Become a member of the Rob Horwich Legacy Fund
Individuals who designate a planned gift to Community Conservation are invited to join Community Conservation’s Rob Horwich Legacy Fund. Join our generous supporters who give through their wills, trusts, or other types of planned gifts. Becoming a member of this society will help to keep Rob’s legacy alive and make a major impact on our international conservation efforts in perpetuity.
Named after our organization’s founder, membership is voluntary, and you may do so either publicly or anonymously. Your support of Community Conservation’s mission will long be cherished as you help to protect community conservation for generations to come.
If you commit to becoming a member of the Rob Horwich Legacy Fund now, please also consider making a one-time gift that you can allocate to the Community Conservation project of your choice or the organization in general so that we can also help preserve biodiversity instantly.
Estate Gifts such as Wills and Trusts
There are many ways to remember Community Conservation in your estate plans, and most of these gifts are easy to create, very flexible, and can be changed at any time. Even better, they won’t cost you anything during your lifetime, and can earn significant tax benefits for you and your loved ones.
If you have any of the following assets, you can make a planned gift!
- Savings/money market account or CDs
- IRA or other retirement funds
- Real estate
- Life insurance policy
- Appreciated securities
- Tangible personal property such as art, jewelry and collectibles
- Donor advised fund or trust fund
- Name Community Conservation as a beneficiary of your savings/money market account, CD, retirement fund, life insurance policy, donor advised fund, or trust
- Add a bequest to your will to leave a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate to Community Conservation
- Arrange to earn income from your contributions for the rest of your life by creating a Charitable Remainder Trust or Charitable Gift Annuity
No matter how you choose to give, every planned gift is deeply appreciated and ensures that your life’s work and values will carry on for many generations to come.
TO JOIN THE ROB HORWICH LEGACY SOCIETY, OR TO REQUEST MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MAKING A PLANNED GIFT TO COMMUNITY CONSERVATION, PLEASE CONTACT KELLIE SURMACZ, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, AT KELLIESURMACZ@COMMUNITYCONSERVATION.ORG or call her at 608-616-9147
We have provided example wording below that you may use if you desire. For assistance with your bequest, please contact your attorney or financial advisor.
Legal name: Community Conservation Inc., EIN (Tax ID #): 39-1655800, Address: 110 S. Main Street Viroqua, WI 54665
Gifts of Stock
Community Conservation is also happy to accept gifts of stock at any time. Note: Stocks that do not fit the Board of Directors’ Social Responsibility Profile are just as helpful, but please note that they may be sold and the proceeds used to support Community Conservation’s mission.