Ways to Give

Thank you for considering making a gift to Colorado Open Lands.  We seek to provide many ways to give to conservation and pledge to use your gift efficiently and effectively, to protect the treasures of Colorado that we all love.

Make an Online Donation
Click here to make an immediate gift, recurring donation, or contribution in honor or memory of a loved one, online.
Check or Money Order
Send a check or money order, made payable to Colorado Open Lands, to our offices at 1546 Cole Blvd. #200, Lakewood, CO 80401.
Stock and Mutual Funds
Gifts of appreciated stock and/or mutual funds can be a wonderful way to support Colorado Open Lands, while realizing savings on long-term capital gain taxes! For your reference, transfers of publicly traded securities can be made to Colorado Open Lands through Charles Schwab & Co, Inc. Account # 1372-3301. For questions, and/or to notify us of an incoming gift, please contact Brandy Bertram here, or by calling 303.988.2373.
Estate Planning
By including Colorado Open Lands in your estate and retirement planning, you are making a legacy gift that supports our promise of perpetual land conservation. To learn more about options for making a planned gift, please click here.
Workplace Giving
Many employers support employee giving through direct payroll deductions and/or matching gift programs that can increase the impact of your gifts. Check with your Human Resources representative to see what options may be available to you through a workplace giving campaign.

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Colorado Open Lands is also a member of the following giving campaigns, linked to many employers throughout the state:
– Community Shares – our designation number is 5016.
– Combined Federal Campaign – our designation number is 78031.
– City of Denver or State of Colorado Campaigns – our Denver Employee Combined Campaign number is 5021.
– United Way Campaign – simply write in Colorado Open Lands on your designated giving form.

If you, or your employer, have interest in learning more about how your company can support employee philanthropy, please contact Brandy Bertram here, or by calling 303.988.2373.

In-Kind Contributions
Gifts in-kind support Colorado Open Lands’ operations and events, while providing corporate partners with an opportunity to share their brand message with a loyal, conservation-minded audience. To see if making an in kind gift is a good fit for your business, please contact Brandy Bertram here, or by calling 303.988.2373.
Gifts of Physical Assets
If you are interested in donating real estate, automobiles, or other physical assets to Colorado Open Lands, please contact Brandy Bertram here, or by calling 303.988.2373.
IRA Contribution
Are you older than 70 1/2 years of age and have an IRA subject to Required Minimum Distributions?  You can make a qualified distribution by making a direct charitable contribution, up to $100,000 per person, per year!  This is a wonderful way to turn your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) into a meaningful gift for Colorado Open Lands, while realizing significann tax savings!  Consult your financial adviser or account holder for more information.
Volunteering

Volunteers with Colorado Open Lands will play an essential role in COL’s mission by providing additional service to our constituents, offering available additional expertise and perspective, increasing presence and passion with the community, broadening COL’s outreach network, and expanding capacity.  Volunteers are ambassadors for Colorado Open Lands!

If you are interested in volunteering with COL, we want to hear from you!  Please click here and tell us a bit about yourself and your areas of interest so that we can better match you to our project needs. Thank you, and we look forward to getting you involved!

 

Need a replacement tax receipt for your gift? Contact us here. Download our IRS 501c3 determination letter. Our Privacy Policy is here.

Colorado Open Lands is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our Federal Identification Number is 84-0866211.

Grand Mesa, Colorado; Photo Credit: John Fielder

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