Here are a few easy ways to make a tax-deductible donation to Cottonwood Institute:

Donate TodayDonate Online

This is one of the easiest ways to make a secure, tax-deductible donation online. Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover are accepted.


Schedule Your Donation For Colorado Gives Day

Starting on November 1, 2017, you can schedule a donation online for Colorado Gives Day—an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving.

Donations to Cottonwood Institute made through from November 1, 2016 – Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 will receive a share of a $1M incentive fund thanks to Community First Foundation and FirstBank.


Donate by Check

If you prefer to mail in your donation, please make checks payable to Cottonwood Institute and send it to: PO Box 7067, Denver, CO 80207.

We would be happy to send you a self-addressed stamped envelope for your convenience. Simply call us at 303.447.1076 for more information.

Donate by PayPal

Funding Priorities

We are committed to increasing the accessibility of the outdoors to underserved public school students in the Colorado Front Range.

Wish List

As a small nonprofit organization, we appreciate any and all support from financial contributions to items on our Wish List. If you would like to donate one of our Wish List items, please contact Ford Church at 303.447.1076. Remember, your donation is tax-deductible!

For additional giving options, including gifts of stock, gift and estate planning, and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ford Church, Executive Director, at 303.447.1076 or via email at