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Your SUPPORT is CRUCIAL to helping us keep our Mission alive!

Children loving the goats at the Orchard at Altapass just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Orchard at Altapass is a 501(c)(3) public non-profit

As a public nonprofit, the Altapass Foundation depends on the generosity of donors to fund programs that support our mission of preserving the land, history and culture of the Altapass area and the Appalachian Mountains. You can become a member of the Altapass Foundation today by using our online form and pay securely through Credit/Debit cards, PayPal, or with your check or money order via US Postal Service.

Please also consider VOLUNTEERING for any of our programs or in our Orchard shopsusing our online form.

Annual Memberships

Our members are the core of our annual giving program. Your annual gift helps us to offer free and low-cost programs every day of our six-month season. We understand that times are hard for many people so we’ve added a recurring option to spread your donation out in monthly, quarterly or semi-annual payments. Whether you choose to join with a one-time payment or with subscription payments, your support is greatly appreciated. Each contribution is important!

When making a donation, you will automatically be added as a Member unless you choose to opt out.

Membership contributions are tax deductible 

Special Donations

If you choose to give a special donation, you can designate the purpose of the gift. Just let us know whether your gift is: In Honor Of or In Memory Of a special person, or to support a specific Orchard Program


Endowments & Legacy Giving

All donors to the Endowment Fund become members of the Orchard Legacy Society and are recognized in the Society Register on display at The Orchard.  There are various levels of Recognition and we will be pleased to speak with you and provide you with a Foundation Packageat your request.  If you prefer, you can make a donation online on this site, or mail a check or money order.  Details are explained on the Donation Page.

Sponsors & Partners

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You may choose to sponsor any one or a number of our musical, educational or other ongoing programs.  Sponsors and partners recieve recognition for the programs or events they sponsor and will have their logos or names prominently displayed on this website and during the programs at The Orchard.

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