CAMPAIGN FOR CONSERVATION

Make a tax-deductible, charitable gift to Sand County Foundation's Campaign for Conservation to improve water quality, soil health and wildlife habitat across the U.S.

Farmers, ranchers and foresters urgently need access to information, data, examples to follow, and other resources to improve the environment while making a living on the land.

With a massive transition in land ownership taking place in the coming years, Sand County Foundation needs your support to expand our capacity to:

  • conduct needed research and demonstration of practical conservation methods on farmland
  • advance necessary policy improvements to scale up conservation on working land
  • expand our outreach to engage more landowners in voluntary conservation

Read more about our Campaign for Conservation here, and explore ways to give below.

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Donation Numbers

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Ways To Give

Online or by Mail

Online or by Mail

Make a campaign gift via our secure website sandcountyfoundation.org/donate.

Or mail a contribution to Sand County Foundation, 131 W. Wilson Street, Suite 610, Madison, WI 53703.

Appreciated Assets

Appreciated Assets

Many donors benefit from gifting assets other than cash, such as appreciated securities, personal property and private company stock which can provide additional tax advantages for the donor while supporting Sand County Foundation. 

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Future Gifts

Future Gifts

Leaving a legacy gift through a designation in your will, life insurance policy or qualified retirement plan are among the many ways to remember Sand County Foundation in the future and meet your charitable goals. 

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Tax-free IRA Distribution

Tax-free IRA Distribution

If you are 70 ½ or older, ask your financial advisor about how you may make a gift directly from your traditional IRA and enjoy tax advantages.

 

DAF Direct

DAF Direct

Use the "DAF Direct" tool on our website to make a gift directly from a select Donor Advised Fund.  

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Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts

Many employers match charitable gifts. Ask your human resources department if your employer is among them.

"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 to Sand County Foundation. Use the drop-down menu on our online donation platform to indicate the program you would like to support. You may also indicate this on our donation envelope or in a check memo.

Sand County Foundation's financial statement can be found by clicking here.

Yes. After receiving your gift, we will automatically email a receipt from our online donation platform, or send a receipt to you at the mailing address associated with the donation. If you need another 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 do so by indicating this preference on our donor envelope or on our online donation platform.

Yes. You may make a gift in memory or honor of someone by indicating this preference on our donation envelope, through our online donation platform, or by making a note in a check memo.

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

If you have any questions, please contact Christina Schellpfeffer at 608-320-9299 or cschell@sandcountyfoundation.org


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