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Leave a Legacy of People-Focused Conservation.

By leaving a gift to Trees, Water & People in your will or trust, you are building a powerful legacy of protection for natural resources.


Planned Giving is for everyone.

Many Trees, Water & People supporters choose to leave a donation in their wills and trusts as an important way to have long-term impact, without any upfront cost during their lifetimes.

Making a will is one of the most impactful ways to extend your love and generosity for your family and friends. It can also help empower local people to battle deforestation, promote clean energy and protect and managed their natural resources.

By leaving a gift to Trees, Water & People in your will or trust, you are building a powerful legacy of protection for natural resources.

Legacy giving isn’t only for the wealthy — gifts of any size are deeply appreciated, and there is a wide range in gift sizes from $50 to $1 million.

Next Steps

  1. You can create a legal will online and find an attorney near you using our FREE tool, Freewill. To get started, just click on the button below.
  2. Specify within your will the amount or percentage of your estate you’d like to leave (if any) to Trees, Water & People and other charity organizations.
  3. Rest assured knowing you’ll be making positive change for generations to come.

Additional Information

If you’d prefer to go straight to an attorney to draft your will and you choose to leave a gift in your will, we suggest the following language and to advise us of your intentions:

“I bequeath (amount OR percentage) to Trees, Water & People, a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of Colorado, with the principal business address of 633 Remington Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524 and federal tax identification number 84-1462044.”

Contact us with any questions: Finance Director, Diane Vella 970-484-3678 ext. 22 or diane@treeswaterpeople.org

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