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By choosing to give to The Escondido Creek Conservancy today you are making a difference.
Every dollar helps support our mission. Thank you.

There are a variety of ways you can help the Conservancy. Feel free to choose more than one!

  • Set up an automatic monthly donation from your bank
  • Donate online
  • Mail us a check
  • Sign up for Amazon Smile
  • For gifts of stock, land, or to remember the Conservancy in your estate, please contact ann@landconserve.com

Boulder Outlook

Your donation to the Boulder Outlook campaign to build our office includes naming opportunities to honor a loved one or make a statement about your company or family’s support of conservation. Your donation will also rebuild our land fund (which is financing the remodel) so we can preserve more land in the future.

Education Fund

The Escondido Creek Conservancy Education Fund.

Our education programs are reaching more students now than ever before, but with greater impact comes greater costs. We are launching the Escondido Creek Education Fund to sustain our educational programs and continue connecting students to nature.

Heavy Equipment Fund

Help us Rev up restoration! With more land spread throughout the watershed, a land team of 3, and just under 3,000 acres to restore, we are in desperate need of another truck so our land team can divide and conquer! If anyone has connections with dealerships or auctions, knows someone who may be willing to donate their truck, or someone who would be willing to give us a great deal, please send that info our way!

The Missing Lynx

For The Missing Lynx campaign, the Conservancy has prioritized land acquisitions in areas that are contiguous to other preserved lands in the Escondido Creek watershed. With your help, we can protect and preserve these “missing lynx” that are vital to the success of our native species so they can live, and live wild.

Eichen Fund

The Interpretive Center gives a voice to the Escondido Creek watershed, inspiring visitors to feel connected to nature, value open space and the creek, and is full of exciting exhibits, dynamic displays, and interactive activities for visitors to discover. It serves as a venue for fun nature-based programs and events. None of these things would be possible without donations from supporters like you.

Keepers of the Creek

Enroll in regular automatic monthly donations to become a Keeper of the Creek and help the Conservancy revitalize the health of the creek and protect the watershed. Your monthly donation supports land preservation, education programs, and outdoor activities in the Escondido Creek Watershed.

Use your bank’s bill pay service and ensure 100% of your donation goes to the Conservancy. You can also set up your automatic donation through PayPal or other similar services. Become a Keeper of the Creek and watch for special Conservancy programs and activities designed just for you!

Land Legacy Society

A gift to The Escondido Creek Conservancy in your will, trust or other plans will ensure our watershed’s open spaces and wildlife are enjoyed and protected for years to come. The Conservancy is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization, our tax ID is 33-0497525. There are many ways you can arrange a meaningful, tax-deductible gift to the Conservancy, the following listed are the most common.

Of course, we always recommend you work with your advisors to determine which gift(s) is most appropriate for you.

  • An Outright Gift: Cash, personal property, securities, and real estate.
  • Gifts Through a Will or Trust: One of the most common types of planned gifts. You can leave the Conservancy a specific amount or asset, a percentage of your estate, or the remainder after specific gifts to loved ones have been made.
  • Gifts Through a Retirement Plan or Life Insurance: You can name the Conservancy as the beneficiary of your individual retirement account (IRA), 401(k), 403(b), donor-advised fund (DAF), life insurance policy or another account. IF you’re 70 1/2 or older you can roll over your IRA’s required minimum distribution (RMD) annually up to $100,000! Gifts are easy to arrange or modify.
  • Charitable Gift Annuities: Allow me to make a gift, receive income for life, and experience tax benefits. The remainder will benefit my charitable interest.
  • Charitable Remainder Trust/Charitable Annuity Trusts: Legal instruments that provide income and tax benefits to me, leaving the remainder to charity.
  • Gifts or Real Estate: Allow me to deed my home to charity and continue to live there for my lifetime.
  • Charitable Lead Trusts: Allow me to make gifts to a charity for a number of years, and experience tax benefits. My family receives the remainder at substantial tax savings.

Wish List

If you would like to donate items that the Conservancy needs for daily operations, programs, restoration, or events please see our wish list on Amazon: http://a.co/iacn9nZ

Donate While You Shop

Shop on smile.amazon.com for the same selection and prices while supporting the Conservancy, at no cost to you. Just select The Escondido Creek Conservancy at sign-up.

Is my donation secure?

Absolutely. Paypal uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption to protect your information. Your privacy is important to us: we will never share your information with anyone.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

TECC is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization with the IRS, and your donation is fully tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction, please keep your donation receipt as your official record.

Will I get a receipt?

Yes. Paypal will send you a receipt of your donation.