Support Us

Support CRI


If you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation to support the Creative Retirement Institute, you can donate to:

  • Friends of CRI, which ensures the financial stability of our program
  • CRI John Terrey Scholarship Fund, providing opportunities for low-income members of our community to attend CRI classes


Or mail donations to:

Edmonds College - CRI
20000 68th Ave. W
Lynnwood, WA 98036-5999

Donations should be made payable to: Edmonds College Foundation/CRI.
Please specify which fund you would like to contribute to in the memo portion of your check.

All donors will be acknowledged with a letter of receipt, including the tax ID number.


Enhance your experience and be a part of what makes CRI so dynamic! Your ideas, time, talents and social support are welcome - please contact us about joining a committee.

Supported by the Executive Committee and Advisory Board, the Program Manager works as the administrative liaison between Edmonds College and the members and volunteers of CRI. Each standing committee supports individual aspects that maintain the high quality of offerings and experience CRI is known for.

Audio-Visual Committee

To provide technical audio/visual support for instructors.

Class Assistants Committee

To provide support for course instructors and class members. The committee recruits and oversees class assistants and offers them help if needed.

Curriculum Committee

To develop college-level academic classes open to all, regardless of previous educational background. Our goal is a varied slate of courses each term.

Finance Committee

To ensure the financial health of CRI.

Marketing and Membership Committee

To promote CRI in the community by informing individuals of the benefits of membership, encouraging both the recruitment of new members and the renewal of membership by current and past members.

Social  Committee

To plan and implement the social events.

For more information about CRI Committee Roles and Responsibilities, click here.


We Want to Hear from You!

Do you have feedback on the program, an instructor, or a class? CRI is driven by our members, and your feedback helps ensure the program continues to evolve, while remaining a successful, enjoyable, and dynamic environment for lifelong learners. Please complete the evaluations given to students after our classes, or email your questions, comments, or suggestions to