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Your contribution allows us to provide a free daily avalanche advisory and promote avalanche awareness. These donations directly support our programs. Every new member will receive a welcome kit that includes a sticker, and quarterly newsletters.

  • Contribute $50 and get a t-shirt in addition to the sticker and newsletter.
  • Contribute $100 and get entered into the monthly gear drawing in addition to all the benefits of the $50 level.
  • Contribute $150 and get entered into a drawing for Black Diamond skis and skins in addition to all the benefits of the $100 level.

The Endowment Fund

The Sierra Avalanche Center established an Endowment Fund with the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation in 2010. The fund will help ensure the long-term sustainability of avalanche forecasting and awareness in the region.
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Planned Giving

Have you thought of including the Sierra Avalanche Center in your estate planning? By designating a non-profit as the beneficiary of your life insurance, you maintain control of your policy and the ability to change it and can leave behind a lasting legacy. You can do the same with your will. Talk to your estate planning professional for more ideas and to get details on how you can leave a legacy of avalanche safety and awareness.
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The Bill Foster Memorial Fund

The family and friends of Bill Foster, the Alpine Meadow's Ski Patroller killed in an avalanche 2012, have set up the Bill Foster Memorial Fund to honor Bill and support the Sierra Avalanche Center's avalanche awareness and education programs. To make a contribution towards this fund:

Corporate Giving and Sponsorship

To achieve our goals, Sierra Avalanche Center relies on the generous support of individuals, corporate partners, resorts, and foundations who share our vision. The Sierra Avalanche Center is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. We actively pursue grants and corporate contributions to help fund our programs. These contributions directly support our programs and help ensure that the programs will continue. We also enjoy working with partners to develop new programs that achieve specific and mutually-beneficial goals.
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Would prefer to mail your donation to the Sierra Avalanche Center?

Send your donations to:
Sierra Avalanche Center
PO Box 3725
Truckee, CA 96160

The Bottom Line:

Your donations keep this program going. If you use and value this service, join the team and help us out. It’s easy and tax-deductible. SAC's tax id # is 20-1963071. Recognition on the web site is available for individual and corporate donors. E-mail us for more detailed information.