You don’t have to be a lawyer to fight Alaska’s environmental legal battles. Your gifts of cash or assets to support Trustees for Alaska land a solid punch for justice.
Honor Someone with a Tribute Gift
Make a gift to honor someone you love. Commemorate a special birthday or event for someone who loves Alaska. A donation makes a lasting gift.
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Matching Gifts, Workplace & Giving Networks
Donate through a third party giving network like Network for Good
. Trustees for Alaska participates in the Combined Federal Campaign where you can make donations through your federal employer. CFC# 11326
Colleen Burgh Fund for Science and the Law
This memorial fund honors Colleen Burgh for all she contributed to conservation science in Alaska. Your gifts to this fund are restricted to support scientific expertise to help Trustees win cases critical to Alaska conservation.
Gifts of Assets
Gifts of publically-traded stock, real estate, or other appreciated assets can be a mutually beneficial way of contributing to Trustees for Alaska. As the donor, you receive a tax deduction for the fair market value of the gift, subject to certain limitations. You may also avoid capital gains taxes. Trustees will be able to sell your donated assets without incurring tax liability, and put all the proceeds into Trustees’ work protecting Alaska’s rich natural resources.
You may make a donation to Trustees for Alaska through your will or living trust. Your options include but are not limited to, naming Trustees as the recipient of a stated sum, or contingent bequest, or as the residuary beneficiary of your estate. Trustees recommends that you consult with an estate lawyer who can explain these and other options of making bequest gifts.
Naming Trustees for Alaska as the beneficiary of your IRA, SEP-IRA, 401(k), 403(b) or other retirement plan assets can have significant estate tax advantages. It is as easy as notifying your plan administrator of your wishes. For a retirement plan that is self-administered, you should notify the custodian in writing and keep a copy of the notification with your will. Sometimes special rules and limitations apply to qualified plans and similar interests.