Mendocino Land Trust

Working with you to conserve the land
while there's still time...

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Ways to Give

Become a partner in the success of the Land Trust’s mission.

As a local nonprofit, Mendocino Land Trust depends on the support we receive from our community. With the help of our members and donors, we are bringing communities and nature together by connecting people and the land, and inspiring a love of the land.

Your support will be immediately put to use to conserve the land that defines our region.

Here are the ways you can support Mendocino Land Trust:

Set up Monthly Donations

Monthly Giving Program – Be a Conservation Champion Each Month

Your monthly gift will make the difference it takes to ensure every our landscapes and family lands are preserved for future generations.   You will help make sure that conservation happens every month, every time it’s needed.   

Monthly giving is a convenient way to support our work, and even a small monthly gift can make a major difference.  Simply click on the DONATE button and check the "I would like to make this a recurring donation" box. Monthly gifts start at just $10 per month.

You might also check with your bank to see if you can use online bill pay to set up a monthly donation to Mendocino Land Trust for any amount you choose. Most banks make this easy to do online.


Honorary or Memorial Gifts

An honorary or memorial gift to Mendocino Land Trust acknowledges the importance of someone special in your life while creating a lasting tribute. Commemorate a milestone or a significant occasion, such as a birthday, wedding, anniversary or retirement with an honorary gift for a friend or loved one, or give a memorial gift in remembrance.


Become a Business Sponsor or Partner

Are you a business owner in Mendocino County? If so, you know that this is a great place to live, work and play, and that recreation and wild lands are vital to a healthy local economy.

We invite you to join and be a part of the effort to protect Mendocino’s scenic landscapes. When you do, you’ll be connected to an engaged community of members who care about preserving the beauty and heritage of the Mendocino region, and care about getting people from all walks of life outside to enjoy it.

We have a variety of ways you and your business can be involved that provide valuable benefits for you and your business.


Business Sponsors: Our business sponsors donate a minimum of $1,000 per year to support our work, and are featured here, in our print publications, and at our events:    





Business Partners: Our business partners connect their business brand with our mission in creative ways that are mutually beneficial, and receive acknowledgment here, in our online communications, and at our events.   


Special Event Sponsors: Many businesses generously donate food and wine for our events, which is a huge boost for our limited budget.





Community Partners


Transfer a Gift of Stock

Gifts of stock or other securities are also welcomed.  Please email  or call us at 707-962-0470 for more information about gifts of stock or other assets.


Make a Legacy Gift

Mendocino is a place that once you’ve visited, you never forget. The beauty and quaintness and the rural and rugged character inspire a desire to preserve it. Conserve the character of Mendocino County by naming Mendocino Land Trust in your estate plans. By doing so, you will help ensure this legacy continues for generations to come.

Several charitable giving options are available that allow you to make a gift with long-term impact. Your personal circumstances will dictate the best way for you to make a lasting impact with your donation. There are multiple types of planned gifts. When compared to a traditional cash gift planned gifts might provide greater income tax benefits, or current income, or estate tax benefits. We encourage you to talk with your attorney, financial planner or tax specialist before deciding on a course of action.

If you are interested in a planned gift benefiting Mendocino Land Trust, we would be honored to work with you and your advisors to carry out your wishes. Please email or call 707-962-0470.

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