There Are Many Ways to Make an Impact

When nature and minds meet, our students discover their best selves—and when you make a donation to HMI, you make it possible for them to realize their fullest potential. A gift to HMI, in any amount or form, brings our mission to the next generation of young adults who seek an inspired education. There are many ways that you can make a gift to support HMI and invest in the next generation of leaders, independent thinkers, and thoughtful citizens.


Make a secure one time or recurring gift online at or find us on Venmo @highmountaininstitute


Checks can be made out to the High Mountain Institute and mailed to:
Development Office
High Mountain Institute
531 County Rd 5A
Leadville, CO 80461

Securities & Stocks

If you wish to make a gift of securities, please have your broker contact our team to obtain transfer directions.

Recurring Gifts

Support HMI all year long by setting up a monthly or annual recurring gift online. If you set up a monthly gift, you will join our forest of Evergreen Donors! 

Matching Gifts

Many companies match the charitable giving efforts of their employees, which can double or even triple the amount of your gift. Check our page on Double the Donation to see if your employer has a matching gift program and what steps needed to be taken to maximize your support.

All gifts to the High Mountain Institute, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, are tax deductible. If you have any questions about how to make your gift to HMI, please reach out to Barrett Donovan, Director of Communication & Engagement at or (719) 486-8200 x118.