If you own property you are no longer using, a gift of real estate to The Nature Conservancy may save you thousands of dollars in income, estate and capital gains taxes as well as help you avoid the hassles of handling negotiations that go with selling property on your own. Best of all, your gift will provide support for the lands and waters you value so much.
Read stories of donors who provided Gifts of Assets to The Nature Conservancy.
"We wanted our hard-earned money to support something we care about, so we decided to give it to The Nature Conservancy to preserve land and animal habitat forever."
“I am willing to dedicate a piece of my retirement to them because I know they will make good use of it,” he says. “I love the way they work with other organizations and people to achieve their goals. That is the way to get things done.”
"It’s great when you can protect the future of the natural world and your own financial future at the same time.”
"We are happy that the donation of our home could assist the Conservancy’s efforts in some small way."
“If I had just sold the property on my own, I would have lost a lot of value in paying taxes like capital gains. By donating it to the Conservancy, they get funds for conservation, I get income for life, and I save on taxes.”
Under the temporary Pension Protection Act of 2006—when the charitable IRA rollover provision was first made available—Okie saw a win-win opportunity.
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You can protect migratory birds and other natural places by making a planned gift with The Nature Conservancy. Contact us today.