Sponsor Resources

The Ridgway RiverFest is a free community festival on the banks of the Uncompahgre River, scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 2023. Your tax-deductible contribution will fund this festive event, help promote awareness of our rivers and water resources, and support important water quality restoration activities. All sponsors will receive widespread community recognition before and at the event. In addition to cash contributions from $125 to $2,500, sponsors can choose to donate products or services as silent auction items or as in-kind support of the the festival (such as giveaways, advertising, equipment rental, etc.).

The RiverFest is produced by the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (EIN: 46-2946756) devoted to protecting the economic, natural, and scenic values of the Upper Uncompahgre Watershed. Donors and sponsors will receive donation receipts, and may be eligible to claim a tax deduction on their tax returns. As of March 23, 2023, sponsors may be eligible for a 25% Colorado income tax credit (12.5% for in-kind donations) for donations of $250 and up.

Sponsor commitments are due by May 15 to get full sponsor recognition. Sponsorships and donations including silent auction items will gladly be accepted after May 15.

When you have decided the right sponsorship level for you, please fill out our online sponsor form, or if you prefer you can download, print, fill out and email or mail back this paper form. If you have questions, please email Pamela at pamela@uncompahgrewatershed.org or call and leave a message at 970-325-3010.

Thank you very much for considering support of this important community celebration and the watershed protection and improvement activities of UWP.