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VISTA Summer 2022

What’s in this issue: Steep Rock preserves overview; Climate change, big picture; Hillside on the horizon; Events; You impact; and Conservation, Climate, and Community. Read this issue: VISTA Summer 2022

Give Local: Double Your Impact

Give Local: Double Your Impact

Thank you! Thanks to you and 145 other donors, Steep Rock raised over $70,000 during Give Local on April 26 & 27.   Thank you for protecting the natural spaces, plants and wildlife we all cherish.    2022 Highlights: Match Challenge Dollar for dollar, your gift to Steep Rock was matched up to $15,000 during Give […]

Planned Giving Webinar

Special thanks to everyone who joined us for this Planned Giving webinar on May 2, 2022. Copy of Slides Greenprint Contacts Steep Rock Association and the Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative proudly present a free webinar on estate planning and planned giving entitled “How To Create Your Conservation Legacy” on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 7pm.  This webinar will […]

Donor Advised Funds

Donor Advised Funds (DAF) are a simple way to manage charitable donations. DAFs allow donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction, and then recommend donations to non-profit organizations like Steep Rock from their fund over time.   Gifts made to Steep Rock can be designated for greatest need or directed to special […]

Protect the places you Love

End the year with a gift that protects the places you love.      Every day, Steep Rock protects 5,400 acres of land nestled in Litchfield County, safeguarding essential ecosystems and countless species who call our nature preserves home. But we can’t do this without you.   Your donation is a critical part of our efforts […]

Year In Review

>>DOWNLOAD YEAR IN REVIEW 2021 This holiday season, a time to reflect…    As the year draws to a close and we celebrate the holidays, Steep Rock Association would like to share our appreciation for your support with our “Year in Review” portfolio.  Join me in reflecting upon the past year at Steep Rock and what we love about living, working, and being in Washington, CT.  For nearly a […]


Make A Difference Conservation Connects Us We’re on a mission to fund conservation this #GivingTuesday. Join us and help prove just how much we can accomplish when we work together. We value and need your support. Because the land we save together improves the air we breathe, cleans the water we drink, and forms the […]

Rossiter Circle Dinner 2021 Video production by Rocky Barry Rossiter Circle Dinner 2021 Despite a day of heavy rain, we had a terrific turnout at this year’s Rossiter Circle Dinner on September 5, 2021 with more than 125 guests joining us under a tented sky at our new headquarters at 116 Christian Street adjacent to Macricostas Preserve.    […]

Matching Gifts

 Did you know many companies match donations made by employees, employees’ spouses, and retirees, allowing employees to DOUBLE their generosity and impact? 

Contact your employer today to see if they will match your gift.


 If you are 70½ years of age or older, you can take advantage of a popular gift option called a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) also known as a IRA charitable rollover.  QCDs offer simple ways to benefit Steep Rock and receive tax benefits in return.

To learn more, visit here.

Stock or Wire

If you’d like to give a gift via wire or stock, please reach out to for our account information.


You can donate through your donor advised fund in just three clocks on our website
When granting through your donor-advised fund, please use the following information:

Our legal name: Steep Rock Association, Inc.
Tax ID: #06-6069060
Mailing address: PO Box 279, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Check Donations

Please make checks payable to Steep Rock Association. Our mailing address is:

Steep Rock Association
PO Box 279
Washington Depot, CT 06794