Colorado Nonprofit Organizations & Environmental Partnerships and Donations/Sponsorships

Vital Outdoors Gives

Vital Outdoors Gives is the charitable arm of Vital Outdoors. The Vital Outdoors Gives mission is to give back to the communities we serve. Vital Outdoors donates to various charities throughout the year to benefit these non-profit organizations.


We are looking forward to increasing our charitable giving, and fulfilling more donation requests in our communities. If you would like to be considered as an event partner please send us your donation request at least 90 days prior to your event. Due to demand, we can only review those donation request/applications that meet the 90-day requirement.

Send all donation request to:

*Before submitting your donation request, please verify that it meets the following requirements:

  • Donation is for a non-profit organization with IRS 501(c)3 status.
  • The donation request is for a non-monetary gift.
  • There are at least 90 days before the donation is needed.

We do not make donations toward the following:

  • Individuals
  • Travel expenses
  • Political campaigns
  • Monetary requests

Please answer all of the following questions when applying for donations:

  • Organization Name, Phone, Email Contact and First & Last Name, Title of Applicant?*
  • Organization or Event Website? *
  • Is your organization 501(c)(3) certified? * If yes, please provide your federal tax ID number. *
  • Name/Type of Event? *
  • Date of Event  and Location of Event? *
  • Brief Description of Event *
  • Which of the following are you seeking? *  Monetary donation Silent auction item(s) Gift card(s) Door prizes Race sponsorship
  • If you are applying for a race sponsorship, please provide sponsorship levels. *
  • Please provide a detailed explanation of the donation you are seeking *
  • How will you promote Vital Outdoors support of this event? *
  • What makes Vital Outdoors the ideal partner for this event? *
  • Are there any Vital Outdoors employees involved with your organization? *
  • Has your organization helped with a Vital Outdoors event before? *  If yes, which event? *
  • Would you or your organization be willing to help with a Vital Outdoors event or race in the future? *
  • Are you requesting volunteers for the event? *  If so, how many? *
  • What will the volunteer duties entail? *
  • For what time slots will you need volunteers? *
  • Additional Information (i.e. Sponsorship packet, donation letter, etc):

Please note school donation funds are limited and request for sponsorship or donation must be submitted by Sept. 15 and Jan. 15 for the following semester. 

Send all donation request to:

List of Colorado Nonprofit Organizations & Environmental Partnerships

  • Big City Mountaineers

    Powerful Youth Transformations in the Outdoors

    Big City Mountaineers provides under-resourced youth the opportunity to have transformative experiences in the outdoors. Learn about our mission today.

  • The Golden Civic Foundation

    Building A Better Golden

    Conservation Colorado represents the next chapter in protecting Colorado's environment. With your support, we will stay on the frontlines to protect Colorado's air, land, water, and people.

  • The American Alpine Club

    The American Alpine Club is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our vision is a united community of competent climbers and healthy climbing landscapes.

  • Colorado Open Lands

    Colorado Open Lands is a 501(c)3 nonprofit land trust that exists to protect Colorado’s land and water resources. We work primarily with private landowners to place voluntary agreements called conservation easements on their property. Their ranch stays their ranch, their farm stays their farm. The process is driven by the wishes of the landowner with the goal of protecting open space, water, and wildlife habitat – forever.

  • The Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA)

    The Colorado Youth Corps Association creates opportunities for young people to participate in high-quality youth corps statewide. There are currently 8 accredited youth corps in the state that serve 1,600 young people annually.

  • Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

    About Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

    Since 1984, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) has been motivating and enabling people to become active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources.

    VOC works with conservation and land agencies and relies on thousands of people annually to provide a volunteer workforce for outdoor stewardship projects. These projects take place across Colorado – from city parks and open spaces, to grasslands and foothills, to alpine meadows and peaks.

  • Colorado Fourteeners Initiative

    Protect. Restore. Educate.

    Colorado Fourteeners Initiative protects and preserves the natural integrity of Colorado’s 54 14,000–foot peaks —the “Fourteeners”— through active stewardship and public education.

    Colorado’s Fourteeners contain rare and fragile native alpine tundra ecosystems that are uniquely adapted to living on these high peaks. These tundra plants –some of which exist nowhere else on earth– are ill-adapted to being trampled by the estimated quarter-million people who climb these peaks every year. In many places, resource damage is past the point of natural recovery.

  • Colorado Trail Foundation

    Almost 500 miles of Colorado's stately Rocky Mountains are connected by The Colorado Trail as it threads its way over eight spectacular mountain ranges, through six national forests, six wilderness areas and the headwaters of five river systems, reaching its highest point at 13334 feet. Ecosystem diversity on theTrail ...

  • The Continental Divide Trail Coalition

    CDTC’s Mission is to create a community committed to construct, promote, and protect in perpetuity the CDNST which stretches from Canada to Mexico, through, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.

    The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is a 501 (c) (3) national non-profit membership organization founded by a group of citizens passionate about the CDNST and working to building a strong community of supporters and Trail Enthusiasts who want to see the Trail completed and protected.

  • Leave No Trace

    The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization that protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. The Center accomplishes this mission by delivering cutting-edge education and research to millions of people across the country every year. 

  • The Conservation Alliance

    The Conservation Alliance’s mission is to engage businesses to fund and partner with organizations to protect wild places for their habitat and recreation values.

  • RezDawg Rescue

    RezDawg Rescue collaborates with several rescues in NM, AZ and CO to ensure the safe and comfortable transport of unwanted animals to rescues, shelters and fosters where they will have a chance at a forever home.

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