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Support The Colorado Trail Foundation with your Contributions

Mountain trail building costs usually run $12,000 per mile. The Colorado Trail Foundation, with hundreds of volunteers, builds and maintains the CT at a cost of $500 per mile with most of the costs going toward feeding the volunteers. Your contribution will help fund this successful volunteer effort.

Become a Friend of The Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail Foundation (CTF) is a Colorado Based 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation. It is funded by contributions by Friends of The Colorado Trail.

The Colorado Trail Foundation is now able to accept tax-deductible contributions in two different ways:

Online Contributions:  With the help of PayPal to process your Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit card payments, The Colorado Trail Foundation is now able to accept online contributions. This is a very secure way of making online contributions. Even though we use PayPal for processing, you do not need to have a PayPal account to pay with your credit card. Simply click on the appropriate "Contribute Now" button below. You will have the option to use your credit card or your PayPal account to make your contribution.

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Phone or Mail Contributions: If you would prefer to make your tax-deductible contribution via check, you may download the contribution form and mail your contribution to the CTF office. Additionally, you may call the CTF office at 303-384-3729 and they will be happy to accept your contribution via Mastercard or Visa. Note: Please DO NOT send credit card information by email as email is not secure.

The following contribution categories are available:

$25.00 Contributor
Trail crew volunteers by lake with beautiful mountains in the background
Trail Crew volunteers enjoying
a hike on their day off!
$50.00 Sustainer
$100.00 Partner
$250.00 Patron
$500.00 Guardian
$1,000.00+ Benefactor
$______ Other
$______ Donations to the Gudy Gaskill Endowment Fund are also welcomed.  
The Gudy Gaskill endowment fund was established by the Board of Directors of The Colorado Trail Foundation in honor and in recognition of her unstinting, successful efforts to create The Colorado Trail and in recognition of her dearly held desire that it will be forever available and useful to future generations.  The fund is structured to provide money in perpetuity for the maintenance, protection and preservation of The Colorado Trail.

Privacy: Any personal information collected by The Colorado Trail Foundation will be used solely by The Colorado Trail Foundation. Your personal information will never be sold or provided to anyone or any organization outside The Colorado Trail Foundation.