Donations to CATRA


The Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association (CATRA) is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  CATRA is also registered with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations.  CATRA’s EIN is  23-2381558.

CATRA is an all-volunteer organization.

As a non-profit organization, all or part of your gift may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution.  Please check with your tax advisor.


Individuals, families, groups, and organizations may donate directly to CATRA using our online donation page or by downloading CATRA’s mail-in form.  Your support is greatly appreciated.


Individuals donating to CATRA are strongly encouraged to check with their employer about the availability of matching gifts.  Many companies will match employee donations dollar for dollar (or more).

The best resource for information on matching gifts is typically the HR office at your place of employment; or contact us, and we will be happy to research availability and protocol for matching gifts from your employer.


Make a tax-deductible gift to CATRA in honor of a friend or loved one.  Your contribution can be designated to one of our specified funds or as a general donation to be used as most needed.   Honorary and memorial donations can be made using our online donation form.

An honorary donation is appropriate for any occasion:

  • In memory of a loved one
  • A birthday
  • An anniversary
  • Any special occasion
  • An achievement
  • Holiday
  • In honor of someone special


CATRA coordinates a wide variety of fundraising events throughout the year.  Sponsorship of these events helps to offset the costs associated with their production.  Learn more about sponsoring one of CATRA’s fundraising events.


CATRA is approved by the Department of Community and Economic Development and and EITC recipient.  Find out more about how you company can earn tax credits for its donation to CATRA.


In-kind donations from CATRA’s Wishlist are greatly appreciated.