Donating to Legacy Land Trust society means you are part of a community of people dedicated to conservation. If you are interested in conserving lands that hold special meaning to you, there are 3 ways you can help.
Volunteers are the glue that holds Legacy together. Our Circle of Friends is a group of amazing people.
They serve on the board and on committees. They help with display booths, raise funds, take photographs, lead nature walks, design materials and much more.
Our Friends also include landowners wishing to conserve and steward their land for the future; advisors; and professionals who offer their services.
If you'd like to help promote land conservation we'd like to hear from you!
Legacy is a non-profit charity. Your tax-deductible financial donations enable us to continue our work for land conservation. You can make a one-time gift or choose to donate on a regular basis.
Our donation page is managed by Canada Helps, a registered charity that helps other charities raise money. Its goal is to ensure an easy way for Canadians to donate to their favourite charities. When you donate to us online you'll see Canada Helps on your official tax receipt.
You can currently donate two ways— through a cash donation or planned giving.
We are working on plans to allow the donation of securities (such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds) and life insurance policies.
If you own land you might consider putting a conservation easement (CE) on all or part of it. Legacy works with landowners to help them conserve what they value, forever. Because land means different things to different people, we work closely with you to establish what you value—from wildlife, waterways, historical or archeological sites to agriculture and educational and inspirational opportunities.
CEs are a useful tool for succession and estate planning. They can help reduce the value of your taxable estate. If your land is found to be ecologically sensitive the resulting tax treatment may be even more financially attractive.