Your gift makes conservation happen.
Thanks to your donation, Great Peninsula Conservancy is saving creeks brimming with salmon, lush forests providing refuge for birds and bears, and greenspaces that connect people with nature.
Membership Giving Options:
Join a conservation community that makes an incredible impact. Our members protect the forests, streams, and shorelines of the Great Peninsula. They provide wildlife a safe place to live, ensure our water will remain clean and free-flowing, and our air clear and easy to breathe. By preserving greenspaces our members provide their community a place of respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
As a member of Great Peninsula Conservancy you will receive our quarterly print newsletter, our annual report, and special invitations to tour conservation areas. Members can also subscribe to our monthly Enews to keep up-to-date on our upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.
Giving yearly means that you can help GPC continue saving the places you love, forever.
Monthly Giving Club
Monthly giving allows you to contribute actively to local land protection each month of the year while providing a reliable stream of resources so that we can better plan our work with less administrative overhead.
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Inspire others with your generous love of nature! Join the Conservancy Circle with an annual gift of $1,000 or more. Members receive special invitations to Conservancy Circle member events, including unique property tours and an annual fall reception. Be the cornerstone of GPC’s conservation program today!
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Many companies match their employees’ charitable contributions. That includes your gift to Great Peninsula Conservancy! Check with your human resources department to learn more about their workplace giving and matching gift programs. Are you a current or retired state, county or city employee? You can make a gift to Great Peninsula Conservancy through your Local Independent Charities campaign.
Contact us to find out more.
Other Ways to Give:
Stock/Mutual Fund Gift
Gifts of long-term appreciated stock and mutual fund shares are an easy way to make a lasting contribution to Great Peninsula Conservancy. Benefits include income tax and capital gains tax savings. For details, contact GPC’s broker: Bruce Bennett (360) 613-1974.
IRA Charitable Donation
Once you reach age 72 you must make Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from your IRA each year. RMDs are treated as taxable income except when you make a charitable IRA rollover. Donations you make directly from your IRA to Great Peninsula Conservancy (up to $100,000 a year) are exempt from income tax. Check with your IRA administrator for details.
Wills & Trusts
Legacy gifts can take several forms. You can leave a gift in your will, name Great Peninsula Conservancy as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy, or fund a charitable remainder trust that will let you enjoy income and tax benefits now while leaving a legacy to support GPC in the future. Leave a legacy that speaks to your love of nature.
Learn more about GPC’s Legacy Society
Memorial or Honorary Gift
Celebrate a significant occasion or milestone, or remember a loved one or another special person with a memorial or honorary gift to Great Peninsula Conservancy in their name. Whether you make your gift online, by mail, or by phone, we will gratefully acknowledge your thoughtful donation by notifying the person or family member you designate.
Make a Memorial/Honorary Gift
Save Your Land
A gift of land with habitat or open space value (or a gift of conservation interest in such land) is one of the most significant contributions a family or an individual can make to the scenic and natural future of the Great Peninsula.
Contact our Conservation Director Erik Steffens