Your Gift Makes a Difference!
Your gift to YWCA Boulder County supports our mission to eliminate racism and empower women, and it fuels our programs and services in Boulder County.
Here's What Your Donation Can Do!
YWCA Boulder County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN 84-0500276), and gifts are tax-deductible. If you are a Colorado resident, you may also be eligible for the Colorado Child Care Tax Credit, which can significantly lower the net cost of your gift.
If you have questions, please contact Linda Siptroth, Director of Individual Giving and Grants, at 303-443-0419 x114 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Our mailing address is 2222 14th St., Boulder, CO, 80302.
Ways to Give
If you prefer to donate by check, please make your check out to “YWCA Boulder County” and mail it to:
YWCA Boulder County
2222 14th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Becoming a monthly donor helps nonprofits like YWCA Boulder County by providing a reliable, sustainable revenue stream. Studies show the retention of a monthly donor is double that of a one-time donor, averaging 5-7 years. Monthly gifts, while sometimes smaller than a one-time gift, also provide the donor with an option for greater giving spread out over time.
Consider joining our monthly giving program and making the YWCA part of your monthly giving. Click here and select the “Donate Monthly” option.
When you make an unrestricted cash donation to YWCA Boulder County, you may be able to reduce your taxes through the Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit, which decreases the after-tax cost of gifts by more than 50%.
If you qualify, half of your donation to YWCA Boulder County will be offset by a dollar-for-dollar credit against your Colorado income taxes. In addition, you will still be able to claim your full contribution as a charitable deduction on your federal and state income tax returns if you itemize deductions.
Tax Savings Example for a Gift of $250:
- Donor receives a $125 Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit.
- Donor receives a $6 Colorado state tax deduction for the full $250 donation amount.
- Donor receives a $38 federal tax deduction for the full $250 donation amount.
- Donor’s total tax savings equals $169.
- Donor’s actual cost of giving after taxes is $81 — that’s only $0.32 for every $1 that benefits YWCA Boulder County!
For illustrative purposes only. For specific guidelines, please consult your tax advisor.
If you have any questions, or would like to request a DR1317 tax form certifying your qualifying contribution, please contact Linda Siptroth, Director of Individual Giving and Grants, at 303-443-0419 x114 or email@example.com for more information.
If you have a Donor Advised Fund, you have already set aside those dollars to support nonprofits you love. Make a gift today to YWCA Boulder County and your other favorite nonprofits.
Learn about the Half My DAF movement: https://www.halfmydaf.com/frequently-asked-questions
We welcome your gift of stocks or other appreciated securities through our broker, Charles Schwab:
DTC #: 0164
Custodian: Charles Schwab
Account registration: Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Boulder
Schwab’s transfer department: 1-888-667-1676
Please alert us of your gift of stock by contacting Linda Siptroth, Director of Individual Giving and Grants, at 303-443-0419 x114 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Gifts of stock are considered in-kind gifts by the Colorado Department of Revenue and are not eligible for the Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit.
Many companies offer gift matching or workplace giving programs as an added benefit to their employees. Your donation could be doubled or even tripled by employer gift matching, helping you make an even greater impact in supporting YWCA Boulder County’s affordable, high-quality childcare and racial justice programs.
Check with your employer regarding gift matching and workplace giving. Please contact Linda Siptroth, Director of Individual Giving and Grants, at 303-443-0419 x114 or email@example.com with any questions and to let us know to expect your gift match!
Make a planned gift to YWCA Boulder County and help shape a future of positive change.
Donors who wish to create an enduring legacy for generations to come often choose planned or deferred giving to provide continued support to causes and nonprofits important to them.
YWCA Boulder County’s mission includes eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting dignity for all: work with wide-spread impact that requires sustained diligence to ensure momentum isn’t lost and the work moves forward.
By including YWCA Boulder County in your estate planning, you can help sustain YWCA’s work and ensure that future generations of women, children and people of color will continue to benefit from YWCA services . Many planned gifts are easy to initiate and revocable if circumstances change. Three simple ways are to:
- Include YWCA Boulder County in your will or trust — for more information
- Name YWCA Boulder County as a full or partial beneficiary of a retirement account or IRA — for more information
- Name YWCA Boulder County as a full or partial beneficiary of a non-retirement investment or life insurance policy — for more information
The most important thing is to explore your options based on your personal interests and philanthropic goals. We are happy to work with your financial planner or attorney. To learn more, please contact Lisa Gills, Program Officer, Grants & Planned Giving, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-443-0419 x104.
Did you know that you can donate your IRA distribution? If you are 70½ or older, an IRA charitable rollover is an easy way to make an impact and enjoy tax benefits. You can donate directly from your traditional IRA to a qualified charity (like YWCA Boulder County) up to $100,000 without it being considered a taxable distribution. Please note that IRA charitable rollover gifts do not qualify for a tax deduction. Consult your tax advisor today to see if you can further your philanthropic goals and enjoy this tax benefit!
For questions and to coordinate an IRA charitable rollover, please contact Linda Siptroth, Director of Individual Giving and Grants, at 303-443-0419 x114 or email@example.com.
Do you expect a state income tax refund? Now you can donate some or all of it through ReFund CO!
It’s a fast and simple way to support YWCA Boulder County. Visit refundwhatmatters.org to learn more and to find the nonprofit registration number to enter on your tax return. When you complete your state tax return, enter registration #20023006070 for YWCA Boulder County.
Your company or organization can put its values into action by sponsoring one of our fundraising events. An event sponsorship is truly a transformational gift that is multiplied many times and helps us meet our fundraising event goals to fuel the YWCA’s programs and services. Many businesses will also utilize an event sponsorship to demonstrate their commitment to the community and gain exposure with our event attendees and organization supporters (often directing a sponsorship from their marketing budgets).
Our event sponsorships are flexible and customizable to ensure it is mutually beneficial, and offer benefits including: event and award naming opportunities, awards presentation, logo in event presentations and programs, recognition in our monthly YWire eNewsletter, social media mentions, complementary event tickets, exclusive trainings for your employees, and more!
If you’re interested in sponsoring an event, please contact Robyn Hazlitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-443-0419×106.
Join the ranks of past sponsors like:
Elevations Credit Union
The WILD Council
Blue Spruce Construction Services
Premier Mortgage Group
North Boulder Dental Group
Siân Murphy with WK Real Estate
Iora Primary Care
Donate your vehicle to support YWCA Boulder County through Vehicles for Charity. Instead of selling, trading, or storing your vehicle, you can donate your vehicle to the charity of your choice and receive a tax deduction.
Have a birthday, anniversary, event or celebration coming up and want to raise money to support YWCA Boulder County’s mission to eliminate racism and empower women? You can create a personalized, stand-alone website through our online donation platform Classy, or also create a Facebook Fundraiser (that can be created easily directly from our personalized Classy page)!
If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact Linda Siptroth, Director of Individual Giving and Grants, at 303-443-0419 x114 or email@example.com.
Earn money for your favorite community organization when you use your loyalty card. Log in or create an account at kingsoopers.com, go to My Account, click Community Rewards along the left menu, and then select YWCA Boulder County.
Start your shopping at smile.amazon.com, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Sign up for AmazonSmile and designate YWCA Boulder County as your charity of choice.