Tax Time Creates a New Season of Giving to Make College Possible

UPDATE: The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced on March 21, 2020 that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Learn more at Additionally, the Colorado Department of Revenue has extended the state income tax payment deadline for all Colorado taxpayers to July 15, 2020. Learn more at

Have you heard about ReFUND CO? This new program allows you to use your state income tax return to make a big difference in the lives of DSF Scholars.

If you’re due a state income tax refund, this state program gives you the opportunity to use some or all of it to directly support a local nonprofit that matters to you, like Denver Scholarship Foundation!

The new program, promoted through the ReFUND CO awareness initiative, lets you choose where your donation goes. All you have to do is:

  •       Decide how much of your state income tax refund to donate (all or a portion of it).
  •       Enter Denver Scholarship Foundation and our registration number 20063008962 in the Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit Fund line on your state tax return or tax software – or give just give this info to your tax preparer when you share your tax documents.

You can learn more details about the program at

Last year, Colorado returned more than $1 billion in refunds to 1.9 million state taxpayers. Imagine how much this could support local community causes like ours across Colorado!

Denver Scholarship Foundation inspires and empowers Denver Public Schools students to achieve their college goals. At the heart of our work is this vision of a community that collaborates to make college possible for all of its students. ReFUND CO shows you how you can support our mission at a critical time of the year.