Community Shares Service Area Member Directory
Accessing Education Opportunties | Assisting People in Need | Building Strong Communities
Conserving Colorado's Environment | Fostering Local Arts and Media | Improving Health Options
Promoting Animal Welfare | Working for a Just Society
5058 Children's Outreach Project
303-429-0653 | www.childrensoutreachproject.org
Every dollar for early intervention of at-risk children yields a 40% return. Help us close the gap with quality early childhood education and therapeutic services.
5109 Colorado Youth at Risk (CYAR)
303-623-9140 | www.coyar.org
Connect - Mentor - Transform - a mentoring organization for high school students at-risk of dropping out. We transform lives, empower youth, creating futures.
5017 Community Resources Inc. (CRI)
720-424-2300 | www.communityresourcesinc.org
Community Resources Inc. (CRI) provides thousands of educational programs, free children's books and mentorship opportunities to high-need students and families in Denver utilizing community volunteers.
5197 Denver Scholarship Foundation
303-951-4140 | www.denverscholarship.org
Support the transformative power of education. DSF provides scholarships and college advice to empower Denver students to go to college and complete their degree.
5183 Keystone Science School
970-513-5800 | www.keystone.org
Keystone Science School inspires respect for science, the environment, self and others using scientific frameworks, inquiry and interdisciplinary academic instruction in the natural world.
5051 The Adoption Exchange
303-755-4756 | www.adoptex.org
There are 107,000 abused children in foster care WAITING for permanent, adoptive families. Don't make them wait! Help us find families for neglected children.
5187 Arapahoe House
303-657-3100 | www.arapahoehouse.org
Imagine the impact if everyone who wanted treatment for alcoholism or addiction could get help. Our unique recovery programs save and rebuild lives in Colorado.
5140 CASA of Adams & Broomfield Counties
303-654-3378 | www.casa17th.org
To provide specially trained community volunteers, CASAs, to advocate for the best interest of abused, neglected children in the pursuit of safe and permanent homes.
5006 CHARG Resource Center
303-830-8805 | www.charg.org
We are a community of Denver’s mentally ill citizens, partnering with professionals to run a drop-in center, psychiatric clinic, homeless outreach and public education programs.
5134 Colorado CASA
303-623-5380 | www.coloradocasa.org
Your donation helps us train volunteers to advocate for the needs of abused and neglected children throughout Colorado! Let children's voices be heard!
5196 The Conflict Center (TCC)
303-433-4983 | www.conflictcenter.org
TCC teaches practical violence prevention skills in diverse communities to promote conflict as an opportunity to solve problems creatively and build healthy relationships.
5163 The Delores Project
303-534-5411 | www.thedeloresproject.org
Provides emergency shelter for struggling women experiencing homelessness and provides individualized support services and long-term shelter for women who are ready to move towards stability.
5182 Denver Children's Advocacy Center (DCAC)
303-825-3850 | www.denvercac.org
When Colorado’s children are abused, neglected or traumatized, we’re there for them – through forensic interviews, mental health treatment, family support and prevention. We “Restore Childhood.”
5018 Denver Urban Ministries (DenUM)
303-355-4896 | www.denum.org
One in six families doesn't have enough to eat. Help keep all our neighbors fed, housed, safe, and warm through wraparound services and compassionate support.
303-433-0300 | www.denverworks.org
Unemployment – a growing epidemic! DenverWorks’ job readiness programs change lives and restore hope. Help us empower jobseekers to become self-sufficient, hard-working members of our community.
5021 Domestic Violence Initiative Serving Women, Men and Children with Disabilities
303-839-5510 | www.dviforwomen.org
Dedicated to the survival and safety of Colorado's Women and Men with disabilities and their children who are victims of domestic violence, caregiver abuse.
303-389-0085 | www.earthlinks-colorado.org
Got green? Sustain Earth and homeless persons through gardening, nature trips, beekeeping, worm composting, and paid work in the creation of Earth-conscious products.
5024 The Empowerment Program, Inc.
303-320-1989 | www.empowermentprogram.org
Your gift empowers women to overcome issues of substance abuse, trauma, mental health, homelessness, domestic violence and unemployment. Empower yourself by empowering others…make your contribution.
5026 The Gathering Place
303-321-4198 | www.tgpdenver.org
Denver’s only daytime center for women, children, and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness or poverty offering safe shelter, meeting basic needs, building self-sufficiency, and inclusive community.
5198 Hunger Free Colorado
720-328-1284 | www.hungerfreecolorado.org
Hunger Free Colorado is Colorado's leading anti-hunger organization leveraging the power of collaboration, system change, policy change and social change to end hunger in Colorado.
5146 Invest in Kids
303-839-1808 | www.iik.org
We work to improve the health and well-being of Colorado's children, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, by partnering with communities to advance scientifically proven programs.
5194 Maria Droste Counseling Center
303-756-9052 | www.mariadroste.org
We provide affordable counseling for at-risk adults, children, and families in need, helping them overcome obstacles such as poverty, emotional trauma, illness, and depression.
303-233-2773 | www.mpoweredcolorado.org
We provide one-on-one counseling and group financial education classes that help Coloradans of all income levels achieve financial stability and self-sufficiency.
5038 New Foundations Non-Violence Center
303-534-1934 | www.nfnc-avp.org
New Foundations gives inmates the tools they can use to change themselves and our violent society.
5005 Senior Assistance Center
303-694-9623 | www.seniorassistancecenter.org
Promotes self-sufficiency of seniors in Denver Metro area to ensure that no senior goes without the necessities of life, including shelter, food and public services.
5156 Senior Housing Options
303-595-4464 | www.seniorhousingoptions.org
Our 500 residents throughout Colorado, with financial, physical and/or mental limitations rely on us for quality affordable housing and caring services to older adults.
5047 Voices For Children CASA
303-440-7059 | www.vfccasa.org
We work to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect in Boulder County through the use of trained CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers and public awareness programs.
5101 VSA Colorado
303-777-0797 | www.accessgallery.org
VSA Colorado engages the community by opening doors to creative and educational opportunities for people with disabilities to access and experience the arts.
5052 Women's Bean Project
303-292-1919 | www.womensbeanproject.com
Women's Bean Project teaches women job readiness and life skills for entry-level jobs through employment in our gourmet food production business.
5132 Big City Mountaineers
303-271-9200 | www.bigcitymountaineers.org
Big City Mountaineers mentors under-resourced urban youth through transformative outdoor experiences to enrich lives, broaden horizons and instill critical life skills.
5011 Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE)
303-892-8444 | www.cwee.org
Founded in 1982, CWEE fosters personal and professional transformation for low-income single parent families through confidence building, customized skills training, and career advancement.
5092 Habitat for Humanity of Boulder Valley
303-447-3787 | www.flatironshabitat.org
Building homes, building community, and building stability in the lives of low-income families through homeownership opportunities and education.
5036 Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver
303-534-2929 | www.habitatmetrodenver.org
We are a non-profit ecumenical Christian ministry that builds decent and affordable houses in partnership with low-income families and volunteers.
5165 Judi's House
720-941-0331 | www.judishouse.org
Since 2002, Judi's House has helped nearly 6,000 children safely and successfully cope with feelings of grief after losing a parent or loved one.
5199 Metro Volunteers
303-282-1234 | www.metrovolunteers.org
As Denver's Volunteer Center, Metro Volunteers connects people to volunteer opportunities and trains volunteers, non-profit agencies and companies how to create positive impact through volunteerism.
5113 Minority Enterprise & Educational Development (MEED)
303-296-2969 | www.meedcolorado.org
MEED provides scholarships for disadvantaged students in Denver Public middle schools, their parents, and a backpack/school supply collection program for homeless students that attend DPS.
5015 Partners of Delta Montrose and Ouray
970-249-1116 | www.partners-west.org
We develop positive changes in youth by creating and supporting one to one mentoring relationships with adult volunteers who are role models, advocates and friends.
5193 Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters Colorado
303-892-8480 | www.cookingmatters.org/cooking-matters-colorado
Cooking Matters combats hunger with a groundbreaking nutrition education program teaching low-income families how to shop for and prepare healthy low-cost meals.
5148 Stride – the pathway to self sufficiency
303-238-3580 | www.stride-co.org
We provide opportunities to low-income families to attain economic self-sufficiency through support, planning, life skills and employment training and connecting families to needed community resources.
5080 Urban Servant Corps
303-894-0076 | www.urbanservantcorps.org
Urban Servant Corps is a one-year full-time Lutheran volunteer program. Volunteers commit to living in intentional community and embrace values of simplicity and spirituality as they serve at inner-city Denver nonprofits.
5107 Bicycle Colorado
303-417-1544 | www.bicyclecolorado.org
Encourages bicycle transportation for health and the environment. Teaches bicycle safety to children and adults, protects open space and creates safer riding for all.
5008 Colorado Environmental Coalition
303-534-7066 | www.ourcolorado.org
Colorado Environmental Coalition is the oldest and largest state-based citizens' group committed to conserving our clean air, water and open spaces.
5168 Colorado Mountain Club (CMC)
303-279-3080 | www.cmc.org
Do you love Colorado's mountains? Your donation will conserve Colorado's wild places, teach outdoor recreation skills, and connect young people to the outdoors. Get involved!
5016 Colorado Open Lands
303-988-2373 | www.coloradoopenlands.org
Helping families achieve their dream of permanently protecting their land. Together, we have protected more than 251,000 acres. Help protect another 10,000 acres this year!
5083 Colorado Wildlife Federation
303-987-0400 | www.coloradowildlife.org
We work every day to protect Colorado's irreplaceable wildlife habitat on public lands so that it remains for your children and grandchildren to enjoy.
5152 Colorado Youth Corps Association
303-863-0600 | www.cyca.org
You can give outdoor jobs, work skills, and college scholarships to thousands of young people. Your gift protects Colorado’s environment and changes lives.
303-444-6634 | www.ecocycle.org
Eco-Cycle is the largest non-profit recycling and Zero Waste organization in the U.S. with an international reputation as a pioneer and innovator in resource conservation.
5185 The Park People
303-722-6262 | www.theparkpeople.org
Leading park advocacy group for Denver’s parks and recreation system. Have infused millions in private dollars restoring/adding new park amenities. Home to Denver Digs Trees.
5201 Rocky Mountain Wild
303-546-0214 | www.rockymountainwild.org
We protect, connect, and restore Colorado's wildlife and wild lands through education, outreach, and science-based conservation of our state's rich biodiversity and environment.
5078 Thorne Nature Experience
303-499-3647 | www.thornenature.org
Thorne Nature Experience's school programs and summer camps build Earth Stewardship by connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences.
5100 Trails and Open Space Coalition
719-633-6884 | www.trailsandopenspaces.org
Dedicated to the preservation of open spaces and parks and creating a network to trails, bikeways and greenways for the Pikes Peak region.
5151 Trees, Water & People
970-484-3678 | www.treeswaterpeople.org
Help Trees, Water & People provide renewable energy to Coloradoans who need it and provide urban outdoor spaces and environmental education to the next generation.
5202 Veterans Green Jobs (VGJ)
720-236-1300 | www.veteransgreenjobs.org
Veterans Green Jobs' mission is to engage, transition and connect military veterans with meaningful employment opportunities that serve our communities and environment.
5115 Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
303-715-1010 | www.voc.org
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is a statewide volunteer organization dedicated to motivating and enabling citizens to become active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources.
5043 Western Colorado Congress (WCC)
970-256-7650 | www.wccongress.org
Western Colorado Congress is an alliance for community action empowering people to protect and enhance their quality of life in western Colorado.
5157 Western Resource Advocates
303-444-1188 | www.westernresourceadvocates.org
Western Resource Advocates protects the West's land, air, and water. We defend public lands, promote water conservation, help restore rivers, and advance clean energy.
5159 Art Students League of Denver
303-778-6990 | www.asld.org
Premier visual art school - 1,600 scholarships provided to adults and children since 1987. You inspire creativity in 9,500 students regardless of artistic ability.
5143 Colorado Public Radio. OpenAir.
303-871-9191 | www.cpr.org ; www.openaircpr.org
Colorado Public Radio exists to enrich the Colorado community. Providing news, information and classical music for people who want to be informed, enlightened and entertained.
5154 Colorado Public Television
303-296-1212 | www.cpt12.org
Colorado Public Television sets ourselves apart by creating and curating an unparalleled television schedule of local, independent, trusted “community voice” programming on three digital channels.
5032 KGNU Community Radio
303-449-4885 | www.kgnu.org
KGNU, a non-profit, volunteer-run, community radio station serving the Front Range of Colorado airs music, news and information often not heard elsewhere in media.
303-480-9272 | www.kuvo.org
Public Radio jazz89 KUVO/KVJZ delivers Jazz, Blues and News to Colorado, covering the Denver Metro area, north to Ft. Collins, plus Summit and Eagle Counties.
5049 KVNF Community Radio
970-527-4866 | www.kvnf.org
Member-supported community radio serving 10,000 square miles of Western Colorado. KVNF offers diverse music, local, regional and national news and locally-produced public affairs programming.
5172 Rocky Mountain Arts Association
303-325-3959 | www.rmarts.org
Building community through music: Denver Gay Men's Chorus, Denver Women's Chorus, Mosaic Youth Chorus, and Out Loud: The Colorado Springs Men's Chorus.
5023 Su Teatro
303-296-0219 | www.suteatro.org
A Regional Latino Cultural Arts Center with a full season of theater, annual film, poetry and music festivals and a growing arts education program.
5188 Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation
720-777-1700 | www.thechildrenshospitalfoundation.org
The organization's mission is to improve the health of children through the provision of high quality, coordinated programs of patient care, education, research and advocacy.
5097 Clínica Tepeyac
303-583-0150 | www.clinicatepeyac.org
Keeping medically uninsured Coloradans out of emergency rooms and saving taxpayer dollars since 1995, by providing a primary and preventive healthcare home for low-income families.
5167 Colorado Consumer Health Initiative
303-839-1261 | www.cohealthinitiative.org
Do you believe all Coloradans should have access to affordable health care? CCHI and its membership influence and shape effective health care policy. Join us!
5181 Colorado Rural Health Center
303-832-7493 | www.coruralhealth.org
CRHC works to improve healthcare services available in rural communities to ensure that all rural Coloradans have access to comprehensive, affordable, high quality healthcare.
5061 The Denver Hospice
303-321-2828 | www.thedenverhospice.org
We provide the most comprehensive hospice and palliative care services to members of our community with an unprecedented level of comfort, compassion, and expertise.
5077 Doctors Care
303-730-1313 | www.doctorscare.org
Doctors Care provides health care for children and adults residing in South Metro Denver who cannot pay the full cost of their medical care.
5063 The Kempe Foundation
303-864-5300 | www.kempe.org
Kempe's mission is to increase public awareness, engage in advocacy and provide clinical services, training and programs to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect.
5056 NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado
303-394-1973 | www.prochoicecolorado.org
Through research, education and outreach, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado Foundation supports and protects each woman's access to a full range of reproductive health care options.
5041 Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
303-321-7526 | www.pprm.org
Join our 96-year-old movement to build healthy communities through investment in reproductive health care services, age-appropriate comprehensive sex education, and protection of reproductive rights.
5050 Project Angel Heart
303-830-0202 | www.projectangelheart.org
Delivering nutritious meals to improve quality of life, at no cost, for those coping with life-threatening illness in Denver and Colorado Springs.
5186 Sense of Security
303-669-3113 | www.senseofsecurity.org
We provide temporary, monthly financial assistance to breast cancer patients to ease monetary stress during treatment. Just one dollar a day buys food and gas.
5046 TRU Community Care
303-449-7740 | www.trucare.org
We provide expert, compassionate care for the terminally ill and their families, guide and comfort the grieving, and educate the community on death and dying.
5082 Cat Care Society
303-239-9680 | www.catcaresociety.org
We shelter cats in cage-free environments until adopted, have cat clinic onsite, and provide community service programs, including a food bank for qualifying low-income owners.
5149 Colorado Reptile Humane Society (CoRHS)
303-776-2070 | www.corhs.org
Colorado Reptile Humane Society improves the lives of reptiles in captivity and in the wild through education and action in sheltering, conservation, and rehabilitation programs.
5189 Dumb Friends League
303-751-5772 | www.ddfl.org
The largest community-based animal welfare organization in the region saves 19,000 pets annually, investigates animal cruelty, rehabilitates abused horses and educates the public.
5171 The Feline Fix
303-202-3516 | www.thefelinefix.org
More than 24,000 cats were euthanized in Colorado in 2009. The Feline Fix offers affordable and accessible spay/neuter services to combat cat overpopulation.
5128 Foothills Animal Foundation
303-278-7575 | www.foothillsanimalshelter.org
We facilitate adoptions, reunite lost pets, educate the community, and provide care for any animal in need. Help us give a second chance to thousands!
5096 Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
303-823-8455 | www.greenwoodwildlife.org
Greenwood rehabilitates orphaned, injured, and sick wildlife and releases them back into the wild. We also educate the public on appropriate wildlife interactions.
5093 Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital
303-318-0447 | www.cvmf.org
Help us provide healthcare for pets of people living on fixed incomes.
5030 Humane Society of Boulder Valley
303-442-4030 | www.boulderhumane.org
We provide shelter for homeless animals, adoption and lost/found services, behavior counseling, veterinary care, and education to help promote healthy relationships between pets and people.
5075 Longmont Humane Society
303-772-1232 | www.longmonthumane.org
Shelter, nurture, and protect companion animals providing the highest standards of animal welfare. Nationally recognized as leader in progressive sheltering techniques that save more lives.
5122 W.O.L.F. Sanctuary
970-416-9531 | www.wolfsanctuary.net
W.O.L.F. is a non-profit sanctuary for captive wolves/wolf-dogs. Our Mission: rescue animals in need, provide life-long sanctuary, and educate the public about these misunderstood animals.
5039 The Wild Animal Sanctuary
303-536-0118 | www.wildanimalsanctuary.org
The Wild Animal Sanctuary rescues abused, abandoned and illegally kept lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, wolves and bears, and focuses on public education about captive wildlife.
5105 Wild Forever Foundation
719-475-9453 | www.wildforever.org
We rescue and rehabilitate sick, orphaned and injured wildlife, return them to the wild and provide wildlife education through programs and phone assistance.
5007 9to5 Colorado
303-628-0925; 1-800-522-0925 | www.9to5colorado.org
We work to improve the workplace for women and strengthen the ability of low-wage working women to win economic justice and rights on the job.
5002 ACLU Foundation of Colorado
303-777-5482 | www.aclu-co.org
We are Colorado's guardian of liberty. Through litigation, advocacy and education, we defend the Constitutional rights and freedoms guaranteed to everyone in the United States.
5003 American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
303-623-3464 | www.afsc.org/office/denver-co
To promote a more just world, we organize allies and faith communities in support of immigrant rights.
5180 Anti-Defamation League, Mountain States Region (ADL)
303-830-7177 | www.adl.org
For 70 years, ADL has been fighting anti-Semitism, all forms of bigotry, and working to secure justice for all throughout Colorado and Wyoming.
5076 Citizens Project
719-520-9899 | www.citizensproject.org
Educates and mobilizes people to strengthen the traditional American values of equal rights, individual freedoms, separation of church and state, civic engagement, and respect for diversity.
5141 Colorado Anti-Violence Program
303-839-5204 | www.coavp.org
Eliminating violence within and against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities in Colorado and supporting LGBTQ survivors of violence.
5042 Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition
303-825-0122 | www.ccjrc.org
Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition is a statewide coalition advocating for state-level policy reform to increase alternatives to incarceration, with an emphasis on drug policy and parole re-entry.
5074 Colorado Jobs with Justice
303-806-0818 | www.cojwj.org
Since 1988, Colorado Jobs with Justice has worked to build a strong, lasting movement for social and economic justice with a focus on worker justice.
5144 Environmental Learning for Kids
303-371-8658 | www.elkkids.org
ELK is a community-based organization dedicated to providing science education, mentoring, career development, and stewardship programs to low-income, culturally diverse youth and families.
5027 The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of Colorado
303-733-7743 | www.glbtcolorado.org
The oldest and largest community agency in Colorado with programming for LGBT youth, adults and elders in health, legal advocacy, social support, and resources.
5200 One Colorado Education Fund
303-396-6170 | www.one-colorado.org
One Colorado Education Fund is a statewide nonprofit with a mission of securing and protecting equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Coloradans and their families.
5195 Out Boulder
303-499-5777 | www.outboulder.org
Serving the LGBTQ communities of Boulder County, Out Boulder facilitates community connection, advocates for justice, educates for change and celebrates the diversity of our community.
5067 PFLAG Denver Chapter
303-573-5861 | www.pflagdenver.org
As families and friends, we love and value gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons. We welcome your support to educate others and celebrate human diversity.
5094 Pikes Peak Justice & Peace Commission
719-632-6189 | www.ppjpc.org
Through education, advocacy and community organizing, the Pikes Peak Justice & Peace Commission promotes nonviolence, social justice and sustainable living.
5191 Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN)
303-433-2812 | www.rmian.org
Ensuring equal access to justice for men and women in immigration detention and immigrant children through free legal services, community education, and trainings in Colorado.
5068 Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center (RMPJC)
303-444-6981 | www.rmpjc.org
We work for justice in the world and for the coalition of sustainable communities world-wide, through educational forums, workshops, demonstrations, direct action and the arts, and by working to create a culture of peace.
Investing in the Colorado Community
50SH Community Shares Fund
303-861-7507 | www.cshares.org
Designations to the Shares Fund are divided among all Community Shares of Colorado member agencies.
5000 Community Shares of Colorado
303-861-7507 | www.cshares.org
Your gift to Community Shares promotes the advancement of local nonprofits and philanthropic choice across Colorado through increased awareness, business partnerships, and community outreach.