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Goals & Benefits

Meet Your Philanthropic and Financial Needs

Your Goals
Your Strategy
Your Benefits

Maximize your deduction; minimize the gift details.

Use cash to make your gift to The Nature Conservancy.

Claim your deduction against a larger portion of your adjusted gross income and make an immediate impact on The Nature Conservancy.

Afford a larger gift to The Nature Conservancy — and avoid capital gains liability.

Give appreciated stock or bonds held over one year.

Buy low and give high — make a gift that costs you less than the benefit it delivers to us, while avoiding capital gains tax.

Make a gift for The Nature Conservancy's future that doesn't affect your cash flow or portfolio now.

Put a bequest in your will (cash, specific property, or a share of the estate residue).

Today — a gift that costs you and your family nothing. Tomorrow — an estate tax deduction.

Retain income benefits from the assets you give to The Nature Conservancy — thus afford a larger gift.

Make a contribution to our Growth & Income Fund. Create a charitable gift annuity or a charitable remainder annuity trust or unitrust.

Receive income for your lifetime; receive a charitable deduction; diversify your holdings.

Reduce high tax liability now; gain additional income later.

Establish a deferred gift annuity.

A larger deduction and a higher income rate than other life-income gifts offer.

Tap one of the most valuable assets in your portfolio to make a gift to The Nature Conservancy.

Use real estate to make your gift to The Nature Conservancy.

Avoid capital gains tax, receive an income tax deduction — and have the option of a gift that doesn't affect your lifestyle.

Reduce gift and estate taxes and control the timing of passing assets to your children and grandchildren.

Create a charitable lead trust which supports programs at The Nature Conservancy for a fixed, finite period with the principal going to your heirs.

Reduce gift and estate taxes, and freeze the taxable value of growing assets before they pass to your family.

Avoid capital gains liability on the transfer of a business or partnership interest.

Contribute the partnership interest or closely-held stock to The Nature Conservancy.

Avoid capital gain liability, receive an income tax deduction, and utilize a gift asset you may have overlooked.

Locate an overlooked asset that you can easily give to The Nature Conservancy.

Name The Nature Conservancy as beneficiary of your retirement plan; leave other assets to family.

Eliminate income tax on retirement plan assets; free up other property to pass to your heirs.


Information that may interest you ...

Find out more about making a gift through your will.

You can leave a legacy for nature. Learn about our Legacy Club.

Have you left the Conservancy in your estate plans? Let us know.

You can protect deserts and other natural places by making a planned gift with The Nature Conservancy. Contact us today.

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