Tax Credits & Special Donations

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Tax Credits & Special Donations 2017-08-28T14:47:18+00:00

Enterprise Zone 25% Colorado State Tax Credit

The state of Colorado allows you to take a 25% tax credit on your state income taxes when you donate to any one of these Catholic Charities programs through the Enterprise Zone:

  • Catholic Charities Community Outreach Services
  • Catholic Charities Family Day Center
  • Catholic Charities Family Mentor Alliance
  • Marian House Client Services
  • Marian House Soup Kitchen

This is a tax credit, not just a tax deduction.  For more information about this tax credit, click on the button below.

Learn More About Enterprise Zone Tax Credit

Child Care Contribution 50% State Tax Credit

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The Child Care Contribution State Income Tax Credit was created to promote child care in Colorado.  Your donation to the Life Connections adoption/child placement program qualifies for this 50% credit.  Life Connections provides adoption services, counseling, early literacy programs and many more opportunities for children in our community.  Checks & credit cards are accepted for this donation.

Learn More About Child Care Contribution Tax Credit
Marian House Sponsor A Day Logo

For just $1500, you can sponsor a day of meals at the Marian House Soup Kitchen and have your name or business displayed on the outdoor sign. This special donation qualifies the Enterprise Zone Tax Credit.

Learn More about Sponsor-A-Day

Community Giving Programs

Other Ways to Give

While shopping with AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to a charitable organization of your choice. Visit smile.amazon.com to sign up and select Catholic Charities as your charity. You may use an existing Amazon.com account to sign-up.
Set up with your financial institution for automatic payments. Talk to your financial institution to find out how.
Make a gift and receive steady payments in return. Your annuity payments will not be affected by economic downturns, and will continue for life.
Cash or check donations of any size are gratefully accepted. Mail your donation to: Catholic Charities, 228 North Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 or look for return giving envelopes included in our mailings.
Giving to Catholic Charities is a compelling way to support the communities where they do business and where their employees and customers live. Make a program grant, sponsor a special event, do a food or clothing drive, or volunteer for a project or program.
Ask your employer if a matching gift program is offered. You may be able to double or triple your generosity with a matching gift.
Your credit card or debit card can be automatically charged each month. Monthly Giving helps us manage services and maintain cash flow.
To help future generations, name Catholic Charities as a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement account, or insurance policy. You become a member of our Legacy Society when you include us in your estate plans. Click here for more information.
Gifts of appreciated stock may result in a tax savings for you.
Become involved in one of Catholic Charities fund-raising events as an individual or corporate sponsor, a ticket or table purchaser, a member of the committee or a volunteer.
You can make a donation in honor or in memory of a loved one or celebrate a special occasion. We will send a card on your behalf.
On your smart phone, text “Charity” to 50155

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Colorado Springs, CO 80903


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