Members Make Things Happen!
Conservancy members help secure our legacy and enjoy special benefits, including:
• Subscription to Currents newsletter (3x a year)
• Subscription to monthly E-newsletter, Riverscape
• Access to Members-Only events
• Priority registration and special rates for Conservancy events
Your Contribution Supports
Other Ways to Donate
Many companies offer a matching gift program for their employees to give back to the community. Ask your Human Resources department for a matching gift to enclose with your donation if your employer doesn’t already have a matching program set up.
Support the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy when you shop online! Simply register with one or all of these services and select the Conservancy as the beneficiary. When you shop through these portals at Amazon, eBay, or thousands of online retailers, the Conservancy will receive a portion of your purchase.
(User tool for Chrome): https://couponfollow.com/smilematic
eBay Giving Works
Planned Estate Giving or Bequests provide a lasting family legacy and have helped us purchase key properties in the River Park. Incorporate the Conservancy into your will or estate plan as a beneficiary, either of specific assets or of a portion of your estate.
The Conservancy can be made a beneficiary of a variety of financial instruments. Some gift options include:
- Charitable Land Trust
- Charitable Remainder Unitrust
- Charitable Gift Annuity
- Deferred Gift Annuity
- Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
We advise that you consult your attorney or tax consultant about establishing Planned Estate Giving or a Bequest and how tax benefits may apply to your specific situation. The Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Suggested Wording for Bequests
“I give the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, (EIN #33-0191772) incorporated in San Diego, and having its principal offices at SDRVC, 3030 Bunker Hill Street, Suite 309-1, San Diego, CA 92109, the sum of $___ (or, ___% of the residuary of my estate), for its general purposes to protect the nation’s land and water resources.”
Donating stocks is a simple way to support the Conservancy.
Download our Stock Donation Form HERE and contact your broker, who can electronically transfer stocks to our UnionBanc Investment Services account.
Please consult a qualified legal or financial advisor before making a donation of stock. Contact us before donating stock and we can answer your questions and provide information for your financial institution.
What You Should Know Before Donating Stock:
- Donated appreciated stocks, bonds, and mutual funds held for more than one year are income-tax deductible for up to 30% of the adjusted gross income.
- Appreciated stock with meets the one-year holding requirement is not subject to capital gains taxation
- Depreciated stock may be sold, with proceeds donated to the Conservancy AND a capital loss deduction claimed
Is it time to upgrade your car? Maybe get an eco-friendly hybrid or electric vehicle? Don’t want to go through the hassle of selling your old car? Donate it to the Conservancy!
Donating your car, truck, boat, motor home, or motorcycle is 100% tax-deductible and hassle-free! Your vehicle will be towed at no cost to you and you’ll receive a donation receipt on the spot.
The Conservancy initiated its “RiverBanks” program in 2014. By contributing funds to the Conservancy, your firm will engender good will with your customers and employees, who are current or prospective members and supporters.
The Conservancy will provide team building events, interpretive hikes and other opportunities to enable corporations to meet their social responsibility goals.
If you have any questions about donating to or supporting the Conservancy in any way, please call (858) 755-6965 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.