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Did you know that you can transfer your IRA funds directly to Alternatives to Violence with no tax consequences? Donations made directly to a charity still qualify as a charitable donation but will not affect your income. Sound too good to be true? Consult your tax professional for all the details and see if you qualify. Here are a few of the details:
Taxpayers must be 70 ½ and required to take annual distributions from their IRA
There is a cap of $100,000
The charitable contribution must go directly to the charity
You cannot receive any goods or services in return and you must have a written receipt
Alternatives to Violence is a 501 (c) (3) organization. All donations are tax deductible.
Some ways that you can help ATV
- Donate Money
- Sponsor an educational tea at your church
- Host a Wine and Cheese Party
- Contribute in honor of your/friends/families & donate on that special occasion: birthdays, anniversaries, Holidays
- Become a trained Crisis Response Volunteer Advocate
- Cover the costs of printing, advertising & copies
- Organize a fundraiser on behalf of ATV
Two Ways to Donate Money
- Donate through ColoradoGives.org by credit card. You can set up an account or you can donate as a guest. Donations will be forwarded to Alternatives to Violence.
- Make a cash or check donation and mail to
Alternatives to Violence
541 E. 8th St.
Loveland CO 80537
Information About Donations
Your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. Donations of $100 or more qualify for the Enterprise Zone; 100% + 25%*. In 2016 the Enterprise Zone will require each donor to provide their tax identification number / social security number in order to receive the credit.
How would the enterprise zone tax credit benefit you?
General Information For income tax years beginning on or after January 1, 1996, any taxpayer who makes monetary or in-kind contributions to an enterprise zone administrator or to an agent designated by the enterprise zone administrator for the purpose of implementing the economic development plan of the enterprise zone may claim an income tax credit of 25% or the value of the contribution up to a maximum credit of $100,000.
In-kind Contributions Examples of in-kind contributions may not exceed 50% of the otherwise allowable credit. This means that the amount of the credit for in-kind contributions alone is 12.5% of the value of the contribution, up to a maximum credit of $50,000. For cash and in-kind contributions, the credit is the lowest of the three following amounts:
- A basic limitation of 26% of the combined value of cash plus in-kind contribution: or
- 100% of the cash portion of the contribution plus the smaller of…..
- 12.5% of the combined value of the cash and the in-kind contribution or
- $50,000; or
For more information see the Colorado State Department of Revenue Tax Library
Alternatives to Violence, ATV in collaboration with individuals and communities impacted by violence, creates safe pathways away from abusive environments through education, counseling, advocacy and shelter.
Alternatives to Violence (ATV) will never sell, trade or rent your personal or contact information to other individuals or companies. The information that you provide is used only to complete your donation