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Purchase Program

Community Relations Purchase Program

We believe friends don't let friends pay full price. The Columbia Sportswear Community Relations Purchase Program is our way of providing non-profit organizations an exclusive opportunity to purchase Columbia Sportswear and Sorel products for their professional needs at a special wholesale discount. Qualifying groups include government agencies, emergency responders, educational institutions, and other non-profits. Please contact the communityrelations@columbia.com for more information about this program.

Deadline:
Applications are accepted online throughout the year for this limited program via the Pro Purchase link on Columbia.com, or a request may be sent by email to communityrelations@columbia.com. Applicant qualifications are then reviewed and responded to in the order that they are received.

Program Requirements/Guidelines
Applicants must be tax-exempt. Organizations not classified as government or educational institutions must be defined as non-profit organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

In order to maintain focus and achieve greater impact of corporate giving, Columbia Sportswear is unable to provide charitable support for the following:

  • Political organizations/persons
  • Religious organizations for religious purposes
  • Organizations that discriminate against race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, handicaps, and sexual preference.
  • Third party distributors
  • Individuals
  • Individual study, research, or travel grants
  • Capital campaigns


Please direct any questions or requests for information to our Community Relations Department.