How do I give to thee? Let me count the ways!

Whether you want to give once or setup a recurring donation, we invite you to use the form below. This process accepts credit card, bank account and Apple pay!

Want to TEXT to DONATE? Text the code "AORE1" to 44-321 (or click here from a mobile device).

AORE Development Fundraising Progress Thermometer

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education continues to lead the charge in providing services and resources for outdoor professionals around the world.

It is through the support of individuals like you that we are able to strengthen our recreation programs, and develop new and innovative projects to serve our members and the outdoor community.

Why support AORE's development efforts? 

  • Fundraising will help AORE plan.

  • Fundraising makes AORE see where it is vulnerable.

  • Fundraising will help AORE work as a team and align goals.

  • Fundraising will make AORE prioritize projects.

  • Fundraising will make AORE branch out and broadcast.

  • Fundraising will help AORE evaluate.

  • Fundraising will improve AOREs sustainability.

  • Read the full Development Overview

How your donations support AORE's core mission and impact: 

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Your tax deductible donation supports:

  • Opportunities for members to exchange information, build experience, and address common issues faced in the outdoor field.

  • Student and professional development opportunities and scholarships >> highlighted in our 2016 Impact Report.

  • Research projects related to outdoor recreation and education.

  • Our mission to further outdoor recreation and education by providing the most comprehensive service to our membership.

Thank you to our many donors! Scroll down the page to see our cumulative giving acknowledgements.

Cumulative Donors




Matt Marcus

Tim Moore

Jeannette Stawski


M. Mackenzie Brady

Karen Dyer

Jason Gosch

Kent Grier

Todd Grier

Sasha Griffith

Greg Hawkins (deceased)

Mitch Hoffman

Jason Kurten

Gen Marchand

Eric Neumann

Jeremy Oyen

Abigal Rowe

Paul Sanford

Jim Wall


Elizabeth Andre

Todd Bauch

Evan Bolling

Silvia Chan

Guy deBrun

Mike Doyle

Taylor Freeman

Sarah Harper Burke

Kellie Gerbers

Bryan Karban

Heather Martin

Tim Mertz

Bill Pierce

Erin Rausch

Brian Shirley

.Jenn Velie

Russ Watts