Non-profit Organization

Non-profit Organization

State
Colorado Secretary of State
1700 Broadway Ste 200
DENVER , CO   80202
(303)894-2200
Prior to applying to the IRS for a federal non-profit designation, you must first establish the organizational entity. This is done by filing as a non-profit corporation with the Secretary of State.

Link:  http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/business/main.htm

File the Form “Articles of Incorporation of a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation.”

Link:  http://www.sos.state.co.us

All charitable organizations soliciting contributions in Colorado — with a few specific exceptions listed in the Charitable Solicitations Act at 6-16-104(6)(a)-(c), C.R.S. — must submit an initial registration statement with the Secretary of State and receive a registration number, and must renew their registration annually.

Link:  http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/bingo_raffles/charitable.htm

Federal
Internal Revenue Service
600 17th Street
Denver , CO   80202
(303)446-1675
There are several types of non-profit status for which you can apply through the IRS. See Publication 557, “Tax Exempt Status for Your Organization,” for application procedures and filing requirements.

Link:  http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p557.pdf


NOTE:  See CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS for more information on reporting requirements and registration of solicitors.

Non-profit Organization

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State
Colorado Secretary of State
1700 Broadway Ste 200
DENVER , CO   80202
(303)894-2200
Prior to applying to the IRS for a federal non-profit designation, you must first establish the organizational entity. This is done by filing as a non-profit corporation with the Secretary of State.

Link:  http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/business/main.htm

File the Form “Articles of Incorporation of a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation.”

Link:  http://www.sos.state.co.us

All charitable organizations soliciting contributions in Colorado — with a few specific exceptions listed in the Charitable Solicitations Act at 6-16-104(6)(a)-(c), C.R.S. — must submit an initial registration statement with the Secretary of State and receive a registration number, and must renew their registration annually.

Link:  http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/bingo_raffles/charitable.htm

Federal
Internal Revenue Service
600 17th Street
Denver , CO   80202
(303)446-1675
There are several types of non-profit status for which you can apply through the IRS. See Publication 557, “Tax Exempt Status for Your Organization,” for application procedures and filing requirements.

Link:  http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p557.pdf


NOTE:  See CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS for more information on reporting requirements and registration of solicitors.
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us