Colorado School of Mines Foundation

A nonprofit organization

$16,811 raised by 39 donors

As Mines marks its 150th anniversary in 2024, we take immense pride in our unwavering commitment to education and research in earth, energy, and environmental fields. The MINES@150 campaign commemorates this remarkable legacy and our extraordinary students who are shaping a brighter future. Be a part of this journey with us!


We, the Colorado School of Mines community, are united by our commitment to our timeless mission of educating and inspiring students from all backgrounds and advancing knowledge and innovations, with the aspiration that our graduates, ideas, actions and innovations will have a transformative impact on individuals and society, leading to shared prosperity and sustainable use of the Earth's resources.

Background Statement

The Colorado School of Mines is a public research university in Golden, Colorado, founded in 1874 to provide education and research for the flourishing local mining industry. Mines evolved to offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, and mathematics, with a focus on earth, energy and the environment, and is consistently international recognized for the caliber of its STEM education. While Mines does offer minor degrees in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, it only offers major degrees in STEM fields. Mines is committed to making world-class STEM education accessible and serves its community and Colorado by providing significant financial aid to students with need.

Organization Data


Organization name

Colorado School of Mines Foundation

other names


Year Established




Organization Size

Large Organization


1812 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401


PO Box 4005
Golden, CO 80402

Service areas

Jefferson County, CO, US



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