SUPPORT COLORADO'S HISTORY AND PRESERVATION
The Colorado Historical Foundation mobilizes resources to support and inspire Colorado's people in their preservation of meaningful places, heritage, and history. Your support helps sustain financial, legal, and technical resources used to archive, protect, maintain, and commemorate Colorado's storied history and special places for generations to come.
Read on for a variety of ways you can give. Thank you for your generosity!
The Colorado Historical Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) charitable nonprofit organization. Please consult your attorney or tax advisor regarding the best givng strategy for you and the deductibility of your gift.
Unless otherwise specified by the donor, gifts received will be put towards general mission support. Unrestricted gifts of $5,000 or more will be added to the Colorado Historical Fund endowment to sustain its mission long-term. To learn more about existing donor-restricted endowments and funds dedicated to sustaining History Colorado, the Stephen H. Hart Research Center, the El Pueblo Museum, the Ute Indian Museum, or the Center for Colorado Women's History, click here.
To inquire about giving to the Colorado Historical Foundation or establishing a new endowment or restricted fund, please contact email@example.com or call (303) 894-2503 x2. The below list of ways to give is not meant to be finite.
Immediate Impact Gifts
It's easy to give online through our portal at ColoradoGives.org.
One-time or incremental monthly donations are welcome.
MAIL A CHECK
Consider a personal, corporate, or donor-advised fund gift. Please address your check to:
Colorado Historical Foundation
P.O. Box 363
Golden, CO 80402-0363
DONATE STOCKS OR BONDS
Please review these instructions for how to donate marketable securities (stocks and bonds).
To inquire about donations of mutual funds, annuities, or real property, please contact Catherine Stroh at 303-894-2503x2.
Legacy Gifts that Cost Nothing Now
WILLS & TRUSTS
Add the Colorado Historical Foundation as a beneficiary in your will or trust. For example...
- Residual estate bequests
- Specific bequests
- Contingent bequests
Sample bequest language to get you started (discuss with your attorney)
RETIREMENT FUND GIFTS
Naming the Colorado Historical Foundation as a beneficiary for your retirement plan could reduce taxes.
LIFE INSURANCE POLICY GIFTS
A life insurance policy that has outlasted its original purpose may be used to fund a legacy gift while enjoying tax savings during your lifetime,
DONOR-ADVISED FUND RESIDUALS
Please consider naming Colorado Historical Foundation as a successor of all or a portion of your donor-advised fund account value. The final distribution of contributions remaining in a donor-advised account is determined by the contract you complete when you create the fund.