child

Make a donation to support Invest in Kids!

During our 17-year history, Invest in Kids has served 100,000 Colorado children and parents. Each of those children and each of those families has a story to share about how Invest in Kids impacted their lives for the better. Your support enables us to continue to serve over 14,000 vulnerable children and families a year with our research-driven, proven programs.

There are a variety of ways in which you can support the work of Invest in Kids. Please view the options below and select what works best for you!

Write A Check
To donate by check, simply mail your donation (made out to Invest in Kids) to:

Invest in Kids
1775 Sherman Street, Suite 2075
Denver, CO 80203

Donate Online
Click the orange DONATE button above. You will be taken to our giving page on ColoradoGives.org.

Participate in Colorado Gives Day!
Colorado Gives Day is December 6th, and all donations made on ColoradoGives.org on that day will qualify for a boost from the Colorado Gives Day $1,000,000 Incentive Fund. Donate on or schedule your donation for Colorado Gives Day to grow your donation to Invest in Kids at no cost to you!

Donate Your Car
Ready to get rid of your car, help Colorado’s children, and get a great tax deduction at the same time? Cars for Charity is an organization that donates the proceeds of automobile sales to a nonprofit of the donor’s choice. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit Invest in Kids. To donate your car to Invest in Kids, call 866-515-1436, or complete this online donation form .

Donate Stock
If you are interested in donating stock to Invest in Kids, please call Steve Harrell, Development Director, at 303-839-1808 x115 or send an email by clicking here .

Remember Us in Your Will
Planned gifts allow you to make a contribution, large or small, that lasts beyond your lifetime. To find a wealth of information about including Invest in Kids in your estate plan, please click here.

Workplace Giving
Invest in Kids may be designated to receive your gift as a part of many workplace giving campaigns. Please select the appropriate account number from below.

Community Shares: 5146
United Way: Ask for a write-in agency form

Does your company match employee gifts? Click here to see how your employer can double your donation to Invest in Kids!

Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit
Both corporate and individual donors may benefit. Any taxpayer that makes a cash contribution to Invest in Kids may claim an income tax credit of 50% of the total contribution. Please review the Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit info for the most up-to-date information from the Colorado Department of Revenue. Giving guidelines include:

• Donors may not receive any goods or services in return for their contribution.

• No in-kind or stock contributions qualify for the credit.

• Contributions may be made through December 31, 2019.

• The credit shall not exceed $100,000 per year.

• The credit allowed shall not exceed the tax liability for the year. Any excess credits may be carried forward for up to five years.

• Donors should contact their tax advisors for advice about how the credit affects their tax picture. Information provided here is not tax advice.

• Indicate “CCCC” in the memo line of your check. Your restriction must be indicated at the time you make your gift.

Our organization will provide donors with Form DR 1317, certifying the child care contribution. This form must be attached to a paper income tax return that claims the child care credit.