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Without the leadership of private landowners across the U.S., the greatest environmental challenges of our time cannot be met.

Your gift, no matter the size, is vital to sustaining and expanding Sand County Foundation's work to advance voluntary conservation on productive, agricultural land. Become a philanthropic partner to create effective, affordable and lasting solutions to pressing conservation challenges.

Sand County Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity. Our legal name and address are: The Sand County Foundation, Inc., 131 W. Wilson Street, Suite 610, Madison, WI 53703. Federal tax ID 396089450. Contact: Christina Schellpfeffer, 608-729-1386, cschell@sandcountyfoundation.org

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Ways To Give

Online or by Mail

Online or by Mail

Give online via our secure donation platform above.

Mail a check to Sand County Foundation, 131 W. Wilson Street, Suite 610, Madison, WI 53703.

Appreciated Assets

Appreciated Assets

Many donors benefit from gifting other types of assets, such as appreciated securities or personal property, that can provide tax advantages for the donor and support for Sand County Foundation.

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Future Gifts

Future Gifts

Leaving a legacy gift through a designation in your will, insurance policy or qualified retirement plan is an easy way to remember Sand County Foundation in the future and meet your charitable goals. Learn more about other planned giving opportunities.

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Tax-free IRA Distribution

Tax-free IRA Distribution

Ask your financial advisor about the IRA tax-free distribution which allows individuals, 70 1/2 and older, to make charitable gifts directly from a traditional IRA account without incurring federal income tax on the withdrawal.

DAF Direct

DAF Direct

Make a gift to Sand County Foundation directly from your Donor Advised Fund.

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Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts

Your employer or other affiliated organization may match your gift! Keep your receipt and contact your HR department for details on how you may double your gift.

"Land conservation and the things the Sand County Foundation does to recognize landowners are right in line with how our foundation is focused and thinks. And we want to help in any way we can."

- Duncan McCormack, President, Harvey L. and Maud S. Sorensen Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions

You may wish to support a specific program, or provide an unrestricted gift that provides both immediate and long-term benefits. Giving to a specific program can be done by noting which program you would like to donate to on your check memo. You can also specify a program on our online donation form.

Sand County Foundation's audited financial statements and 990s can be found here.

Yes. After receiving your gift, we will send a receipt to you at the mailing address associated with your donation.

If you need a copy of your receipt, please email office@sandcountyfoundation.org with the subject line: Copy of Gift Receipt

All gifts to Sand County Foundation are tax deductible in the United States.

Yes. Please let us know if you would like your gift to remain confidential. You may indicate this on the donation envelope an on our online donation form.

Yes. Please indicate this preference through our online donation form, our donation envelope or your check memo.

As a tax exempt 501(c)3 organization, Sand County Foundation, is eligible to receive at least 70 percent of a real estate broker referral fee when you use Investing In Communities (IIC) to sign up with any real estate broker to handle your residential or commercial property transaction. To learn more, visit https://www.iiconline.org/charities/sand-county-foundation/

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