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Popular tax-smart gifts

Many people are increasingly choosing to give non-cash assets, so they can have a bigger impact at less cost to them.

Explore tax-smart gift options

Learn about gifts that maximize the impact of your support while providing tax benefits for you!

Stocks and securities

Many people love donating stock or mutual funds because it may help them avoid paying capital gains taxes.

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Donor Advised Funds

Easily recommend grants to North Carolina Wildlife Federation for tax-efficient giving.

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Qualified Charitable Distributions

Use your IRA to make tax-free gifts that benefit you and our mission.

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Real Estate

Donate real estate to make a lasting impact, unlocking the hidden potential of your property’s value.

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Leave a Wildlife Legacy

A gift to NCWF in your will, trust, or retirement plans proclaims your confidence that we will continue to serve our mission and make a difference for North Carolina’s wildlife, wild places and future generations. No matter the size of your investment, you ensure a lasting impact for wildlife and habitat for years to come.

Credit: Austin Balinski

Leah Dey’s passion is butterflies – especially Black Swallowtails and Monarchs. Learning about and observing the natural world is important to her and she wants to do what she can to help maintain and create wildlife habitats. This is why she has decided to leave a gift in her will to the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. She values NCWF as a partner in protecting, conserving and restoring North Carolina wildlife and habitat today and for future generations.

Leah Dey

We’re here to help you meet your goals!

Our team would be happy to speak with you in confidence about your giving goals, with no obligation.

Name: Kate Greiner

Title : Vice President of Philanthropy

Phone: 704-332-5696

Email: [email protected]

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More ways to make an impact

Gifts in a will or trust

Donations in your will or trust are (by far) the most popular type of planned gift. Learn more, or get help starting your will (for free!).

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Beneficiary designations

Gifting assets not covered by your will — like 401(k) or IRA accounts — may help your heirs avoid unwanted taxes, even if you’re below the estate tax threshold.

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