Donate to YBRA!

Contributions to YBRA are vital for sustaining our camp and operations, and fulfilling our mission supporting Earth Science education and research.  With your help we can continue to provide the exceptional study environment that thousands of students have experienced over the last 85 years.  Donations in any amount can be made to YBRA (general fund) and if desired, directed toward specific funding aims including the following:

1) “General Fund”  not restricted to a specific use.

2) “Restore “YBRA” for maintaining, renovating, and upgrading camp infrastructure.

3) “Marvin E. Kauffman Memorial Fund” in memory of Marv, a long time member and supporter of YBRA.

4) “Metal Roofs”  replacing roofs to minimize fire hazard.

How To Donate:  Donations can be made via PayPal or Check mailed directly to our accountant.  Please indicate in the memo line on a check or in a note in Paypal that the donation is intended for the General Fund, the Restore YBRA Fund, The Marin E. Kauffman Fund, or the Metal Roofs Fund!

Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association (YBRA)
Att: Accounting
118 Howell Gulch Road P630
Red Lodge, MT 59068

Please share the opportunity with other YBRA Alumni, Donors, and Supporters!  

If you are interested in becoming a member, click here to go to our membership page.

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Planned Giving

You can support YBRA while also fulfilling your financial goals. With a planned charitable gift you may be entitled to the following financial benefits:

  • Reduction of income taxes
  • Avoidance of capital-gains tax
  • Increase in disposable income
  • Elimination of estate taxes

There are several types of planned charitable giving, including:

  • Bequests
  • Charitable Lead Trust
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Gifts of Life Insurance
  • Gifts of Retirement Account

If you would like to discuss other options for supporting YBRA, email and we will get in touch.

Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association (YBRA)
Att: Accounting
118 Howell Gulch Road P630
Red Lodge, MT 59068

E-mail for the most recent financial statements, IRS form 990, IRS non-profit status letter, organizational bylaws, and board members.

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The YBRA is a non-profit organization that was established in 1936 to "further fundamental geological science and the training of students under exceptionally favorable conditions."

YBRA conducts geology and other applied field science in the northern Rocky Mountains of Montana and Wyoming.

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