"YOUR GIFT IS ESSENTIAL FOR KIDS THAT DON’T HAVE FATHERS LIKE MY SON OR BIG BROTHERS TO HELP WITH THE MORAL, EMOTIONAL, AND MENTAL SUPPORT. THANK YOU!” Natalie - Dorsett's mother
It’s Not Just a Donation. It’s an Investment in a Child’s Potential.
When you donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, you directly support youth in our community. Donating can make a difference in the lives of young Coloradoans.
Donating pays dividends.
Research proves one-to-one mentoring works. Youth with a Big Brother or Big Sister show real differences in their personal and academic lives. Colorado Results First Initiative analysis of BBBSC’s one-to-one mentoring programs showed a positive return on investment; for every $1 invested in BBBSC programs, the community receives a $4 benefit (e.g., increased labor market earnings, reduced health care costs).
91% of youth in Colorado rated their relationship as strong or very strong, demonstrating they are bonding with a caring adult mentor and their mentoring relationship is developing positively (2021).
Learn more about the impact of your support here.
Your Support Ignites the Power of One-to-One Mentoring
- Enables the ongoing relationship support of a program specialist for every Big, Little and Little’s family
- Recruits new volunteer Bigs and mentee Littles
- Supports background checks, and ensures trained professionals match Littles safely
- Provides training, cultural and social activities to enrich the opportunities for Littles
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado has been recognized by Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator, for its exceptional financial health and commitment to operating with the highest degree of integrity to earn the public’s trust. Visit our page at Charity Navigator to learn more. Likewise, we have earned a Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidstar.
Donations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado may qualify for the Colorado Child Care Contribution tax credit. You can earn up to a 50% state income tax credit by supporting the proven power of one-to-one mentoring whether you itemize or take a standard deduction. Please consult your personal tax adviser for details.
Download Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado Form, 990 (pdf). and audited financial statement (pdf).