Other Ways to Support WWF

Nature is Dynamic. So are the Ways You Can Support It

As you think about the nature and wildlife you love so much and how you can protect them, rather than write a check or donate online, why not take the opportunity to explore some other ways to support WWF? These increasingly popular options are not only efficient ways to give, but may also provide you with significant tax savings. Take a look and contact us with any questions. 

Support WWF Through Your Donor Advised Fund

Use your fund as a tool to make a one-time or recurring grant to benefit WWF immediately, or use it to establish future charitable gifts. 

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Give the Gift of Stock

If you’re looking for a tax-smart way to meet the needs of both people and nature, consider a gift of stock. When you give appreciated stock that you’ve owned for more than one year, you may be able to reduce your capital gains tax liability on the transfer and claim a charitable tax deduction as well.

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Make a Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA

Looking to make a powerful impact on wildlife without affecting your monthly budget? If you are 70 ½ or older and have a traditional Individual Retirement Account (IRA), you are eligible to make a gift from your IRA to WWF. These gifts, called Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs – also known as IRA Charitable Rollovers), can be made whether or not you itemize your deductions on your tax return. In many cases, these gifts are 100% tax-free, allowing you to protect wildlife without increasing your taxable income.

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Establish a Charitable Gift Annuity

When you use cash or other assets to establish a charitable gift annuity at WWF, you’ll receive secure, fixed payments for life for you and/or someone you choose – and you’ll also receive tax benefits. After your lifetime(s), the remaining balance will help reduce the most pressing threats to life on Earth.

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To properly attribute your generous contribution, and avoid any delay in its acknowledgement, please make sure your donation includes your full name and address. We often receive donations from financial institutions without sufficient information to identify the donor. To confirm your donation has been properly attributed and acknowledged, please contact us at 1-800-960-0993 or via email at [email protected] and we'll be happy to help.

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results.