An annual gift to Trailnet is one way I put my values into action. I really want to see our region become more bicycle and pedestrian friendly and accessible, and Trailnet is a great organization to lead the charge.
Former Trailnet Board Member
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Types of Gifts
Your support for Trailnet helps the organization to accomplish its work in creating a healthier and more active community. Trailnet improves St. Louis’ regional quality of life by offering Bicycle Rides and Recreational Events, promoting Transportation Alternatives, providing Community Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning, collaborating on Trails, Greenways and Bicycle/Pedestrian Compatible Roadways and assisting with Public Outreach and Advocacy. Trailnet has a variety of options for charitable donations. Contact Trailnet’s Membership Department for more information.
You can support the vital work of Trailnet through a one-time general online donation anytime during the year or by permitting to charge a gift each month through the year.
*Monthly payments will continue for a period of 12 months or until cancelled. To cancel monthly donations, please contact the Membership Department at 314-436-1324 x103.
Show Your Support Through Tribute Gifts
You can support Trailnet through a tribute gift in honor of a friend or family member. Your generosity helps Trailnet to encourage healthy, active living, improving the quality of life across the bi-state region!
Make a tribute gift by emailing the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please answer each question fully and completely to ensure that your gift can be properly processed.
- This gift is made In honor of.
- This is a tribute gift for First Name Last Name.
- Notification of tribute gift (amount will not be disclosed) should be mailed to:
Street Address, City, State, Zip
- What is your First Name Last Name and the email address that you used when checking out with PayPal.
Many companies will match their employees’ contributions to charities. You can increase your donation through a matching gift. Please check with your Human Resources Department to see if your company matches gifts to Trailnet.
Tribute contributions to Trailnet are completely tax deductible. For more information, contact Trailnet's Membership Department at 314-436-1324 x103.
Information about other ways to support Trailnet:
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. If your employer has such a program, the impact of your gift to Trailnet may be doubled or possibly tripled, and your membership level and benefits can be upgraded.
Check with your Human Resources Department to see if your company has a matching gift policy. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form and send it completed and signed with your gift to the address below. Trailnet will do the rest.
411 North 10th Street Suite 202
St. Louis, MO 63101
Gifts of Stock
You can support the vital work of Trailnet through a gift of publicly traded securities. The best stocks to donate are those that have increased greatly in value since you purchased them, and particularly if they are now producing a low yield.
By gifting the stock to Trailnet (rather than selling it and donating the proceeds), you receive the federal and state charitable deductions and avoid paying capital gains tax. Both you and Trailnet benefit!
For more information or to notify Trailnet of your intention to make a gift of stock, contact Kevin Keach at 314-436-1324 x107.
Gifts of Property
The Executive Committee of the Trailnet Board of Directors will consider non-cash gifts of real estate, other property or life insurance on a case-by-case basis. Trailnet maintains Gift Acceptance Guidelines to assist with decisions to accept and place a value upon all non-cash charitable donations.
For more information or to discuss making a gift of property, contact Trailnet’s Executive Director Ann Mack at 314-436-1324 x105.
Planned giving, simply defined, is any technique that includes charitable giving in your total financial plan. It is an excellent way to extend your generous support of Trailnet and have meaningful, ongoing impact on the vital work around the region.
In working with donors and their financial advisors to plan major gifts, Trailnet’s Board of Directors is guided by Trailnet’s Gift Acceptance Guidelines. Trailnet gratefully accepts the following planned gift vehicles at this time:
You may transfer assets to Trailnet by naming Trailnet as a beneficiary in your will, your life insurance policy or your retirement or pension plan.
Charitable remainder trust
You may place assets in a tax-exempt trust that provides payments to you for your lifetime or for a specified number of years. At the end of the defined time period, the remainder of the assets will be transferred to Trailnet.
Charitable lead trust
You may place assets in a trust that provides income to Trailnet for a term of years or the remainder of your lifetime. At the end of the defined time period, the assets are returned to the beneficiaries named in the trust.
For more information or to discuss planning a major gift to Trailnet, contact Trailnet’s Executive Director Ann Mack at 314-436-1324 x105.
Earth Share of Missouri
Earth Share is an opportunity, a system and an answer for environmentally and green healthy living conscious employees and workplaces to support dozens of environmental groups at once through a charitable giving drive. Earth Share of Missouri represents familiar names such as Trailnet, The Nature Conservancy, Missouri Parks Association, Missouri Botanical Garden, Ozark Regional Land Trust, World Bird Sanctuary and many more.
Look for Trailnet in your workplace giving campaign, under the Earth Share of Missouri federation. Federal employees can give to Trailnet in the Combined Federal Campaign by using code 75911.
Visit www.earthsharemo.org or call 314-621-6182 for more details.
Earth Share of Missouri and all of the affiliated organizations are classified as 501(c)3 organizations, and contributions are tax-deductible as defined by the IRS.