How to Donate

Use a credit or debit card: Click the “Donate” button below

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Mail a Check: Print and mail this form, click here (pdf). Send to 8 Depot St, Suite 4, Bridgton, ME 04009.

PayPal Giving Fund: Have a Paypal Account? PayPal’s Giving fund makes charitable donations easy! Just visit: paypal.com/us/fundraiser/charity/1555447

Why Should I Donate to Loon Echo?

Forests. Clean water. Hiking, biking, fishing, hunting. Space to fly a kite, learn about nature, and enjoy friends. Support our efforts to protect your way of life and keep Maine, Maine for future generations.

Your support is what enables Loon Echo to carry out our mission of protecting the natural charm of the Lake Region. Member support accounts for 1/3 of Loon Echo’s total operating budget and assists in funding much of our land conservation and stewardship endeavors.

A donation of any dollar amount to our annual fund makes you a member of Loon Echo for one year. Benefits of being a member include:

  • Bi-annual newsletter
  • Updates on special projects
  • Invitations to Loon Echo events and monthly hikes
  • The satisfaction of belonging to an organization that is working hard for you and future generations every day

Gifts are eligible for tax deduction in the year in which the gift is made.

Other giving options include:

Sustainability Society

A new recurring giving program created to sustain and enhance Loon Echo’s conservation efforts over the long term. For more information on this giving program, click here.

2018 Contributions of Stock and IRA Withdrawals

A detailed explanation of the advantages of these types of donations.

Reserves

Give a gift of cash or securities to help Loon Echo perpetually care for our conserved properties. Your gift would be deposited into our reserve fund that is invested with Norway Savings Asset Management Group. A percentage of the interest earned supports our annual budget to assist with land stewardship needs and the monitoring of our conservation easements.

Bob Chase Legacy Society

A society of those who have endowed the land conservation and protection programs of Loon Echo Land Trust. Anyone who makes a bequest or other planned gift to Loon Echo becomes a member of the Bob Chase Legacy Society. Click here to view program details and members.

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Contact us for more information on membership options or specific land campaigns you would like to support.

Read more about Loon Echo’s conservation efforts and programs by visiting our News page.