Financial Accountability

We’re a nonprofit that is supported by donors

When you give to Children’s Colorado, you fuel health, hope and healing at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Every dollar we receive is used to further our mission of caring for and curing children through the provision of high-quality patient care, education, research and advocacy. Your support helps expand our reach nationally and internationally and makes Children’s Colorado one of the world’s preeminent institutions of medicine and science.

Your donation makes all the difference for the kids and families who need us

2019 statement of operations

Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation exists to support Children’s Hospital Colorado. Normal distributions made in carrying out this function were $38.7 million in 2019. In addition, endowment contributions of $2.4 million during 2019 were transferred to the Children’s Hospital Colorado Health System, where they are invested and continue to support the Hospital. Ending Foundation net assets were $54.7 million as of Dec. 31, 2019.

(Expressed in thousands)


Contributions, Grants, and Event Revenue$56,178
Special Event Benefits Provided(1,674)
Other revenue792
Mighty Millions Raffle2,929
Total Revenue$58,224


Program Expenses
Distributions to Hospital$38,693
Endowment Contributions2,439
Total Program Expenses$41,132
Fundraising Expenses8,558
Management and General Expenses4,502
Total Expenses$54,192

Sources of gifts

Individuals, Private Companies and Family Foundations$38,728
Corporations and Corporate Foundations6,642
Independent Grant-Making Foundations5,993
Other Revenue/Investment Income792

A letter from our President and CEO


Children’s Hospital Colorado is Fueled by Giving

Philanthropy fuels the world-class care we provide and the groundbreaking discoveries we make. From the families we support to the communities we serve to the lives we save: None of our work would be possible without generous donors like you who believe that a child’s life can and should be filled with limitless possibilities.

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Thank you for fueling health, hope and healing

Your generosity makes a difference every day for the patients and families we serve.