Types of Giving

There are many ways to support the Land Trust. All cash contributions are tax-deductible. Consult your tax advisor for details. Email our Development team or call us at (530) 582-4711 with any questions you may have.

Monthly Giving

Many people find it easier to make a smaller contribution each month, thereby increasing their total support without financial difficulty. By providing reliable funding and helping with our planning, monthly givers help us protect more land. We can charge your credit card in an amount you specify each month.

Information about monthly giving

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of long-term appreciated stock and mutual fund shares are an easy way to make a lasting contribution. Benefits include: income tax saving, capital gain tax savings, and provide crucial support to the Land Trust.

Information about stock gift donation

IRA Disbursement

The IRS requires those over the age of 70 1/2 start taking distributions from a standard IRA or 401K - many choose to make those disbursements a charitble contribution for tax purposes - and the Land Trust appreciates those donations.

Learn about IRA Disbursements here

Memorial Gifts & Honorary Giving

Give tribute with an “in memory of” or “in honor of” friends or loved ones in recognition of special occasions such as birthdays, holidays, weddings, anniversaries, and graduations. We will happily and swiftly mail an acknowledgement to those you are honoring or their family.

Honor a loved one with a Tribute donation

Planned Giving

When you include the Land Trust in your will or estate plans, you leave a legacy for future generations, ensuring they will be able to enjoy the lands we cherish today.

Learn more about planned giving

Twice the Impact with Matching Gifts

Many companies will double the value of their employees’ gifts to non-profit organizations, but research shows that only one in ten eligible donors takes advantage of corporate matching programs, leaving upwards of $5 billion of potential matching donations unclaimed. Check with your company to see if they offer a matching gift program, and help the Land Trust obtain vital funds to do its work.

Check to see if your company matches your donations

Make your gift today with your company matching donation

Donner Lake Rim Trail, Adopt-A-Quarter-Mile

Consider a $1,000 contribution to adopt a quarter mile along the Rim Trail. This is great way to memorialize your family’s enjoyment of trails. Donors will be recognized on a plaque at one of the trailhead informational kiosks. This is a great way to create a legacy that will benefit the entire community.

Download the Adopt-A-Quarter-Mile Form

Naming Opportunities

The Truckee Donner Land Trust has numerous unique opportinities to memorialize friends and family in a truly special place. Ranging from benches and picnic tables to bridges, trails and viewpoints, the Land Trust naming program honors the legacy of special people and families who share our passion for this precious corner of the world.

In-Kind Gifts

Donations of goods or services can also be tax-deductible and in-kind friends are acknowledged in many of our communications materials.  Please reach out to the Land Trust office for more information about how to donate your goods or services.