Ways to Give

Online

Make your gift online—it’s fast, easy, and secure!

By Mail

You may print a copy of the giving form (PDF), and then mail it with your check or credit card information to:

Development Office
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
23390 Road K
Cortez, CO 81321

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs that will match charitable contributions made by employees. Request a matching gift form from your employer and send the signed form to Crow Canyon along with your gift. The impact of your gift may be doubled or possibly tripled. Some companies also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. 

Appreciated Securities

Appreciated securities owned for one year or more are excellent assets to give to the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. When you make a gift of appreciated securities, you will receive a charitable tax deduction for the full fair market value of the gift at the time it is transferred into Crow Canyon’s account, and you may avoid capital gains taxes.

Transfer Instruction for Giving Stock

If you are interesting in making a gift of stock, please contact the development office by phone (970.564.4344 or 800.422.8975, ext. 144), e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), or regular mail (see address above). We will need the following information:

  • your name and a phone number where we can reach you if we have any questions
  • the name of the stock
  • the number of shares
  • contact information for the broker or agent responsible for the transfer
  • where you would like the gift to be credited (for example, unrestricted operating support, a specific endowment fund, toward an existing pledge, etc.)

Planned Giving

Did you know there are creative ways to support the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center? Ways in which Crow Canyon, you and your loved ones all benefit at the same time? Such giving techniques are called "planned gifts," because with thoughtful planning, you create win-win solutions for you and Crow Canyon.

  • You can make a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime.
  • You can give stock and realize larger tax savings.
  • You can receive income for life in return for your gift.
  • You can donate your house, continue to live there, and get a tax break all at the same time.

Click here for more information on Planned Giving.

Give By Phone

Call in your gift during business hours (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Mountain Time) using your MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or American Express credit card: 970.564-4344 or 800.422.8975, ext. 144.

Make a Recurring Gift or Pledge

Program participants at the excavation site

As a "sustaining supporter" you’ll be able make your donation on a monthly basis with convenient automatic payments charged to your credit card. When you initiate a recurring gift, your membership level will correspond immediately with what your monthly contributions add up to over 12 months. Here’s how your monthly gift adds up:

Monthly Contribution  Membership Level 
$100 Chairman’s Council (Leader’s Circle)
$50 Donor Club (Partner)
$25 Donor Club (Supporter) 
$15 Donor Club (Friend)


Or, you may make a pledge payable in installments.

Choose your option on Crow Canyon's online donation form or call member services at 800.422.8975, ext. 144.

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