Donate to The Brushfire 

As a non-profit Christian ministry, The Brushfire is dependent on the generosity of others. We are truly grateful for all those who give financially to support our mission and team. You can give toward our General Fund, various event and project funds, and workers through our online donation form or via check. Checks should be written to "The Brushfire" and include a memo designating which fund(s) the donation should be allocated to and then mailed to:

The Brushfire
120 E. New York Ave.
Gunnison, CO 81230

You can visit our Frequently Asked Questions section to learn more about our donation process or visit our contact page to reach out to us with your questions. Thank you for supporting The Brushfire Ministry and it's workers. 


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The Brushfire ministry and coffeehouse is possible because of its team. Many voluntarily serve as part-time interns and baristas, while some serve full-time. Full-time staff are involved with planning, communication, and behind the scenes work related to the ministry. Supporting full-time staff gives them the ability to stay in Gunnison and serve God and others through the Brushfire more effectively.    


Our coffeehouse provides a means for people of all backgrounds and interests to grow in relationship with one another. We have a library of books in our shop we loan and give away as a resource for others to grow in their relationship of God and others. Supporting the ministry financially allows our bills to be paid and resources to be replenished, and ultimately the work to continue.


There are different construction projects or events that The Brushfire may have going on or planned that need financial support to happen. Helping financially with these helps The Brushfire be effective in a more specific way. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I donate to The Brushfire? 

The best way to donate to The Brushfire Ministry and our staff is through our donation forms. All donation forms can accept donations by PayPal, credit card, and give instructions on how to make a donation by check. Our forms can be found from our main menu under the "Donate" tab. 

Do donations made to The Brushfire go to staff?

Donations that made through the "Brushfire General Fund"  or other non-staff forms go toward paying the ministry and coffeehouse bills and are not distributed personally to staff. 

How can I donate to staff?

Making a donation to staff can be done through their personal donation form. The different staff donation forms can be found from our main menu under the "Donate" tab or you can click a name below to go to their donation page:

Can I make automatic recurring donations?

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How do I donate to The Brushfire ministry?

Donating through our online donation forms is the best way donate. You can also donate via check if you would like. Please make a check out to The Brushfire and attach a memo stating how you want to designate the money, then send it to:

The Brushfire
120 E. New York Ave.
Gunnison, CO 81230

How can I support someone on staff with The Brushfire?

To insure your donation will go to the staff you want to support, visit our Staff Donation page and find the person you want to support or find their name under the "Donate" tab from our main menu. 

Who processes donations made to The Brushfire and staff?

The Brushfire is 501(c) 3 entity under Community Christian Ministries (CCM), the organization that legally processes all donations made to Brushfire and staff. To learn more about CCM visit their website at ccmbooks.org.

Will my credit card info be safe if I donate through the website? 

We use a third party processing company so we don't have access to or store your credit card information on our website.  We have also enabled a SSL on our site to ensure information users enter on our site is encrypted. 

Will I receive a tax deductible receipt?

A physical tax deductible receipt will be sent monthly to the billing address used for donations or an address of your choice. You will also receive a digital copy in the inbox of the email you used to process your donation with. 

Is it possible to make automatic recurring donations?

Our donation forms have the option to make recurring donations. Make sure to select recurring when you make your donation.

What's the benefit of creating a donor account?

Creating an account allows you to manage your donations. You can see your donation history, download individual and yearly donation receipts, make changes to your recurring subscription amount, and change your credit card information. An account can be created strait from our donation forms.

Do I have to create an account to make a donation?

Anyone can donate as a guest on our site.

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