Ways to Support

Whether you’re looking to contribute financially or through the gift of time, we have an option for you! Get involved with Venture Outdoors and help support our mission to get everyone outside!

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Venture Outdoors is a Membership-based non-profit. Memberships start as low as $15 a year and entitle you to discounts on outing registrations, Kayak Pittsburgh rentals, and more. Learn more about Membership or join here.

Gift Memberships – Give the gift of the outdoors with a year-long Venture Outdoors Membership! Learn more or start the process here.


For those not interested in Membership benefits or current Members who would like to make additional gifts, please visit our Donations page to contribute the amount of your choice to Venture Outdoors.

Matching Jos

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees.

Visit your employer’s human resources office to find out if your company has a matching gift policy.

Click here for a partial list of companies with matching gift and volunteer grant programs.

Vehicle Donations

You’ll receive a tax-deduction, CARS will handle the pickup, and Venture Outdoors will receive a donation when you donate your vehicle (working or not)!

Not just limited to cars, trucks, or motor boats, CARS Vehicle Donation service accepts hundreds of donated items, including kayaks, bicycles, lawnmowers, and wheelchairs. Click here for a full list of accepted items and start the easy donation process today.

Stock, Mutual Funds, and IRA Donations

Contribute stock or mutual funds that you’ve held for more than a year to Venture Outdoors! You won’t have to pay taxes on the capital gain, and you’ll also receive a charitable deduction on the full market value of the gift if you’re eligible to itemize.

Click here for more information.

Workplace and Employee Giving/United Way

Workplace giving programs including United Way provide an easy way to donate to Venture Outdoors on a schedule that works for you – weekly, monthly, or annually. Sign up for your employer’s workplace giving campaign and use automatic payroll deduction to make your donation today. Our United Way Contributor Choice Number is 1529517.

Military Discount

Active and retired member of the military receive a 20% discount on membership (good for members and their households). Email membership@ventureoutdoors.org for more information.


Amazon Shopping

Support Venture Outdoors when shopping through AmazonSmile. Start your Amazon shopping here to select Venture Outdoors as your charitable organization of choice. 0.05% of sales will be donated back to us, at no extra charge to you!

And, the Venture Outdoors Amazon Associates store is another way to shop and support! Click here for more information or to start shopping via our store.

sponsorship packagesSponsorships

Is your company interested in financially sponsoring Venture Outdoors’ work?

View our current Sponsorship package here.

Contact Donna Bour, Director of Development and Communications, for more information on sponsorship packages.

Please contact us with any questions.