Helpful Links

Are You Ready for Board Service?
Tips, questions to consider, and helfpul skills to have when considering board service with a nonprofit organization.

Revised Colorado Common Grant Forms
The Common Grant Application and Common Grant Report Format allow Colorado grantmakers and grantseekers to work from a common set of questions that reinforces solid nonprofit practices.  At the same time, these forms save grantseekers time and effort by not having to create different applications and reports for multiple funders.

Colorado Nonprofit Association
Formerly CANPO.  This state-wide organization has valuable tool kits on the website for Lobbying and Media (look under Legislative Updates).  They also provide some information on starting a nonprofit.

Community Resource Center
CRC creates opportunities, tools, and strategies to support nonprofits and groups to strengthen Colorado. They offer a continuum of services, including providing nonprofit formation information, hosting trainings, and personal coaching.

El Pomar Nonprofit Resource Center
The Pikes Peak Library District hosts the El Pomar Nonprofit Resource Center as a place to learn about and to research grantwriting.  Housed in the Penrose Library, the Nonprofit Resource Center provides great tools for local nonprofits.

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Southern Colorado
As a professional association, AFP is committed to advancing philanthropy in our community. AFP's membership is comprised of not-for-profit development professionals, CEO's, board members and individual philanthropists.

For Statistics on Nonprofits

Management Assistance