Planned Giving

Planned Giving

You can make a lasting impact on protecting the environment, our clean-energy future, and safe and accessible voting—with collective action and equity guiding the way—by making a planned gift to Maine Conservation Alliance.

Gifts Through your Will or Trust

A gift made through a will or living trust is convenient to arrange. A simple provision or amendment prepared by your attorney at the time you make or update your will or trust is all that is necessary. Gifts included in wills and living trusts are flexible, easy to arrange, and may be changed with your life circumstances.

Here are the most popular ways to give through wills and trusts:

Note: This is not legal advice. State laws vary. To plan a charitable gift through your will or living trust, consult with your attorney.

Gifts by Beneficiary Designation

Continue your support for Maine Conservation Alliance for years to come by naming our organization as a beneficiary of your retirement account, life insurance plan, bank account, or other assets. This doesn’t require an estate plan or lawyer, and you can change your beneficiaries at any time.

It only takes three simple steps to make this type of gift:

  1. Contact your retirement plan administrator, insurance company, bank or financial institution for a change-of-beneficiary form.
  2. Decide what percentage (1 to 100) you would like us to receive and name us, along with the percentage you chose, on the beneficiary form.
  3. Return the completed form to your plan administrator, insurance company, bank or financial institution.

Sample Bequest Language

To add Maine Conservation Alliance to your will, share this with your attorney or financial planner:

“I hereby give and bequeath (dollar amount or a percentage of my estate) to (Maine Conservation Alliance, Tax ID 01-0541478), located at 295 Water St, Suite 9, Augusta, Maine, 04330, to be used for its general purposes (or for a particular program or purpose).”

Declaration of Intent

Click below to let us know about your legacy gift plans. We are delighted to welcome you into the circle of friends committed to protecting Maine’s environment and democracy far into the future.

Maine Conservation Alliance is a 501(c)(3) organization and contributions to MCA are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Contact Us

We know how important it is to speak to real people when making important financial decisions. To talk about leaving a legacy gift for Maine Conservation Alliance, you can contact me directly.

Stacie Haines
(207) 620-8811