A gift to ARCS® Foundation Colorado Chapter is an opportunity to contribute to America’s scientific and economic future by supporting the best of our nation’s science, engineering, and medical students. For corporations, foundations and individuals, ARCS Foundation provides a unique and cost-effective method to provide direct support for the most promising scholars at Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, and the University of Colorado System.
When making a contribution to the ARCS Scholar Award Fund, you are assured that 100 percent of each contribution is awarded to a student without deductions for administrative overhead.
How Do I Give?
ARCS® Foundation Colorado Chapter is exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal Tax ID #84-0718040; Colorado State ID #98-0721
Donors may deduct contributions to ARCS Foundation as provided in Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.
How Does Giving Help Colorado?
ARCS Foundation Colorado Scholar Awards provide an essential tool for recruiting the best scholars in the nation to come to Colorado to study. By strengthening the scientific, engineering, and medical research programs in our state universities, ARCS Scholars make a significant contribution to Colorado’s economy. Through networking opportunities and corporate mentorships, ARCS Scholars are encouraged to remain in Colorado after they receive their degrees, strengthening the state’s technological and innovative capacity.
How Do I Invest?
Named ARCS Scholar Award $5,000
Donated by an individual, foundation, or corporation and named by the donor
Scholar Award Fund
Gifts of any size to the Scholar Award Fund support our scholars. There are special opportunities to fund named scholar awards:
Gifts of Stock
Your broker can assist you in making a gift of stock. Please use our Donor Letter of Securities Transfer form. Contact us with questions, and please notify ARCS Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to gifting stock in order to allow for a timely handling to maximize its value.
Corporations and individual donors support ARCS Foundation Colorado by underwriting the annual Scholar Awards Luncheon at various levels. See sponsor levels on the Donors and Sponsors page.
Corporate Matching Gifts
Many corporations encourage their associates to contribute to qualifying charitable organizations. A matching gift program offers a way to double associates’ contributions to their favorite charitable organization and thus improve their communities. You can contact your employer to determine if they will match your donation to ARCS Foundation Colorado. All matching gift contributions go to the Scholar Awards Fund unless designated otherwise.
Consider naming ARCS Foundation Colorado in your estate plan. To learn more about making a contribution to the Colorado ARCS Chapter, contact us: