Colorado Nonprofit Development Center

Colorado Nonprofit Development Center

789 Sherman St. Ste. 250
Denver CO 80203

(720) 855-0501

Melinda A. Higgs
President and CEO

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1999
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1999
Number of sponsored projects: 64

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
10% of project revenue; 14% of project revenue originating from a government source

Eligibility criteria:

  • Geographic: Must provide services that benefit the quality of life in Colorado.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Women
  • Youth development
  • Other: We will consider for fiscal sponsorship charitable groups that meet our criteria, geographic requirement, and sign and abide by our non-discrimination policy.

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Legal services
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Tax reporting

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model A, Direct Project

Organization description:
The mission of Colorado Nonprofit Development Center is to maximize the impact of nonprofits through fiscal sponsorship to enable all Colorado communities to thrive.