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Ways to Give


The majority of our annual budget comes from private donations and are a great way to support Swiftsure Ranch to ensure our programs remain FREE to our participants. You can make a donation online, mail a check to 114 Calypso Ln, Bellevue ID 83313, or call us at (208) 578-9111 to discuss other options.

Donate Online

Become a Swiftsure GEM

The Swiftsure GEMs Club  (Giving Every Month) is a passionate and determined group of supporters who care deeply about making a difference. By investing monthly, you’re joining a community dedicated to sustaining Swiftsure’s mission. 

Become a GEM

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

A DAF is a centralized charitable account that allows for tax-deductible charitable donations of cash, publicly-traded stock and in some case, and certain illiquid assets. Contact your financial advisor for specific advice about how to establish a DAF. 

Donate via DAF direct

Qualified Charitable Distribution

If you’re 70½ or older, you have another option to consider for a tax-efficient charitable gift. A QCD allows you to efficiently pass on up to $100,000 directly from your IRA to qualified charitable organizations and realize tax advantages. Contact your financial advisor for specific advice on how to make a QCD contribution.

Contact Swiftsure to start the process

Stock Transfer

Stock Giving is the most tax efficient way to give. When donors give appreciated stock, the shares are transferred from the donors’ brokerage account directly to a a qualified 501(c)3 nonprofit’s brokerage account. The donor does not have to pay tax on the capital gain. In addition, the full value (or fair market value) of the donated stock is the amount of the charitable donation donors can claim on their individual income tax return. Contact your financial advisor for specific advice on how to make a donation via Stock Transfer.

Contact Swiftsure to start the process

Show up to the Party

Our programs are only possible due to the generosity of you—our community.

Join us at the Cowboy Ball for one of the liveliest dinner/auction events in the Valley. Pony up for your favorite Swiftsure horse in the Swiftsure Derby, a race for strength, freedom, and connection.

The Cowboy Ball is our main fundraising event of the year and represents a third of our annual budget.

View Upcoming Events


Have you ever wanted to work with horses and help others? Now’s your chance! Check out these opportunities for volunteering.

Apply to Volunteer

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