© Jonathan B Auerbach

© Jonathan B Auerbach


Now more than ever, the Chautauqua values of voluntary simplicity, lifelong learning, love of nature and music, oration and the arts are relevant and needed in the hectic pace of today’s digital age.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Colorado Chautauqua Association relies on the generosity of the community to help preserve the site and spirit of the historic Chautauqua and enrich the lives of all who visit.  Read on to learn about the many ways you can support Colorado Chautauqua Association.

Individual or Business Contributions

Gifts of any size make a difference. Donor generosity allows CCA to constantly improve the visitor experience of the Colorado Chautauqua’s historic accommodations and event venues, the natural beauty of the 20+ acres of grounds, and the quality and quantity of educational and entertainment programming.




Raise the Roof and Enter to Win a Pedego Electric Bike!

Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Colorado Chautauqua, it is time to replace the roof of this special place. Help us preserve the Chautauqua Auditorium for future generations and purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a brand-new City Commuter: Black Edition electric bike from Pedego Boulder.

Prize: Pedego Electric Bike | City Commuter: Black Edition (valued at $4,300)
An electric commuter bike with no compromises – fully loaded with practical features and all the premium upgrades you could ask for. View the full details of this electric bike by clicking here.

Raffle tickets start at only $20.00! Learn more…

Planned Giving

Planned giving provides ways to support the Colorado Chautauqua without affecting a donor’s current lifestyle or family’s security. Through planned giving, gifts can be made that cost nothing during the donor’s lifetime and leave cash flow and current financial planning unchanged. Planned giving gifts could include gifts from wills or trusts, retirement plan designations, appreciated securities, life insurance and many more. Learn more…

Matching Gifts

Many corporations offer matching gift programs whereby the company agrees to match any gift donated by an employee or retiree. A Matching Gift Program is an ideal way for a company to demonstrate the importance of supporting the community. Corporate matching can double and often triple the overall contribution that Colorado Chautauqua Association receives on behalf of an individual. Learn more…

Corporate Sponsorship

Colorado Chautauqua Association’s corporate partnership program is a unique and cost effective answer to specific corporate marketing objectives. It also helps businesses demonstrate their commitment to education, the arts, environmental sustainability and historic preservation and connection to one of the Colorado Front Range’s most extraordinary cultural and historical institutions. Learn more…


The Colorado Chautauqua has always represented the best of what Boulder has to offer, thanks in part to our members. Membership helps to preserve the historic grounds of the chautauqua and build community through unique cultural, educational, social and recreational experiences. And, with year-round programs and member benefits, there has never been a better time to join the Colorado Chautauqua Association. Learn more…

Commemorative Bricks

Become a part of Colorado Chautauqua’s history by purchasing a commemorative brick, engraved with a personal message and installed along a path in the beautiful Centennial Garden. This is a perfect way to commemorate a birthday or milestone or to honor a special friend or family member. Learn more…


Donate your time! Volunteers are essential to our mission. Each year volunteers donate their time to help in customer experiences and special events. Learn more…

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To learn more about these opportunities and ways you can support the Colorado Chautauqua Association please contact:

The Colorado Chautauqua Association is a 501(c)3, nonprofit organization. All gifts are tax deductible as provided by law. Tax ID: 84-0447931