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High Country Conservation Center 737 Ten Mile Dr Frisco CO 80443 PO Box 4506 Frisco CO 80443


(970) 668-5703

Make a Donation to HC3

The High Country Conservation Center, (HC3) is your conservation organization working on climate action, waste reduction and recycling, energy efficiency, sustainable business programs, water conservation, and local food systems in Summit County. Let’s work together to build a more resilient future and protect this place we all love to live and play. Your support makes the conservation programs and services we provide to our community possible.

Think Global. Act Local. Support local resource conservation.

Colorado Gives Day: December 5

Starting November 1st, you can make a meaningful impact by giving early. Any donations made between November 1st and December 5th will not only benefit HC3 but also receive matching funds. And here’s the best part: there’s no need to schedule your donation anymore; it will be processed instantly when you make it. So, let’s come together and elevate our giving on December 5th.

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If you receive a state income tax refund in 2020, you will have a new opportunity to donate some or all of your refund to support the High Country Conservation Center. Donating a portion of your tax refund is simple: Enter High Country Conservation Center and our registration number 20023005525 in the [Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit Fund] line on your state income tax return or tax software – or give this info to your tax preparer when you submit your tax documents.

Snow Huggers Club​​

For just $30, Arapahoe Basin‘s Snow Huggers Club offers discounts on lift tickets, lessons, rentals, retail and food and beverage. $20 of the proceeds benefit the High Country Conservation Center. Visit Arapahoe Basin’s website or call 970-468-0718 to join.

City Market Community Rewards​

This program makes fundraising easy by donating to local organizations based on the shopping you do every day. All you have to do is register your City Market Value Card online at and add the High Country Conservation Center (#VB611) as your non-profit of choice.

Alpine Bank Environment Loyalty Debit Card​​

Alpine Bank’s Loyalty Debit Card program began in 1997 and is an innovative way for you to give back to our community. Each time you use your Environment Alpine Bank Loyalty Debit Card, Alpine Bank donates 10 cents to the High Country Conservation Center. These special cards are available with no annual fee to individuals with an Alpine Bank checking account.

1% For The Planet​

The High Country Conservation Center is proud to be a part of the 1% for the Planet network, which connects businesses and nonprofits to protect the planet. If you own a business, consider joining 1% for the Planet, naming High Country Conservation Center as your beneficiary. Everyone wins! For more information please visit here.

Privacy Policy

The High Country Conservation Center (HC3) is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our donors that donor information will not be shared with any third party.


HC3 provides this Donor Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy, and to inform you of the way your information is used. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

Information Collected

Here are the types of donor information that we collect and maintain:

  • Contact Information – name, complete address, phone number, email address, employer information
  • Payment information – credit card number and expiration date, and billing information
  • Giving information – history of gifts made to HC3, dates and purposes
  • Information concerning how you heard about HC3
  • Information you wish to share – questions, comments, suggestions and other information that you share with us related to your interest in our organization
  • Your request to receive periodic updates – e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic mailings related to specific fundraising appeals, newsletters and other materials

How Information is Used

HC3 uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you and update you on the work of HC3. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.

No Sharing of Personal Information

HC3 will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to other organizations. We assure you that the identity of all our donors will be kept confidential. Use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of HC3 and only to further the activities and purposes of HC3.

Removing Your Name From Our Mailing List

It is our desire to not send unwanted mail or email to our donors. Please contact us if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.