Ways of Giving

You may make a tax-deductible gift to us in a number of ways. If you have any questions, or have suggestions for additional giving options, please contact us. More than 90 percent of donations goes directly to program expense.

If you wish, your gift may be directed to specific conservation needs or activities that are especially meaningful to you, such as fishing events, hiking trails or stream protection—we invest in your conservation legacy.

Online Giving

By Mail

Mail a gift form with your contribution to:

Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation
P.O. Box 366, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0366.

The gift form allows you to direct your donation to specific conservation needs.

Payroll Deduction

We participate in many workplace-giving campaigns through EarthShare, a network of the country’s most respected conservation organizations. We are also listed as #8447 in the Missouri State Employees Charitable Campaign and #25782 in the Combined Federal Campaign. If you are a Missouri state employee and would like to give to the Foundation, please enter #8447 on your pledge card during your annual Missouri State Employees Charitable Campaign. If you are a federal government or military employee and would like to give to the Foundation, please enter code #25782 on your pledge card during your annual Combined Federal Campaign.

Employer Matching

Many companies and other employers have matching gift programs to support the interests of their employees and to demonstrate their commitment to charitable organizations in their region or community. Ask your human resources or personnel department for a matching gift form to enclose with your contribution to us.

Also, check this listing of employer matching gift programs in Missouri.

Planned Giving

Continue your love of nature and outdoor activities for future generations by designating a planned gift in your will. We welcome your interest to discuss your goals. All inquires will be held in strictest confidence.

FebMar2011089Nolan Brunnworth and his wife Laura have made a planned gift to MCHF. They made MCHF the beneficiary of a life insurance policy to play a role in protecting Missouri’s stream resources for future generations.

The St. Louis family includes two young outdoor users and aspiring conservationists, son Baron (6) and daughter Amelia (5). The Brunnworth’s have created countless family memories, thanks to the abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities in Missouri. They appreciate the foresight of many conservation-minded Missourians. Read more

shawnreesorphotomchfforweb_000$25,000 Memorial Donation Used to Promote Youth Hunting

In 2008, Shawn Reesor, an avid hunter and outdoor enthusiast, was killed in a car accident. Read more about how his family and friends paid tribute to honor Shawn. The first grant has been awarded using these funds. The Department of Conservation will be providing youth waders to loan out during waterfowl season at several of the Department’s wetland areas.

fishingdockDave Studyvin grew up fishing Lake Jacomo in Jackson County and has come to love the lake and wants to leave it a better place for his fellow citizens to enjoy.

Mr. Studyvin’s dream is a reality and a testament to how citizens can leave a conservation legacy for generations to come. Read more about his donation

Berriers001pp_000For Dr. Harry and Lina Berrier of Columbia, at left, an annual gift to the Foundation is part of their Christmas tradition.

The couple designates their donations to MCHF for specific projects that are especially important to them. Read more about the Berriers

MORiver_Rocheportresized_001For Angie and Aaron Jungbluth, at right, paddling on the Missouri River, conservation giving is how they mark their wedding anniversary. Meet the Jungbluths

 

Learn about other ways businesses are supporting the Foundation

Business partners Carroll Wilkerson and Jared Reynolds honor their clients with donations to MCHF. Meet Carroll and Jared

Missouri novelist Stan Crader donates proceeds from his books Paperboy and The Bridge to MCHF. Meet Stan Crader