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Charitable Bargain Sales

Rocky Outcrop Snoqualmie Pass Rocky outcrop north of Roslyn Ridge above the town of Roslyn, Washington on the east side of Snoqualmie Pass in the Cascade Mountains. © Benjamin Drummond

Part Donation, Part Sale

In a charitable bargain sale, you sell your real estate or securities to The Nature Conservancy for less than fair market value. The difference between market value and the purchase price represents your donation, which qualifies for an income tax deduction and is exempt from a capital gains tax.

Mad Island Marsh ALL INTERNAL RIGHTS, LIMITED EXTERNAL RIGHTS. December 2013. The Mad Island Marsh Preserve protects 7,063 acres, including rare tallgrass coastal prairies. Every winter, birders flock to preserves and parks to tally species and take part in the Christmas Bird Count, a friendly competition that pits teams from across the contitent against each other. For five years, the team at The Nature Conservancy's Mad Island Marsh Preserve has come out ahead. Photo credit: © Karine Aigner © Karine Aigner