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Colorado Grants Guide® Research Volunteers

Community Resource Center (CRC) supports, strengthens, and galvanizes change-makers across the nonprofit ecosystem, working together to create a more equitable Colorado. We are a mission driven organization that offers a continuum of services to help provide opportunities to nonprofits across the state. The Colorado Grants Guide® Research Volunteers help develop and manage the Colorado Grants Guide® by updating the live database and researching funders who provide support to Colorado nonprofits and communities. This is an excellent opportunity to gain data entry and web research experience specific to the nonprofit world, accessing and understanding in-depth knowledge about the existence, priorities, and application processes of hundreds of Colorado funders.

Yearly Start Dates: January 2nd (training begins December 18th), April 1st (training begins March 18th), July 1st (training begins June 17th), October 1st (training begins September 16th)

Compensation: None; non-monetary benefits and opportunities

Please email [email protected] for more information.

Community Resource Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, veteran status or marital status.

Information regarding CRC is available on the website, www.crcamerica.org.

Interested in Volunteering with CGG?

Research Position Description

The Colorado Grants Guide® Research Volunteer will help develop and manage the Colorado Grants Guide® by updating the live database and researching funders who provide support to Colorado nonprofits and communities using public information like organizational websites and accessing annual reports, IRS tax documents, and other financial information. You will gain in-depth knowledge of the Colorado and national grantmaking landscape and strengthen research skills necessary to sustain a nonprofit organization. This is an unpaid position.


This is a fully remote position, with the option to work on-site at the Community Resource Center’s Denver office.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently research and update funder profiles using a variety of online and public resources
  • Work with proprietary and confidential information
  • Communicate with the Program Coordinator to ensure profile accuracy
  • Help develop new strategies and opportunities that can benefit the subscriber’s experience


  • General computer and online research proficiency
  • Data entry experience preferred
  • Self-motivated with excellent analytical skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Access to a computer and Internet


Weekly schedule is flexible. A minimum commitment of 10 hours a month for three months is required.


  • Training for this position will be provided
  • Weekly check-in for questions and guidance

To Apply:

Please complete the Application Form. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.


  • Gain insight on how to research and sustain a nonprofit organization
  • Free access to onsite CRC-led trainings and workshops.
  • Virtual networking opportunities
  • CRC swag

CRC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, volunteers and program participants. We welcome applications from all, and strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ people to apply.

CRC believes in the power of volunteers to greatly impact the work and reach of the nonprofit sector. Our volunteers build the capacity of individuals, organizations and networks across the state. CRC’s volunteers are community leaders, local government officials, statewide grant makers, young professionals, nonprofit executives, students and mentors all with a vested interest in building the capacity and lifting up the work of Colorado’s diverse communities.