Your support makes a difference

The Center for Collaborative Conservation provides exceptional experiences to students, faculty, and practitioners through our experiential learning programs and innovative research projects. Our programs prove that we can achieve both conservation and livelihood goals.
With our giving options you can choose where your support makes an impact. You have the opportunity to support our Conservation Fellows, training opportunities for conservation practitioners, and internships for undergraduate students. Of course, you can also choose to donate to the Center through a non-specified gift to be applied towards all of our work.
Learn more about the opportunities to make an impact in collaborative conservation below……

Fellows Program

The Conservation Fellows Program supports students, faculty, and practitioner projects that use a collaborative approach to help communities improve their livelihoods and contribute to local and global conservation goals. This innovative program provides critical experience to our fellows and practical assistance to communities around the world. Your contribution will help support:

  • Teams of fellows collaborating with communities to develop solutions for conservation and livelihoods.
  • Training for new fellows in developing a collaborative conservation project

Practice Program

The practitioner program is working directly with conservation practitioners to develop more opportunities for training in ccollaborative skills and tools. These skills and tools are critical to practitioners as they work on complex conservation and livelihood issues. Your contribution will help support:

  • Establishing a network of Community Based Collaborative Conservation
  • Program expansion from 1/2 time to fulltime!
  • Future trainings, designed by practitioners for practitioners

Undergraduate Interns

The Undergraduate Internship Program provides hands-on internship for undergraduate students to gain experience working with practitioners on real-world issues in real communities using collaborative skills and tools. The skills gained through these internships give students a head start on entering the workforce. so that they hit the ground running and are better prepared to be effective leaders in conservation. Your contribution will help support:

  • Student internship placements with practitioners
  • A coordinator position to support program growth

Send donations by mail to:

Roberta Brouwer
CSU Foundation
1401 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523