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Join Us with Your Contribution Today!

Community Ag Alliance accepts donations year-round and offers a variety of ways to show your support for agriculture in the Yampa Valley. There are several way to give, all with the goal of making it easy and meeting your interests.

Please consider adding your support with a contribution today.  Every donation truly makes a difference!

CAA Annual Market Membership Support

Support the CAA mission with a membership contribution.
Your investment in local agriculture truly makes a difference in our community.

Membership Options:

$25 – Market Member [Shop CAA Market in-store and online]

$50 – Full Member [Support all CAA Programs, early-bird registration to upcoming CAA events, discounted tickets to CAA events]

$100 – Premier Member [Increased support for all CAA Programs, early-bird registration to upcoming CAA events, discounted tickets to CAA events, one FREE merch item of your choice]

$250 – Pillar Member [Early-bird registration to upcoming CAA events, discounted tickets to CAA events, one free PREMIUM merch item of your choice, and an additional donation that will support CAA into the future]

You can always donate a specific amount rather than the suggested membership amount. Your donation amount will be matched to the closest membership option.

Your Benefits:

  • Direct support of local agriculture
  • Access to CAA Market
  • Discounts to CAA events
  • Advertising & marketing opportunities for sponsoring businesses or organizations

Other Ways to Donate

You can contribute to CAA through other channels beyond membership. See options below.

Yampa Valley / Colorado Gives Day

Please consider choosing CAA as one of your charities on Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.

CAA Microloan Fund

Help grow CAA’s revolving microloan fund with you contribution. Funds are loaned to local agriculture producers at low interest rate to help with short term, small loans. All loan repayments go back into the fund to be loaned out again. Simply designate the Microloan Fund with you donation.

Enterprise Zone Eligibility

The Community Agriculture Alliance is a non-profit organization and has been classified by the Internal Revenue Service as one that is not a private foundation with the meaning of section 509(a) of the Code as described in section 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi).

CAA has been designated as eligible for Enterprise Zone Contribution Project, allowing donors to claim State of Colorado income tax credits. Donations must be $250 or more to qualify. Click here for more information.

 

MARSHA-DAUGENBAUGH-ENDOWMENT

Marsha Daughenbaugh Legacy Endowment

In honor of the legacy and years of service to CAA, the Marsha Daughenbaugh Legacy Endowment was created. The fund will allow the CAA to continue to support agriculture in Yampa Valley for generations to come.  The fund is held and managed by the Yampa Valley Community Foundation and the CAA Board of Directors. 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Community Ag Alliance has many ways for community members to get involved. And let us know if your interested in something not listed here…everyone can help make a difference. Contact us for more information.

Become a Local Food Ambassador

  • Volunteer at CAA events and more
  • Participate in CAA Staff local food educational opportunities
  • Outreach to other organizations, boards, etc. that you participate in to connect more people to local food

If you are interested in becoming a Local Food Ambassador contact CAA Market Manager, Chris Balenske, EMAIL

Help with a Special Event

  • Ag Week
  • Farm-to-Table Events
  • Farm & Ranch Tours

To volunteer at an event contact our Development/Marketing Manager, Olivia Goldsworthy EMAIL

Internships

If you’ve ever wanted to get involved with local ag and earn CMC credits for it, now’s your chance! We offer internships for a variety of tasks. Work on a farm, help out with the CAA Local food Market, or a project of your design.

For current internship opportunities, contact our Executive Director, Michele Meyer, EMAIL

Serve on a Committee

Northwest Colorado Food Coalition
Community Ag Alliance Board of Directors or Advisors (with current Board approval)

If you have interest in serving on a committee contact our Executive Director, Michele Meyer, EMAIL