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Nonprofit Resources

Upcoming Trainings

Strengthen your capacity with in-person and online training.

Principles & Practices

Our Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Colorado (now in its 4th edition) is the comprehensive resource for all things nonprofit. This guidebook was developed by Colorado nonprofits for Colorado nonprofits and covers everything from completing the 990 form to fundraising to governance.

Colorado Nonprofit Salary & Benefits Survey

Determine competitive salaries and benefits for your employees by reviewing data from other nonprofits across Colorado.

Nonprofit Economic Impact Study

The nonprofit sector in Colorado is strong, and their contributions to communities and the overall state extend beyond their core mission areas. Download the Nonprofit Economic Impact Study to discover why nonprofits are a necessary voice in discussions about the well-being of the state.

Community Calendar

Find a variety of community events across Colorado. View and submit an event to this portal.

Knowledge Center

Members-only, find videos, templates, articles, and additional content related to best practices.


Our Help Desk offers added support to member nonprofits, empowering them to serve their clients and communities more efficiently. 

We the Action (WTA)
We the Action provides pro-bono legal support for any 501C3, C4 or C6 or strongly intending to be a 501C3. The process involves a short application form, a background call with a WTA staff member and a short diligence review (from public records). This process usually takes ~ 1 week if the organization is responsive to WTA requests to schedule a meeting.


Find answers to many of the key questions we receive through our Help Desk.

Aunt Bertha Social Care Network

Every day, individuals self-navigating for services and community connectors assisting others use this free network to find programs related to food, housing, education, legal services, and much more. Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic. 

2-1-1 Colorado

If you are in need of emergency services, i.e. shelter availability, childcare, food, rent assistance, etc. 2-1-1 Colorado can connect you to available resources in your community. You can go to the website at, call: (866) 760-6489, or text your ZIP CODE to 898-211 (Standard message and data rates may apply.)

Nonprofit Start-Up Resources

Nonprofit Formation Partner: Resilia, contact Katie Branch for a free consultation

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