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Call for Nominations!

 

 

Do you know an outstanding climber, volunteer or community leader? CMC recognizes our mountain community leaders and achievers with a variety of awards which will be presented at CMC's Annual Benefit Gala

 

Inaugural CMC Benefit Gala

February 7, 2020

The Hangar at The Stanley Marketplace

Special Keynote Address from World-Renowned Adventurer, Erik Weihenmayer.

 

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Awards and Grants

The Colorado Mountain Club administers several grantmaking funds and annual awards. Do you know an outstanding climber, volunteer or community leader? Seeking funding for a special educational or safety-oriented project? Below are details about grant and award opportunities through the CMC, including deadlines and applications.

 

Awards

 

Blaurock “Silver Piton” Volunteer of the Year Award

Awarded to a CMC member who serves as a positive and inspirational example of volunteerism, investing a substantial amount of volunteer effort in Colorado Mountain Club activities which result cumulatively in a significant improvement to the Club. Application Deadline: December 31, 2019.

Learn more about the Blaurock Award >>

 

Ellingwood “Golden Ice Axe” Mountaineering Achievement Award

Awarded to a CMC member who best reflects the Colorado Mountain Club’s climbing ethics, demonstrates and teaches strong climbing skills, exemplifies leadership in positive manner and pushes the boundaries of climbing accomplishments in Colorado and around the world. Application Deadline: December 31, 2019.

Learn more about the Ellingwood Award >>

 

Gudy Gaskill Award

Awarded annually to a female CMC member who serves as a positive and inspirational example of volunteerism, investing a substantial amount of volunteer effort in Colorado Mountain Club activities which result cumulatively in a significant improvement to the Club. Application Deadline: December 31, 2019.

Learn more about the Gudy Gaskill Award >>


Grants

Steve Gladbach Education Fund

The Steve Gladbach Education Fund provides support for mountain safety education through small grants. CMC members representing CMC School or Group Committees and CMC program staff may apply for funding for educational purposes that meet the emphasis of the fund on mountain safety education. Deadline for Requests: August 31, 2018

Learn more about the Fund's grant guidelines and download the application here >>

 

Eckart Roder Education Fund

The Eckart Roder Education Fund provides support for the educational programs of the Colorado Mountain Club through small grants. CMC members representing CMC School or Group Committees and CMC program staff may apply for funding for educational purposes that meet one or more of the following emphases of the fund: mountain safety, responsibility and/or courtesy. Deadline for Requests: October 31, 2019

Learn more about the Fund's grant guidelines and download the application here >>

 

 

Colorado Mountain Club Foundation Academic Fellowships

 

The CMC Foundation solicits applications from students enrolled in Colorado colleges and universities conducting research in the Rocky Mountains or this region or students outside Colorado whose research is focused on the Rocky Mountain region.  Deadline for Requests: April 16, 2019

Learn more about the Fund's grant guidelines and download the application here >>