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Colorado Mountain Club Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/16/2014: Colorado Mountain Club

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 09/08/2014: COLORADO MOUNTAIN CLUB

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AKA  CMC
Golden, CO
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Colorado Mountain Club Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/16/2014: Colorado Mountain Club

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 09/08/2014: COLORADO MOUNTAIN CLUB

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Also Known As: CMC
Physical Address: Golden, CO 80401 5843
EIN: 84-0410760
Web URL: www.cmc.org 
NTEE Category: C Environmental Quality Protection, Beautification
C34 Land Resources Conservation
O Youth Development
O50 Youth Development Programs
N Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
N01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
Year Founded: 1912 
Ruling Year: 1994 


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Mission Statement

To unite the energy, interest and knowledge of the students, explorers and lovers of the mountain of Colorado; to collect and disseminate information regarding the Rocky Mountains in behalf of art, science, literature and recreation; to stimulate public interest in our mountain areas; to encourage the preservation of forests, flowers, fauna and natural scenery; to render readily accessible the alpine attractions of this region.

Legitimacy Information

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Fiscal Year Starting: October 1, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: September 30, 2013

Total Revenue $1,998,529
Total Expenses $2,131,974

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Fiscal Year Ending: September 30, 2013

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Matt Stevens

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Programs

Program: Youth Education (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
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Category:
Youth Development, General/Other
Population Served:
Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Program Description:

CMC's Youth Education Program (YEP) has been inspiring confidence and academic achievement in young participants through outdoor education since 1999. YEP has a track record of success in providing multidisciplinary education linking Colorado Department of Education model content standards with Colorado's greatest natural resource, the Rocky Mountains. YEP brings the mountains to more than 6,000 students each year through camps and field trips that teach mountain weather, avalanche science, physics of rock climbing, altitude physiology, conservation and a variety of other academic topics through hands-on learning experiences. YEP activities take place in a positive group learning environment where youth interact with adult instructors, volunteers and one another to learn life skills such as team-building and leadership, helping to prepare them for a successful future. YEP additionally serves young people with physical and learning challenges, providing opportunities to rock climb and experience outdoor learning in inclusive, confidence-building ways.

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Program: CMC Conservation (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
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Category:
Natural Resources Conservation & Protection
Population Served:
None
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Program Description:

The Colorado Mountain Club is an unwavering advocate for the protection of Colorado's wild, remote and quiet places. CMC has been instrumental in landmark conservation achievements such as the designation of Rocky Mountain National Park in 1915, the expansion of Dinosaur National Monument and passage of the 1964 Wilderness Act. Today, CMC Conservation continues this tradition by working with stakeholders to permanently protect our remaining wild lands and the human-powered recreation opportunities they afford. CMC Conservation works in several priority areas: Protecting Wild Places - CMC supports wilderness and other protections for Colorado's remaining wild lands. CMC advocated for and won a stronger Colorado Roadless Rule, protecting over four million acres of national forests. Defending Quiet Recreation - CMC works to make sure that human-powered, quiet recreation opportunities remain plentiful in Colorado, working with land managers and a diverse set of stakeholders to create balance and understanding between different recreational user groups. Promoting Stewardship - CMC is committed to building a culture of service and stewardship among its members and the public with activities that offer unique opportunities to give back to the mountains by restoring sensitive habitats and mitigating the impacts of recreation.

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