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Ways To Give

Your support allows us to offer free programs that break down barriers to the outdoors. Help us connect students to nature and inspire them to protect it – make a tax-deductible donation to Cottonwood Institute today.

Join The Seedling Monthly Giving Program

Invest in the long term sustainability of Cottonwood’s programs. Giving monthly is easy, convenient, and the best way to make an impact for our students.

Click below to become a member. Under donation frequency, choose “Monthly” and complete your contact and payment information.

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Make a One-Time Donation

Your one-time donation helps us provide our students with professional instruction, outdoor gear, transportation, class supplies, and more.

​​Make a secure, tax-deductible donation below. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover cards.

Other Ways to Give

Sponsor An Event

Cottonwood creative events raise critical funding to support our programs. Get involved, give back, build community, and have fun! Read more about sponsorship below and email Ford to get started.

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Start a Fundraiser

Donate your birthday or other event to spread the good word with your friends, family members, and co-workers. Click the link below and choose “Fundraise” to set up your page.

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Matching Gifts

Only 1 in 10 eligible employees take advantage of their company’s matching gift program , leaving billions unclaimed each year. Click below to see if your company has a matching gift program, and double your donation today!

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Planned Giving

You can work with your financial advisor to name Cottonwood as a beneficiary in a will, retirement plan, life insurance policy, or Donor Advised Fund. Email Ford for more information.

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Donate Crypto, Stock, or DAF

To donate crypto, stock, or Donor Advised Funds (DAF) to Cottonwood Institute, please donate to Cottonwood via our friends at The Giving Block.

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Schedule your Donation for Colorado Gives Day

You can donate through Colorado Gives Day all year! December 5 is Colorado Gives Day, an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy through online giving.

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