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Danbury Community Garden

A gardener holds a harvest of vegetables at Danbury Community Garden
A gardener holds a harvest of vegetables at Danbury Community Garden
Photo credit: 
Rebekah E. Butler

Every gift to The Trust for Public Land has a direct impact on preserving the American landscape.

  • General contact information for gifts:
    t: 1.800.714.LAND (5263)
    f: 415.495.4103
    e: donor.outreach@tpl.org

    The Trust for Public Land  
    101 Montgomery Street, Suite 900
    San Francisco, CA 94104

    The Trust for Public Land is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Our Federal Identification Number (EIN) is 23-7222333.
     

  • Donate by mail or fax 
    Print donation form (pdf)
     
  • Give from your IRA - OPPORTUNITY ENDS DECEMBER 31, 2013
    If you are 70 ½ or older, you are eligible to contribute up to $100,000 tax-free from your IRA to The Trust for Public Land. Congress has extended this special opportunity through December 31, 2013. Providing invaluable support for our conservation work, your gift is entirely tax-free and you will not pay income tax on the distribution. Please note that although the gift amount is not counted as income to you, you are also not entitled to deduct this gift as a charitable contribution on your income tax return. Gifts to The Trust for Public Land from your IRA must be outright gifts and cannot be used to establish a Charitable Remainder Trust or a Charitable Gift Annuity.

    Contact:
    J. Gardner Trimble, Director of Planned Giving
    The Trust for Public Land
    t: 1.800.714.5263 x208
    f: 415.495.4103
    e: gardner.trimble@tpl.org
     

  • Gifts of stock or mutual funds
    Print detailed information and our PDF transmittal form

    Prior to transfer, please notify The Trust for Public Land with the following information:

    • Your name
    • Number of shares
    • Name of stock or fund
    • Whether these shares will be used to fund a trust or an annuitay

    Contact:
    John Davis, Controller
    The Trust for Public Land
    t: 1.800.714.5263 x253
    f: 415.495.4103
    e: stockgifts@tpl.org
     

  • Wire transfers
    A method of electronic funds transfer from one person or institution to another, a wire transfer is often the most expedient method for transferring funds between accounts.

    Prior to initiating a wire transfer, please notify The Trust for Public Land with the following information:

    • Your name
    • Name of bank and account number
    • Amount of donation

    Contact:
    Maya Varian, Annual Giving Associate
    The Trust for Public Land
    t: 1.800.714.5263 x193
    f: 415.495.4103
    e: donor.outreach@tpl.org
     

  • Corporate gift matching
    Double the impact of your gift to The Trust for Public Land! Many companies will match dollar-for-dollar gifts made to nonprofits by their employees. Talk to your Human Resources department about charitable matching contributions.
     
  • Workplace giving
    One of the simplest and most efficient ways of donating to The Trust for Public Land is through EarthShare, which manages workplace giving for more than 400 environmental and conservation charities.

    Many corporate and government employers support EarthShare payroll giving. If your does, just decide on a single deduction or a recurring one from every paycheck. Simply designate The Trust for Public Land as one of your preferred charities. For more information about EarthShare—including how your employer can host an EarthShare campaign—visit www.earthshare.org or contact us: donor.outreach@tpl.org.

    • Federal employees (CFC #11440)
      Federal and U.S. military employees can support The Trust for Public Land and other EarthShare nonprofits through the annual Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). If you are a federal government or military employee and would like to give to The Trust for Public Land through the CFC, please enter The Trust for Public Land’s CFC code #11440 on your pledge card during the next fund drive.
       
    • The United Way
      In some regions of the country, United Way donors can designate The Trust for Public Land and other EarthShare organizations for workplace giving. United Way donors in the areas of Washington, D.C.; Rhode Island; and San Diego may designate an EarthShare donation to The Trust for Public Land.