Contribute

You Are the Key to Our Success

Contribute

You Are the Key to Our Success

Your Support Makes a Difference

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. ~ Winston Churchill

The Dude Ranch Foundation celebrates ranching heritage and works to ensure the future of America’s dude ranching industry through the Foundation’s Heritage Museum, research archives, support for scholarships, environmental conservation, and workforce development.

Because of your generosity, the Dude Ranch Foundation continues to inspire and educate people about the ranching industry and the importance of conservation in managing its millions of acres of land. Through the Foundation, we ensure a continued skilled workforce by providing educational opportunities for future industry leaders who will implement the best practices in conservation and animal husbandry.

Every year we count on your generosity to achieve the fundraising goal of the Dude Ranch Foundation. Please make a gift to the Dude Ranch Foundation today. Help us to continue to continue its work on behalf of the remarkable lands we call home.

  • Donate. Make a one-time or recurring cash or cryptocurrency donation. Your gift can be directed to the Annual Fund or a designated program.
  • Become a Member of the Heritage Museum. Memberships start at $50.00 and Student memberships are available at $35.00.
  • Volunteer. Donate your time and become a part of the Dude Ranch Foundation Team.
  • Make a charitable IRA Rollover, or Qualified Charitable Distribution, to the Dude Ranch Foundation by directing your minimum required distributions.
  • Remember the Dude Ranch Foundation in your Estate Plan.
  • Underwrite a DRF program.
  • Utilize your company’s matching gift program.
  • Name the Foundation as beneficiary of a retirement plan or life insurance policy plan.
  • Make a tax wise gift of appreciated securities.
  • Establish a Named Fund or Endowment.
  • Make a gift as a Tribute or Memorial to a family member or friend.
  • Designate the Dude Ranch Foundation through Amazon Smile and Bing.
  • Donate Real Assets such as real estate, land, artifacts, or collections.

Contact Colleen Hodson or Cree Zischke for more information. You can reach them by email at info@duderanchfoundation.org or call 307.250.1981.

Thank You! Your Gift Truly Makes a Difference!

Checks may be made payable to The Dude Ranch Foundation and sent to the Dude Ranch Foundation, P.O. Box 2307, Cody, WY 82414.