Advancing the study and preservation of Colorado's history

Established in 1965, The Colorado Historical Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization that enhances and complements other Colorado entities' efforts to commemorate, preserve, document and interpret our state's rich history.

Programs & Services: 

We partner with private parties, public agencies, nonprofit organizations, and informal coalitions to bring Colorado's history to life. 

Preservation Loans

Explore flexible, low-rate financing for historic rehabilitation projects.

New Sheridan Hotel

Conservation Easements

Find out how our historical conservation easement program protects Colorado's historic buildings, structures, and landscapes.

historic bank entrance

Fund Stewardship

Discover how we collaborate with individuals, families, nonprofits, public, and commercial entities to advance the study and preservation of Colorado's history.

Preservation Project Support

Learn about our team development, financial, grant writing and administration, and technical assistance.

Explore our 100+ Conservation Easement Sites

Also learn about the social and cultural significance of some of our more diverse properties.