To review highlights from our recent grants, click here. When you support the Izaak Walton League Endowment, you’re writing yourself into success stories like these for many years to come. The Endowment will gratefully accept your generous donation in any dollar amount.
To make your donation online using PayPal, CLICK HERE.
To make your donation by check, download and print our DONATION FORM and mail it to:
10598 Hotvedt Rd.,
Amherst Junction, WI 54407-9073
There are a number of other options available for supporting the endowment as well. These include:
Million Dollar Club
Make a long-term investment in conservation – Join the IWLA Endowment’s Million Dollar Club. Donations to the Million Dollar Club are not spent, instead these funds are invested. Grants supporting good conservation work are awarded from the earnings. You can become a member of the IWLA Endowment’s Million Dollar Club by gifting $1,000 or more with a one-time payment or by installments over ten years or less.
Membership in the Million Dollar Club is open to individuals, clubs, companies, and corporations. Some choose to make their contributions to the Million Dollar Club in memory of a loved one.
A pledge and initial donation of $100 or more to the Million Dollar Club is recognized with a lapel pin. When your gifts reach $1,000, you will be recognized at the League’s National Convention and receive a distinctive personalized membership plaque. For every $1,000 donated after that, you receive an Endowment medallion suitable for attachment to the plaque.
By committing now to a major gift in your will, you can make a lasting financial contribution to conservation without affecting your current lifestyle or your family’s financial security. Here are some of the most common options:
● Named Beneficiaries. You can designate the Endowment as a beneficiary of a savings, checking, or pension account in your name, either in its entirety or as a specified portion.
● Wills and Bequests. If you choose to remember the Endowment in your will, the amount will be deductible for purposes of federal estate taxes and state inheritance taxes.
● Life Income Trusts. If appropriate, the Life Income Trust may make sense for you. With this approach, you set up a trust or annuity that will pay you and/or a family member an annual income for life. When the last beneficiary of the trust passes away, the remaining principal would be transferred to the Endowment.
Of course, any of these Legacy options should be discussed with your financial advisor and/or estate planner, since laws vary greatly from state to state.