Other Support Options

There are many ways to show your support for land conservation in northern Ohio.

When you support Western Reserve Land Conservancy, you help people. Property owners, communities, businesses, and park districts protect the lands that make this region a more vibrant place to live, work and play. Thank you for helping to preserve the natural areas and working farms of northern Ohio!

 


Ways you can support the land conservancy

Talk with us

To discuss opportunities to support the Land Conservancy and our work in northern Ohio, please contact our development office at 440.528.4150 or donate@wrlconservancy.org. We would love to talk with you about your questions, ideas, or suggestions.

 

If you prefer to send a note or a contribution check through the mail, please make it payable to Western Reserve Land Conservancy and send it to:

Western Reserve Land Conservancy
3850 Chagrin River Road
Moreland Hills, OH 44022

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Become a member or donate
Every donation you make helps the Land Conservancy create, support, and engage in conservation opportunities across our region. Your gift stays in our region to directly benefit conservation in northern Ohio. Thank you for joining us in this important work. To become a member or make a donation, click here.

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Gift membership
A Land Conservancy gift membership is a thoughtful way to honor a special person. Your recipient's Land Conservancy membership also includes an annual subscription to our quarterly newsletter, Landline, and our yearly publication Connections. Plus, your gift recipient will have the satisfaction of knowing that his or her membership supports efforts to create, support and engage in land conservation opportunities across our region. To give the gift of conservation, click here.

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Tribute gift
A Land Conservancy donation offers you a thoughtful way to honor a special person. Each year we are fortunate to receive many honorariums enabling us to further protect land throughout the Western Reserve region of northern Ohio. Your friend will be recognized in our annual report and notified of the donation. To make donation in honor of someone who loves the land, click here.

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Memorial gift
A Land Conservancy donation offers you a thoughtful way to remember a loved one or dear friend. Each year we are fortunate to receive memorial donations, enabling us to further protect land throughout the Western Reserve. We truly appreciate this thoughtful support. Your loved one will be recognized in our annual report and their families will be notified of the donation. To make donation in memory of someone special, click here.

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Make a planned gift
Gifts by wills or bequests, both large and small, provide important support for Western Reserve Land Conservancy. Bequests allow you to financially provide for your loved ones while also assuring that the important work you supported throughout your life continues uninterrupted. Other benefits include:

                        • A charitable bequest may place your estate in a lower tax bracket.
                        • Charitable gifts made through your will are 100 percent deductible for estate tax purposes.

Bequests may be written as a percentage, residual, or specific monetary amount. Retirement funds and life insurance are additional methods for providing charitable contributions through your estate. If you're thinking of leaving a lifelong legacy, please call Nancy McCann at 440.528.4153 or nmccann@wrlandconservancy.org.

 

WHITE OAK LEGACY SOCIETYWestern-Reserve-Land-Conservancy-White-OakThe White Oak Legacy Society is a special group of Land Conservancy supporters who have made a lasting commitment to land protection through a variety of estate planning tools such as bequests in a will or trust, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, IRA designations or gifts of life insurance.

 

The White Oak Legacy Society is a way for us to recognize this profound contribution to the future of land conservation  Our members find joy in the knowledge that through their generous legacy gift they will play a part in preserving the quality of life in Northern Ohio and they share a strong common bond of generosity and visionary leadership. 

 

If you would like to talk with us about joining the White Oak Society or making a planned gift, please contact Nancy McCann at 440.528.4153 or nmccann@wrlandconservancy.org.We would be happy to provide you with sample bequest language or otherwise assist you with a plan that meets your goals. To download an overview of the White Oak Society, please click here.

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Automated monthly: Circle of Giving

The Circle of Giving program is an easy way to support the Land Conservancy on a regular basis through automatic credit card payments. By joining, you benefit by having your annual gift to the Land Conservancy spread across 12 monthly payments and help sustain the Land Conservancy's efforts to protect land throughout our region. Circle of Giving members help us save on administrative costs, keeping funds focused where they are most needed: on our important programs. You can increase your contribution or stop it at any time. Click here to download the pdf for our Circle of Giving program.

 

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Matching gifts and corporate giving programs
Many companies offer matching gift programs or other programs that allow you to maximize your giving to a favorite organization. Contact your human resources office to see what programs your company may offer.

  • Matching gifts with your company
  • EarthShare

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Give a gift of stock or other securities
Western Reserve Land Conservancy welcomes your gift of stock or other securities. We ask that you or your financial advisor call the Land Conservancy when making a donation of this kind, so that we can provide accurate account information to you. Your gift is very important to us. It will allow us to carry on our mission to preserve the scenic beauty, rural character, and natural resources of northern Ohio. To contact our development office please call 440.528.4150 or donate@wrlandconservancy.org.

 

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