Ways of Giving

Ways of Giving...

There are many Ways of Giving to the Bourne Conservation Trust.

Donation

The easiest is a cash/check sent with BCT Donation form to:

Bourne Conservation Trust
PO Box 203
Cataumet, MA 02534-0203

Gifts to the Bourne Conservation Trust are charitable contributions with resulting tax benefits. The amount of the benefit depends on the kind and size of gift. A well-planned gift can combine financial and charitable objectives by providing tax benefits, thereby meeting personal and charitable goals.

The Bourne Conservation Trust is tax exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Within IRS guidelines, contributions may be tax deductible from your taxable income. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.

Will

Naming the BCT in your will creates a gift and can reduce or eliminate federal estate taxes.

Life Insurance

The Bourne Conservation Trust can be named as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy.

Real Estate

Real estate can be given as an outright gift. Such donations have both real estate and income tax benefits.

Securities

Gifts of appreciated securities may save on capital gains taxes.

Bargain Sale

By special arrangement, you may sell your property to the BCT for less than its fair market value (a bargain sale) and the difference is considered a charitable gift.

Cash

Cash donations provide immediate funds for BCT use and can result in tax savings for the donor.

Charitable Lead Trust

Cash or securities can be placed in a charitable trust for a specified period of time, with income directed to the BCT. At the end of the trust period, the principal reverts to the donor or some other beneficiary.

Life Income Gifts

The transfer of cash, securities, or other property to a charitable trust will provide a life income to the donor, donor's spouse, or other beneficiaries. After the death of the last named beneficiary, the principal becomes available for use by the BCT. Current tax deductions and eventual estate tax deductions provide a double benefit.

More Information:

Please call: (508) 563-2884
Or write:
Bourne Conservation Trust
PO Box 203
Cataumet, MA 02534-0203

Please print this BCT Donation PDF to send with your donation.



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The Bourne Conservation Trust is a private nonprofit land trust with a primary objective of acquiring land and leaving it in its natural state to: protect habitats, provide groundwater recharge, preserve rural ambience, and make it available for recreational and educational purposes. The BCT owns and maintains over 200 acres of open space. Miles of walking trails thread their way through these protected woods and waterfront areas.

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Bourne Conservation Trust

PO Box 203 ~ Cataumet, MA 02534-0203
Phone: (508) 563-2884
Fax: 508-564-5412
Email: info@bourneconservationtrust.org
Alternate email: bct.trails@gmail.com

Note: The BCT is tax exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Within IRS guidelines, contributions may be tax deductible from your taxable income. Please consult your tax advisor for more information. The BCT Tax ID Number (TIN) is: 04-2767827.





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