Support Cottonwood InstituteWe are committed to transforming the way we empower public school students to become leaders and problem solvers in their communities. All donations, no matter how large or small help make a huge difference!

  • $10,000 can help pay for 2 semesters of the Community Adventure Program for 15 public school students at STRIVE Preparatory Schools in Denver, CO.
  • $5,000 can help pay for 1 semester of the Community Adventure Program for 15 students at Angevine Middle School or Centaurus High School in Lafayette, CO.
  • $2,500 can help support 1 overnight camping trip for 15 students and families at Casa de la Esperanza for agricultural workers in Boulder County.
  • $2,250 can help support 1 high school student in our new Changemaker Program strengthen their community leadership skills and environmental stewardship skills through field days, overnights, and professional development opportunities.
  • $1,000 can help support 2 public school students from Colorado Youth For A Change (CYC), who are are overcoming significant obstacles to excel in school and graduate, complete our Endangered Wolves Project.
  • $500 can help support public school students at AXL Academy in Aurora, CO become leaders and problem solvers in their community.
  • $250 can help pay for 1 student to attend our Wildfire Project overnight camping trip.
  • $100 can help pay for the supplies Community Adventure Program students need to complete their Action Projects and “Change Their World!”
  • $50 can help pay for the transportation costs to send 1 student on an overnight camping trip for the weekend.
  • $30 can help buy food for one of our winter snowshoe days at Caribou Ranch.
  • $20 can help fund 1 student go on an Action Project field trip to learn more about issues affecting their community.

To make a tax-deductible contribution to the Cottonwood Institute, please mail a check made payable to Cottonwood Institute: PO Box 7067, Denver, CO 80207.