We're dedicated to helping nonprofits succeed and thrive

You are the visionaries. The hard workers. The people who make change happen in our communities. That's why we're dedicated to finding innovative and collaborative ways to support your work.

We provide tools, resources and education to help reduce your administrative burdens. That way you can stay focused on providing the services that help communities thrive.

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Endowments

Build an endowment for strength and stability

Community First Foundation is a leader in helping nonprofits build endowments. These long-term funds help ensure your organization’s services will be long lasting. Learn about the variety of ways we support endowment-building.

Endowment Management & Support
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Grant Opportunities

Access funding to help your organization prosper

Our Incentive Grant Program stimulates endowment-building for nonprofits with endowments at the Foundation. In addition, we typically release at least one open competitive grant that varies in size, strategy and scope from year to year. Our collaborative approach with community partners drives the type and quantity of funding we provide. Learn about our granting approach and opportunities.

Apply for a Grant
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Workforce Development & Scholarships

Power your workforce with education

Build nonprofit skills with a hands-on educational program. The Nonprofit Pathway certificate program at Red Rocks Community College is appropriate for both experienced professionals and people new to the sector. Inquire about scholarships for nonprofits with endowments at Community First Foundation.

Program at Red Rocks Community College
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Online Giving

Reach more donors and multiply the good

Join ColoradoGives.org, a year-round giving website, to reach new donors and accept donations online with less administrative work. The site also powers Colorado Gives Day, an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving.

Colorado Gives Day Toolkit ColoradoGives.org
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Free Meeting Space

Put your best foot forward

We offer well-equipped, bright meeting rooms free of charge for nonprofit trainings, meetings, and retreats. Veer of the beaten path and host your next meeting in Olde Town Arvada, just minutes from I-70.

Free Meeting Space
Nonprofit Events
Strategist Chunka Mui will discuss how the current pandemic is forcing all of us to make choices right now that will shape just about every aspect of the future.
Explore the new 2020 Colorado Gives Day Donor Toolkit and get more ideas to inspire your supporters to be your biggest ambassadors.
Celebrate the power of video storytelling when Denver7 hosts a special training event just for ColoradoGives’ nonprofits.
On this 24-hour day of giving Coloradans unite to support local nonprofits on ColoradoGives.org.
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