In 2018 Colorado Nonprofit Association spearheaded a law that the Legislature adopted allowing Coloradans to donate all or part of their state income tax refund directly to one of the more than 7,000 eligible nonprofits registered with the state.
When a taxpayer has determined they will get a Colorado state income tax refund, they will use the “Voluntary Contributions” schedule to choose an eligible nonprofit.
Taxpayers should look for the option of “Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit Fund” on that schedule and insert all three of the following:
Looking for the organization’s CCSA number? This page from the Colorado Department of Revenue can help!
If your organization meets all of the above, you are automatically eligible for Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit. No other registration or enrollment is required.
To confirm your eligibility, you can search the Secretary of State’s list here or review your organization’s record on the Secretary of State’s charities web site.