The Mountain Foundation:
Invest in education. Invest in the future of the ski industry.
The Mountain Foundation is a 501c3 scholarship fund founded in 2019 by the National Ski Areas Association. NSAA believes in growing and diversifying the ski and outdoor recreation industries, and in preparing the next generation of leaders for the challenges ahead. This scholarship fund will give our best and brightest ski industry employees increased access to education with the goal of taking their ski careers to the next level.
Employees of NSAA ski area, associate and affiliate members can apply to receive funds to attend select educational opportunities. For more information, see our FAQs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Ways to donate
Submit a secure donation on our fundraising site.
Donate by mail
Send your donation to the Mountain Foundation:
1) Complete a contribution form (download)
2) Send a check made out to the Mountain Foundation to the following address:
133 S. Van Gordon St.
Lakewood, CO 80228
Donate by text
Start the donation process by texting GIVE to 720-571-8721 to make a donation to the Mountain Foundation.
Apply for a scholarship
Qualifying employees of NSAA ski areas, affiliate and associated members can apply to receive a grant to attend select educational ski industry events across the country. Deadlines are April 1, August 1 and December 1, depending on the event.
To Apply: complete the application form and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.