Ways to Give
Thank you for wanting to be part of this work! You can use the “Donate” button in the top right corner of the website to donate quickly and effortlessly. Additionally, here are other ways to give.
IRA Charitable Gift
Donor Advised Fund
A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a charitable program which allows donors to make a contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction, and then distribute grants from the fund over time. If you have a DAF, you can transfer funds directly to The Farmers Land Trust by following this link. If you would like to open a DAF, Fidelity, Schwab, and Vanguard are the most popular, although there are other organizations that can assist you.
Company Matching Donations
Many company matching gift programs will match gifts to The Farmers Land Trust, please ask your company about this option. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any appreciated assets, you can donate them to The Farmers Land Trust and avoid capital gains tax while also taking a charitable deduction. Please email email@example.com for more information.
If you prefer to mail in your check please mail it to The Farmers Land Trust, ℅ Kristina Villa PO Box 195, Cookeville, TN 38503.
Other Ways to Give
Donating your farmland, farm, or other real estate property for future generations of food, agriculture, community, and ecosystem health and farm business viability through the Farmland Commons is one of the finest legacies a person can leave to the future. If you are in the early stages of consideration or if you are ready to donate your farmland, farm, or other real estate property, we will work with you to explore and identify the best pathways forward. Please click here to learn more about land legacy gifting.
The most common form of a planned gift is a bequest. List The Farmers Land Trust as a beneficiary in your will or living trust for a fixed amount or a percentage of your estate, as a beneficiary of your life insurance or retirement accounts, and to transfer your farmland, farm, or other real estate property to donate.The Farmers Land Trust accepts both farmable and non-farmable land. Please click here for example language that could be used in a bequest.
Sponsorships & Partnerships
At the national, regional, and local level, The Farmers Land Trust partners with a select group of businesses that align with our values. Please reach out to discuss this opportunity by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.