About the Society

This page updated: June 30, 2023.

The Sheridan Historical Society is an organization created by the City Council of the City of Sheridan in May of 1991. It was incorporated in the State of Colorado as a not for profit corporation.

The purpose of the Society as stated in the Articles of Incorporation is to solicit and encourage contributions to be devoted to the public use in the preservation of historic sites. Further to promote, solicit and encourage charitable, education, historic, artistic, musical and dramatic programs and events related to historic preservation.

The Articles of Incorporation also provide that the Society will seek and maintain tax exempt status according to Section 501(c)(3)of the Internal Revenue Code. And that contributions which may be given will be deductible under Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. The Society is currently recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3)organization.

The Board of Trustees first met in August of 1991. They have met monthly or every other monthly since January of 1992. By laws have been adopted, exempt status obtained and maintained, membership categories have been created, stationary designed, brochures designed, and other projects begun.

Articles of Incorporation in PDF Format [File Size: 456 KB]
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Bylaws of the Society....updated: May 26, 2015.

Resolution #1, Series 2020 - Providing for the continued operation of the Society in response to COVID-19. .... new: April 6, 2020.

Federal IRS Report of Private Foundation
(Form 990-PF)

Updated: April 17, 2023
 Filings by Tax Year
All in PDF Format
2022 Submission
2022 Acceptance
2021 Submission
2021 Acceptance
2020 Submission
2020 Acceptance
As received by the IRS:
As submitted:


 Colorado Secretary of State
Certficate of Good Standing

 Colorado Department of Revenue
Sales & Use Tax

 June 30, 2023

 Exemption Certfiicate 

State of Colorado Charitable Organization Reports

Current Certification
Valid through August 15, 2024.
Registration number: 20033006613.

The Society has submitted the following charitable organization registration statements and financial statements to the Colorado Secretary of State. All reports are provided in a PDF format.

Updated: April 23, 2022

2021 - 2030 2011 - 2020  2003 - 2010
2023 Registration Statement
2022 Financial Statement
2022 Registration Statement
2021 Financial Statement
2021 Registration Statement
2020 Financial Statement








2020 Registration Statement
2019 Financial Statement

2019 Registration Statement
2018 Financial Statement

2018 Registration Statement
2017 Financial Statement

2017 Registration Statemen
2016 Financial Statement

2016 Registration Statement
2015 Financial Statement

2015 Registration Statement
2014 Financial Statement

2014 Registration Statement
2013 Financial Statement

2013 Registration Statement
2012 Financial Statement

2012 Registration Statement
2011 Financial Statement

2011 Registration Statement
2010 Financial Statement

2010 Registration Statement
2009 Financial Statement

2009 Registration Statement
2008 Financial Statement

2008 Registration Statement
2007 Financial Statement

2007 Registration Statement
2006 Financial Statement

2006 Registration Statement
2005 Finanical Statement

2005 Registration Statement
2004 Finanical Statement

2004 Registration Statement
2003 Financial Statement

2003 Registration Statement
2002 Financial Statement



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