Ways to Give


Thank you for considering HMI as a philanthropic priority. A donation to HMI, in any amount or any form, helps us put our mission into action each and every day. Gifts can be directed to the following areas:

Please remember that donations to the High Mountain Institute, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, are tax deductible. The generosity of our donors enables us to be the place where nature and minds meet, and we are truly grateful.

Reed Holden
Director of Development

There are several different ways to be part of our amazing community of supporters


You can make a secure gift with a credit card here.

Cash or Check

Checks can be made out to the High Mountain Institute and sent to:

Reed Holden
High Mountain Institute
531 County Rd 5A
Leadville, CO 80461

Securities and Stock Gifts

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

Matching Gifts

Many companies match the charitable giving efforts of their employees, which can double or even triple the amount of a gift. Contact your Human Resources Department to see if your employer has a matching gift program and what steps needed to be taken to maximize your gift to HMI.

Full Circle: Planned Gifts

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 important tomorrow as it is today.

Recurring Gifts

You can easily set up a recurring monthly or annual gift on our Donate page.