We customize these materials free of charge for Nonprofit Partners to reflect your organization's look and feel.
ColoradoGives, an online philanthropy program that centers on a website called ColoradoGives.org, helps hundreds of local nonprofits attract donations by featuring in-depth profiles about their work. Learn more
To learn more about our support for nonprofits, contact Mike Jackson, director of nonprofit relations and services, at 720.898.5900.