Making A Gift

Bridge Penstemon
(Penstemon rostiflorus)


Whipple’s Penstemon
(Penstemon whippleanus)


Alpine Pussytoes
(Antennaria alpine)


Alpine Mound
(Erigeron compositus)

IPF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. (IPF's federal tax identification number is 84-1133782.)

To mail a gift, IPF’s address is:
Independence Pass Foundation
P.O. Box 1700
Aspen, Colorado 81612

You may also make a donation by phoning Karin Teague, Executive Director, 970.274.9690, or emailing her,

Please Make Your Gift Today
It only takes a few minutes, and you will help improve and preserve Independence Pass for all of us today as well as for future generations. You’ll automatically receive our newsletter, and we’ll also provide you with regular electronic updates on our work. To support the Foundation, you may make a gift through our secure online form.

Individual/Personal Giving
Each year, hundreds of individuals, either because of deep personal commitment or their sense of life’s enduring continuum, make gifts of all sizes to support the Independence Pass Foundation. We welcome your support.

Cash and Securities
Shares of publicly-traded stock may be donated directly to IPF using the following transfer information:

Most important information for a DTC transfer is: DTC ID 2669

AGENT ID #20290 Northern Trust
INST. ID #78500
ACCT #17-92314
Account No. 60004050

Please alert Paul D'Amato, IPF Treasurer (below),
to expect transfers.
Independence Pass Foundation
Paul D'Amato, Treasurer
P O Box 1700
Aspen, CO 81612
Phone 970.925.4069

Bequests and Planned Gifts
IPF will work with you and your attorney, financial advisor, trust officer, and other professionals to customize a plan of giving for our ongoing work on Independence Pass. This is an opportunity for donors who wish to make the Pass part of their estate plan and express their deep sense of commitment to our restoration and revegetation activities. Gifts of this nature may positively impact your taxes. There are many options that include special recognition of individuals and families:

  • Bequests
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Gift Annuities
  • Retirement Plans
  • Personal property

Ride for the Pass Sponsors
Through Sponsorships of the Ride for the Pass, businesses demonstrate their commitment to the community, ensuring an ecologically healthy and beautiful Independence Pass for locals and visitors to enjoy. The Foundation is pleased to work with businesses seeking to explore options for Sponsorships and recognition.

Thank you for your support!

Purple Fringe
(Phacelia Sericea)

Rocky Mountain Columbine
(Aquilegia caerulea)

Alpine Avenus
(Acomastylis rossil)

Blue Flax
(Linum perenne)