Planned Giving

Memorial Gifts and Bequests

Individuals may leave a bequest to Woodland Dunes Nature Center. A bequest is a gift made through a donor’s will and is completely free from federal estate tax.We hope you will consider Woodland Dunes Nature Center in your estate planning. Memorial gifts and bequests are an important way you can make a lasting contribution to the preservation and maintenance of this important natural area. If you wish to make a provision in your will, the following general form is suggested: “I give Woodland Dunes Nature Center, Inc., a Wisconsin not-for-profit corporation, located on highway 310 in Two Rivers, Wisconsin and receiving mail at P.O. Box 486 Two Rivers, Wisconsin 54241-0486, the sum of $______ or ____percent of the residue of my estate (or specifically described property) for general purposes.” If you have already named Woodland Dunes Nature Center in your plans, we would like to acknowledge your meaningful gift. Please contact us at 920-793-4007.

Endowment

Make a gift that will support Woodland Dunes and its mission in perpetuity by contributing to the endowment fund. A percentage of the interest earned each year will support the nature center and its work, keeping the principle intact. Contributing to the endowment fund is an act of great vision, as you will leave a legacy and ensure Woodland Dunes serves the community for future generations. To contribute to the endowment fund, please contact the nature center at 920-793-4007 or email nancyn@woodlanddunes.org.

Donating Stocks and Bonds

Individuals may avoid paying capital gains taxes by donating stocks and bonds to Woodland Dunes Nature Center. Donors are entitled to a charitable income tax reduction equal to the full market value of the stock.

Life Income Agreement

A life income agreement allows you to make a substantial capital gift to Woodland Dunes nature Center, while retaining your income for your lifetime and/or that of additional beneficiaries. Life income agreements include Pooled Life Income Funds, Gift Annuities and Charitable Remainder Trusts. For more information regarding any of the opportunities outlined above, please contact us at nancyn@woodlanddunes.org, or by phone at (920)793-4007.