Child Care Tax Credit

Leverage your Gift with the Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit

When you give to Ability Connection Colorado and designate your gift in support of our Creative Options program, you can take advantage of tax credit programs that enable you to give more, receive something in return and possibly multiply your gift in the process!

When you or your business contributes funds to promote and develop child care activities, you can get a 50% Colorado Tax Credit, in addition to your regular state and federal contribution deductions.  A contribution to Ability Connection Colorado’s CREATIVE OPTIONS for Early Childhood Education programs qualifies for the tax credit. Please consult with your tax advisor for more information.


If you need your Child Care Contribution Tax Credit Certification (DR 1317) for a gift made to Creative Options, please contact Charee Ficco at 303-691-9339 x 1109 or

Click here to read more about the Child Care Contribution Tax Credit (PDF).

As with all charitable contributions, please consult your tax specialist or accountant.

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Note: If you plan to claim the Child Care Contribution Credit:

Please select the “Creative Options for Early Education” Program and write “Child Care Contribution Credit” or “CCCC” in Special Instructions. (Creative Options is the only program that qualifies for this Tax Credit. Please consult your tax advisor.

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