A bequest under your will or revocable trust can complement your lifestyle and commitments today while supporting The Nature Conservancy tomorrow. Several of our donors took the simple steps to name the Conservancy as a beneficiary of their estate plans. Read their stories.
“We’re not giving up anything. This is exactly what we want to accomplish with our property.”
"Conservancy scientist are out there getting their hands dirty and their feet wet."
"It was my way of giving [my students] a real experience in the natural world that I hoped they would carry forward with them for life ... I hope that will be my true legacy."
"I see so many dedicated people at the Conservancy and I just resonate with them. It's why I know that my bequest will be used wisely and for the betterment of all life on Earth."
“We are all paying it forward. We’re all in it together. That’s how we’ll make a difference.”
"It feels good to know that someday, somewhere in the world, a forest will be preserved or a lake is clean because of my donation. I guess that's why they call it a legacy."
"We support the Conservancy so that it can continue to protect important natural places."
"I Want to leave something that will allow the work to continue with out me."
“What will future generations have to look forward to if we don’t take care of nature?"
"I chose to leave a charitable bequest because it allowed me to support the Conservancy in a way that I’m not able to do now."
"I made a charitable bequest to the Conservancy because I want whatever I accumulate in life to go in a positive direction"
"Once we decided to make a bequest, Conservancy staff were so helpful. It was as simple as can be."
The Lawrence’s gift reflects the confidence they placed in The Nature Conservancy to create their legacy.
They understood from experience how everything in nature is connected so they felt strongly about protecting it.
"What I like about The Nature Conservancy is that they are very reasonable and thoughtful about how they go about preserving land."
Find out how to name us in your will.
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You can protect wetlands and other natural places by making a planned gift with The Nature Conservancy. Contact us today.