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Be a part of the Colorado Gives Day movement!
Schedule your donation now or donate on Colorado Gives Day December 10th. It’s simple, just select CO Gives Day at checkout to have your donation applied on December 10th.
Donations will be matched, up to $25,000, by generous local donors. Help us make this year the most successful Colorado Gives Day to date!
Colorado Gives offers low processing fees and NO monthly fees, making it beneficial for non-profits to receive the maximum amount of your generous donation.
Thank you for supporting HC3’s mission to provide practical solutions to conserve resources in our mountain community!
We believe that anyone and everyone who loves this place embodies the spirt of a local and can Be Local.
We want to celebrate our locals – for who they are and what they believe. And, most importantly, we want to activate you to care even more … to care enough to give back, to conserve, to recycle and to get involved. So, let’s join together to create a brighter, better future. Because, after all, we can all #BeLocal! Join us.
Make your #BeLocal donation and receive:
Quarterly member-only e-newsletter
Recognition in the annual report
Think Global. Act Local. Support local resource conservation.
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. HC3 remains hard at work to reach our community’s big environmental goals like curbing climate change by reducing our greenhouse gas emissions 80% and doubling our recycling rate to reduce waste.
During this challenging time amid COVID-19, our mission remains ever more critical to building a more resilient future. Please consider supporting HC3 as we all come together to give in order to protect the things that matter most. Your support makes it possible to continue our conservation work through this crisis and beyond.
Give Through Your CO Tax Refund
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.
Learn more about this giving program at RefundWhatMatters.org.
Other Ways to Support HC3 and Make a Difference:
AmazonSmile has the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com, but when you shop at AmazonSmile 0.5% of the purchase of eligible products goes to the High Country Conservation Center.
Every item that is on Amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile at the same price. All eligible products are marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile Donation” on the product detail pages.
Let’s face it … we all have to shop at the grocery store, right? So why not incorporate HC3 into your shopping routine? It’s shopping for a cause. All you have to do is register your City Market Value Card online at www.citymarket.com and add the High Country Conservation Center (#VB611) as your non-profit of choice. It’s that easy!
City Market is donating up to $400,000 to area nonprofit organizations from Jan 1 until Dec 31, so help us make a difference!
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.
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 www.onepercentfortheplanet.org.
ColoradoGives.org is a year-round, online giving website featuring more than 2,000 Colorado nonprofit organizations. Made possible by Community First Foundation since 2007, ColoradoGives.org encourages charitable giving by providing comprehensive, objective and up-to-date information about Colorado nonprofits and an easy way to support them online.
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
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.
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.