The Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (FoCAIC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was created to financially support avalanche forecasting and education throughout Colorado. We accomplish this through fundraising that includes grant writing, events, individual fundraising, corporate partnerships, and our annual spring fundraising campaign. FoCAIC has 3 full-time staff members that work remotely out of home offices in Colorado and from the road throughout the winter. FoCAIC also has a small Board of Directors that guides the mission of the organization and oversees the Executive Director.
Why do we need Friends of the CAIC?
The CAIC is a 3-way public-private partnership between the Colorado Division of Natural Resources (DNR), The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), and Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (FoCAIC). FoCAIC raises money to support programs such as:
Donations come from business partners, events across Colorado, and individuals like you. If you are interested in making a donation, please contact us today!
Read/Download Friends of CAIC and CAIC Annual Reports
FoCAIC Board and Staff