Annual Giving

We Connect People With Nature and Empower Them To Protect It

Walking Mountains relies on the generosity of our donors to fund 72.8% ($3.57 million) of our $4.90 million annual operating budget. Your support enables us to offer low-cost and no-cost programs to 6,000 + Eagle County school children and 370,000+ locals and visitors each year.

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Donor Giving Levels


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Various Ways That Your Annual Giving Donation Are Used


$25,000 sends 250 students to a Free Field Science Program.


$15,000 provides over 650 hours of bilingual outdoor programming (215+ programs) for our Latino community, transforming their sense of belonging and connection to the outdoors.




$10,000 fully funds the Girls In Science program at one Eagle County elementary school.


$5,000 funds a classroom for the unforgettable experience of an overnight camp at a 10th Mountain Division Hut.


$2,500 grows a garden bed in our Sowing Seeds program.


$1,000 sends three children to summer science camp at Walking Mountains.


$500 funds a free early childhood education program for down-valley residents.


$250 provides rockets for Walking Mountains after school STEM Curiosity Lab.


$100 inspires one student through a free one-day Field Science Program.

To learn more about annual giving and donor giving levels, please contact Sharon Schmidt,
Senior Director of Development, at or 970-827-9725 ext. 118