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.

Online & On Vemno

Just follow this link to give online or visit to make a gift through venmo.


Sustain HMI into the future by signing up to be a monthly donor when you make an online gift.

Securities & Stocks

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


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

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.

Full Circle: Planned Giving

A Full Circle gift allows you to make a commitment to HMI’s future by including the school in your will or trust. These bequests help to ensure that HMI is as successful tomorrow as it is today. If you are interested in leaving your legacy through HMI, please contact our development team.

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.