How to Give

*If you are in a position to give right now, it will help support our work as we continue to fight for the permanent protection of the Boundary Waters. Below are some options you can consider:

  • Take advantage of the new CARES Act provision that allows deductions up to $300 for charitable donations for taxpayers who don’t itemize 
  • Provide a legacy by including Save the Boundary Waters as part of your will, trust, or estate plans, or as a beneficiary to an IRA, life insurance policy, or bank account
  • Make sure you're not missing out on a company match!



There are many ways you can give to help protect the Boundary Waters.

Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness is a 501(c)3 and the parent organization of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters.
EIN: 01-0743018

GIVE ONLINE

To make a gift with a credit or debit card, please visit our donation page. If you are making a gift from another country and with a currency other than the U.S. dollar, please visit this page.

If you want to make a gift in honor of or in memory of someone, please visit our Commemorative Giving page.



BECOME A LEADER

When you give $50 or more in 2020, you become a member of the Save the Boundary Waters Leader Camp! You can check out the perks and sign up here.



WRITE A CHECK

You can make your check out to "Save the Boundary Waters" and send it to:

Save the Boundary Waters
P.O. Box 625
Ely, MN 55731


BECOME A SUSTAINER

To make a recurring gift, please visit our Campaign Sustainer page. You can select the duration of your recurring contribution, or you can contact us whenever you would like it to end.



GIVE THROUGH YOUR EMPLOYER

You can help protect the Boundary Waters by giving to the Campaign through payroll deductions or by participating in your employer's matching gift program. Don't know if your employer has a matching gift program? Simply ask and your contribution could be doubled! You will then receive a matching gift form. From there, fill out your portion, send it to us, and we will do the rest.

Did you know? Many employers will also match gifts even if you are now retired.



GIVE THROUGH YOUR WILL

If you are interested in giving through your will or estate planning, please contact Carter Sample.



IRA CHARITABLE ROLLOVER

If you have an IRA and are 70 1/2 years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to protect the Boundary Waters without it costing you more. With an IRA Charitable Rollover, you can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to Save the Boundary Waters without having to pay the federal income tax that would otherwise be owed.

If you're interested in making your gift today, you can use this sample letter to request a direct charitable distribution from an individual retirement account.



RECOMMEND THE CAMPAIGN TO YOUR DONOR ADVISED FUND

Please remember to name Save the Boundary Waters or Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness a successor beneficiary to your donor advised fund to ensure that your gift supports our work. If you have a Donor Advised Fund through Schwab Chartiable, Fidelity Charitable, or BNY Mellon may use the DAF Direct widget below. 

For more information, please contact Ingrid Lyons.



GIVE THROUGH MUTUAL FUND SHARES OR STOCKS

Please contact Ingrid Lyons for more information on giving through mutual fund shares or stocks.



Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness is the parent 501(c)3 organization of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters.
EIN: 01-0743018

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