Supporting Crow Canyon

Learn how you can become a valued member of our community.


Awaken Curiosity. Inspire Wonder. Open Minds.
Archaeology exposes the time, depth, and unity of the human experience.

There are so many ways to support Crow Canyon
Your gifts support groundbreaking archaeological research, transformational education programs, and collaborative partnerships with American Indians.

Make your gift online—it’s fast, easy, and secure!
Our online donation portal allows you to choose your level of contribution, designate your area of interest, and determine the frequency of your gifts.

Current Priorities

Join us to support our wide community of learners and build capacity for the future.

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Office of Advancement

Give By Mail: You may print a copy of the giving form (PDF), and then mail it with your check or credit card information to:

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Advancement Office
23390 Road K
Cortez, CO 81321

Contact us at:
Email us
970-565-8975 ext. 157

Legacy Gifts

Ensure that your life’s work and values carry on for many generations to come.

Additional Information

See our 2022 Annual Report

See our Audited Financial Statement 

See our Privacy Policy

IRS Form 990 is available upon request by contacting Carla Hoehn, Chief Financial Officer, at 970-564-4382 or email.

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Your gifts make it possible for school children to expand their understanding of the world in which we live, develop new perspectives on the rich history of the Southwest, and apply lessons of the past to the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Crow Canyon researchers working with students in the field
Crow Canyon researchers working with students in the field
Pithouse Learning Center
Pithouse Learning Center

Your support helps us conduct and publish important research that is accessible to the next generation of archaeologists.

Your contributions enable ongoing dialogue and engagement with our Native partners to ensure that our research and curricula are respectful of the generations of ancestors who have occupied this land before us.

Students learning outside the Pithouse Learning Center
Students learning outside the Pithouse Learning Center
Travelers on a Cultural Explorations seminar
Travelers on a Cultural Explorations seminar

Your participation advances critical scientific research in a way that inspires all of us to lean into our curiosity, listen with an open mind, and build a legacy for the future.

Meet Our Team

Sarah Pretzer

Major & Planned Gifts Officer

Sarah works with visionary friends who want to help ensure the vitality and future of the organization.

Jenn Peeso

Advancement Specialist

Jenn provides guidance on strategic fundraising and stewardship plans to effectively meet donor-funded goals for Crow Canyon.

Elizabeth (Liz) M. Perry

President & CEO; 1995 Education Intern

Liz is the President and CEO of Crow Canyon. She joined the Board in 2016 and was hired as CEO in January 2018. Liz works closely with the Board to oversee finances, programming, and long-term strategic planning.

Jeanne Becker

Advancement Manager

Jeanne processes all donations, manages special events, coordinates Board activities, and organizes Crow Canyon’s Advancement efforts.


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