Donate and Support

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is a national 501 (c) (3) organization that is dedicated to the protection, preservation and promotion of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT). CDTC’s mission is to create a community committed to construct, promote, and protect in perpetuity the CDT, which stretches from Canada to Mexico, through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.

Ways your financial contributions impact our work

By financially supporting CDTC through membership or donations, you will help us protect, promote and preserve the CDT. Your support will help us build a sound business foundation and help begin to make strides to protect the CDT Corridor in many ways, and supports activities from providing meals to volunteers working on the Trail to helping us effectively advocate for the Trail and its protection with Congress!

Donor Program

Any financial gifts or donations made to CDTC will afford the opportunity to be considered members of CDTC, depending upon amount of donation, or may have existing memberships renewed (at the appropriate time). Donors over $500 will be recognized on our website and newsletter and any Business partners will also be recognized appropriately.

  • Employer Matching Fund Programs- please contact us directly to donate and have your gift be matched by your employer. To date we are listed with IBM, Oracle and HP.
  • Combined Federal Campaign Programs- CDTC is currently applying participate in these programs
  • Donor Advised Funding- CDTC uses DAF Direct to support this giving option- clicking here help you make a donation simply and efficiently:
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Honorary Gifts

Honorary Gifts are a great way to recognize, celebrate and honor the special people in your life while also sharing your passion and commitment to the CDT.  To make a donation in someone’s honor, please contact us at membership at continentaldividetrail.org or Teresa Martinez : tmartinez at continentaldividetrail.org, or by calling us at 720-340-2382.

Memorial gifts  

The CDT is a national treasure that has inspired many lives over the past 35 years.  Donate to remember someone in a special and unique way. We print your name and the person in whose memory you are giving on our website and newsletter.  To make a donation in someone’s memory, please contact us at membership at continentaldividetrail.org, or contact Teresa Martinez at tmartinez at continentaldividetrail.org or  720-340-2382.

In-kind Merchandise and Support

The CDTC accepts certain in-kind donations of new goods to be used in our work or that can be used for fundraising and membership development.  All in kind donations are recognized and may be used for tax-deductible purposes.  Please contact Teresa Martinez at tmartinez at continentaldividetrail.org for more information on this program.

Thank you for your support!

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your membership dues are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.CDTC’s Membership and Donor lists will not be sold, shared, or otherwise provided to outside entities.

To Support CDTC efforts DONATE now!