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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 to help restore and protect habitat, connect with more than 1,300 other supporters, and receive great benefits including our member magazine The Twig, free admission to our outdoor events, invitations to members-only gatherings, and a Sycamore Supporter window cling.

You may also purchase a gift membership for another person. We will send an acknowledgement letter to your recipient to inform them of your gift.

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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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JOIN OUR LEADERSHIP SOCIETY

Make a lasting impact on future generations by joining Sycamore's Leadership Society, for individuals and families who contribute $1,000 or more per year. See a list of members in our Impact Report. To learn more about our giving circles, contact Ann Connors, Development Director, at ann@sycamorelandtrust.org.

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 after 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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KROGER & AMAZON COMMUNITY DONATIONS

You can help raise funds for Sycamore just by doing your regular shopping! Set up your Kroger Plus card with our Community Rewards account, and select Sycamore Land Trust to be your Amazon Smile charity. Thanks!

BUSINESS & FOUNDATION 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. Learn more about our business supporters.

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 Kate Hammel, Communications and Membership Director, at 812-336-5382 ext. 101 or kate@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 Ann Connors, Development Director, to learn more at 812-336-5382 ext. 104 or ann@sycamorelandtrust.org.

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PLANNED GIVING: LEGACY CIRCLE

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 will join our Legacy Circle and 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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Stocks, Securities and Matching Gifts

You can support Sycamore’s mission by donating stocks, securities, or other property, making a tax-free contribution directly from your donor-advised fund or IRA (including minimum-distribution requirements or qualified charitable distributions if you are age 70 1/2 or above), and seeing if your employer provides matching gifts to double the impact of your donation!

To learn more, contact Ann Connors, Development Director, at 812-336-5382 ext. 104 or ann@sycamorelandtrust.org.

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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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FINANCIAL INFORMATION

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 information, contact Susan Haislip Daleke, Administrative Director, at 812-336-5382 ext. 100 or susan@sycamorelandtrust.org. Sycamore Land Trust’s federal tax identification number is 35-1830637.

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“We sing the song of our home because we are animals, and an animal is no better or wiser or safer than its habitat and its food chain.”

– Barbara Kingsolver