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HELP MAKE FOREVER HAPPEN

When you donate to Sycamore Land Trust, 100% of your donation stays local. With your support, we can restore habitat and connect people to nature so that future generations may enjoy this wild Hoosier hillscape.

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MEMBERSHIP

Become a member of Sycamore Land Trust - A membership to Sycamore Land Trust demonstrates your commitment to the environment, connects you to hundreds of other supporters, and brings you great benefits including our high-quality print newsletter, The Twig, free admission to our outdoor events, and a Sycamore Supporter window cling.

You can join Sycamore with a donation of just $40.

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VOLUNTEER

Volunteers are the backbone of Sycamore’s success. From cutting invasive plants with a work crew in the woods to hanging out in the office mailing thank-you letters with friends, we'll help you find an opportunity that’s right for you.

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WHAT DOES MEMBERSHIP HELP ACCOMPLISH?

A donation of any amount will make a difference. Here are some ways your gift can help:
$50 buys 140 native tree seedlings for forest restoration
$125 buys 25 potted plants for a new native plant nursery on a school campus
$250 buys equipment for a Trail Ranger volunteer to remove invasive species at a preserve
$500 covers one year of trail maintenance at a public nature preserve
$4,000 is the average purchase price for one acre of mature hardwood forest

PRESERVE YOUR LAND

Perhaps no asset bears as heavily on one’s heart, wallet, or legacy as land. Sycamore Land Trust helps landowners ensure that their land will be managed according to their wishes long a er they’re gone. We are always moved by the passion and generosity of landowners who choose to protect their land forever with Sycamore land Trust.

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BUSINESS SUPPORTERS

Sycamore Land Trust is proud to partner with businesses of all sizes, from across southern Indiana, in support of beautifying our region and connecting people to nature. When your business makes a donation to Sycamore, you send a message to the public that you are invested in the future of this beautiful place we call home.

It is our pleasure to recognize the generosity of our business and foundation supporters with exclusive benefits. We are happy to tailor these to your business’ needs. For more information, please contact Ann Connors, Development Director, at 812-336-5382 ext. 104 or ann@sycamorelandtrust.org.

To discuss options for sponsoring a Sycamore event or special campaign, contact Abby Henkel, Communications Director, at 812-336-5382 ext. 101 or abby@sycamorelandtrust.org.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE

NAMING OPPORTUNITIES

One of the greatest ways Sycamore can thank donors for their remarkable generosity and inspire others to give is by naming a nature preserve, trail, observation deck, bench, or tree in their honor.

With a variety of options available in counties across the region, we invite you to contact us to learn more. Please call or email Ann Connors, Development Director, at 812-336-5382 ext. 104 or ann@sycamorelandtrust.org

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Impact Report and Tax Returns - Sycamore Land Trust operates on a July 1 to June 30 fiscal year, and we publish our Annual Impact Report and 990 tax returns accordingly. If you have any questions about Sycamore Land Trust’s financial circumstances, contact Executive Director, Christian Freitag at 812-336-5382 ext 106 or christian@sycamorelandtrust.org. Sycamore Land Trust’s federal tax identification number is 35-1830637.

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NON-CASH GIFTS

Did you know that you can support Sycamore’s mission by donating stocks or other securities? Yes, and we greatly appreciate it! If you’d like to transfer shares to Sycamore, use this form (PDF). To learn more, please contact Development Director Ann Connors at ann@sycamorelandtrust.org or (812) 336-5382 ext 104. As always, consult your financial adviser for advice specific to your situation.

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ENDOWMENTS

An endowment is a fund that provides Sycamore with a stable source of funds from a portion of the earned annual interest, while protecting the principal investment forever. When you donate to one of Sycamore's endowments, you help to ensure that the work we do will be supported forever. We invite you to learn more about how you can be a part of Sycamore's secure future.

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PLANNED GIVING

You can help protect our land and way of life—forever. When you designate Sycamore Land Trust as a beneficiary in your will or estate plan, you create a living legacy that will help protect the beautiful and unique landscapes of southern Indiana for the enjoyment of future generations.

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“LOOK DEEP INTO NATURE, AND THEN YOU WILL UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER.”

– Albert Einstein