Early Childhood Education
Child Care Tax Credit

"There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those."

- Mother Teresa

Support children in need – receive a 50% state Contribution Credit

What is the Child Care Contribution Credit?

This credit seeks to increase the quality and availability of child care in metro Denver. The state of Colorado allows you to take a 50% tax credit on your state income taxes when you donate to Catholic Charities’ Early Childhood Education programs.

The preferred minimum donation is $300.

Thank you for supporting Catholic Charities.  If you need assistance, our representatives are happy to help you.  You can make a gift over the phone during regular business hours - MST - by calling: 303.468.9886

You're Making A Difference!

As a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver is able to serve others based upon donations by individuals like you, corporations like yours and foundations that have a heart for those in need.

Your financial contributions are needed for us to maintain and grow the services we offer, reaching those in need where they need it most.


Learn More About The 50% Tax Credit

Real Cost of Giving – The Colorado Child Care Tax Credit allows a large part of your donation to come back to you in various tax credits and deductions.  This can significantly reduce the after tax cost of your donation.

For more information on taxes, visit the Colorado Department of Revenue website and review their “FYI Income 35” publication. Please consult your accountant or tax specialist regarding your unique tax situation.

  • Your donation still qualifies as a charitable deduction on your Federal income tax.
  • Donation must be made as a single gift, paid in full via check, cash, credit card, direct bill or electronic funds transfer.
  • You can take advantage of the tax credits regardless of whether you itemize or not.
  • Both individuals and corporate donors can benefit from this tax credit program.
  • In-kind donations are not eligible for this credit.

Donate by Mail

Please mail all donations to:

Catholic Charities
PO Box 100728
Denver, CO 80250-0728

Make checks payable to “Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Denver.” In the memo of the check, write “Child Care Contribution Credit.”

  Donate by Phone

Call us during business hours to make a secure donation or click to donate now with your credit card. (303) 468-9886

According to state regulations, the tax credit must be requested at the time of the donation, so please clearly indicate your desire to donate to the “Child Care Tax Credit” during the phone call.


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Donations mailing address:
PO Box 100728
Denver, CO 80250-0728

For donation assistance or questions, please call:
(303) 468-9886