SUPPORTING CROW CANYON


Learn how you can become a valued member of our community.

We value your support

Archaeology exposes the time, depth, and unity of the human experience. 

Your gifts make it possible for school children to expand their understanding of the world in which we live, develop new perspectives on the rich history of the Southwest, and apply lessons of the past to the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Your support helps us conduct and publish important research that is accessible to the next generation of archaeologists.

Your participation advances critical scientific research in a way that inspires all of us to lean into our curiosity, listen with an open mind, and build a legacy for the future.

Your contributions enable ongoing dialogue and engagement with our Native partners to ensure that our research and curricula are respectful of the generations of ancestors who have occupied this land before us.

2020 Revenue and Expenses charts

There are so many ways to support Crow Canyon

 Your gifts support groundbreaking archaeological research, transformational education programs, and collaborative partnerships with American Indians.

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

Our online donation portal allows you to choose your level of contribution, designate your area of interest, and determine the frequency of your gifts.

Current Priorities


Join us to support our wide community of learners and build capacity for the future.

Legacy Gifts


Ensure that your life’s work and values carry on for many generations to come.

  • 2021 SPRING CAMPAIGN INCLUDES
    Native American Elder Voices:  Creating Cultural Continuity and Understanding & our Discovery Archaeology Webinar Challenge Match
  • YOUR GIFTS AT WORK
  • Our donors love to see the impacts their contributions make. View stories and statistics here.

Sarah Payne

Chief Outreach Officer

Sarah is an anthropologist interested in the pursuit of knowledge and the global context of the human experience.

Sarah Pretzer

Major & Planned Gifts Officer

Sarah works with visionary friends who want to help ensure the vitality and future of the organization.

Jeanne Becker

Development Manager

Jeanne processes all donations, manages special events, coordinates Board activities, and organizes Crow Canyon’s Advancement efforts.

Jen Peeso

Advancement Specialist

Jennifer provides guidance on strategic fundraising and stewardship plans to effectively meet donor-funded goals for Crow Canyon.

Elizabeth (Liz) M. Perry

President & CEO

Liz is the President and CEO of Crow Canyon. She joined the Board in 2016 and was hired as CEO in January 2018. Liz works closely with the Board to oversee finances, programming, and long-term strategic planning.

Sarah Payne

Chief Outreach Officer

Sarah is an anthropologist interested in the pursuit of knowledge and the global context of the human experience.

Elizabeth (Liz) M. Perry

President & CEO

Liz is the President and CEO of Crow Canyon. She joined the Board in 2016 and was hired as CEO in January 2018. Liz works closely with the Board to oversee finances, programming, and long-term strategic planning.

Jeanne Becker

Development Manager

Jeanne processes all donations, manages special events, coordinates Board activities, and organizes Crow Canyon’s Advancement efforts.

Sarah Pretzer

Major & Planned Gifts Officer

Sarah works with visionary friends who want to help ensure the vitality and future of the organization.

Jen Peeso

Advancement Specialist

Jennifer provides guidance on strategic fundraising and stewardship plans to effectively meet donor-funded goals for Crow Canyon.

Other Ways to Support Us


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

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

Additional Information


See our 2020 Annual Report

See our Audited Financial Statement 

See our Privacy Policy

IRS Form 990 is available upon request by contacting Carla Hoehn, Chief Financial Officer, at 970-564-4382 or email.

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