WHen you Support the Catskill Center, you support
Collaboration: The Catskill Center functions as a convener; fostering partnerships, facilitating discussions and supporting collaboration which function to preserve and foster the Catskills.
Education, Arts and Culture: Your gift supports the Erpf Gallery, Catskill Interpretive Center's sculpture park, Platte Clove's Artist-in-Residence Program and educational curriculums for local schools and teachers.
We provide scholarships to students from the Catskills for summer camps and colleges. At the Catskill Interpretive Center, we help visitors and residents alike learn about, explore and interpret the natural, cultural and historical resources of the Catskills.
Stewardship: The Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership, the Streamside Acquisition Program and the Catskill Center Land Trust protect and preserve the natural resources of the Catskills.
CRISP is working to turn the tide on invasive species in the Catskills, the SAP is preserving forested, streamside lands essential for protecting water quality and our land trust holds conservation easements totaling 2,550 acres and owns four properties totaling 367 acres, including Thorn Preserve, Platte Clove Preserve and the lands of the Catskill Interpretive Center.
Donate By Mail: Checks made out to the "Catskill Center for Conservation and Development" may be mailed to: Catskill Center, PO Box 504, Arkville, NY 12406.
Donate Stocks and Securities: You can donate your stocks and securities directly to the Catskill Center. Please contact Susan Blake at 845-586-2611 (or via email) to complete a stock or security donation.
Make a Gift Through Your Donor Advised Fund: A donor advised fund (DAF) is a type of giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities like the Catskill Center.
Honorary and Memorial Gifts: Honor someone's birthday, anniversary, or a holiday with a gift to the Catskill Center. Give online or contact us. Pay a lasting tribute to Catskill Center members, friends, and supporters who are no longer with us. Give online, contact us or include the Catskill Center in a tribute. Sample wording you may want to use: In memory of (deceased), the family requests that a donation be made to the Catskill Center, 43355 Rt 28, Box 504, Arkville, NY 12406 or via their website www.catskillcenter.org/donate.
Gift Memberships: Give the gift of Catskill Center membership to a friend, co-worker, family member, fellow conservationist, elected official - anyone who you think would enjoy learning more about ways to protect, preserve and foster the Catskills!
Corporate Matching Gifts: Employers matching contributions can double or triple your gift. Ask your company's Human Resources or Matching Gift Department about charitable matching contributions. If your employer has a program that will match your donation to the Catskill Center, please complete your company's matching gift form and send it to the Catskill Center, PO Box 504, Arkville, NY 12406
Only with your support can the Catskill Center continue its mission!
The board of directors, volunteers and staff of the Catskill Center thank you for your generous support. It’s only with your help that the Center can achieve the goals we all share, healthy ecosystems and vibrant communities in the Catskills.