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Legacy Society Challenge Grant

How it works

You have an amazing opportunity to amplify your conservation impact today. In honor of National Make-A-Will Month in August,  donors Valerie Friedman and John Herrmann have generously provided a Legacy Society Challenge Grant of $15,000 to Steep Rock, of which $1,000 will be added to our core funding needs for every new member  enrolled in our Legacy Society program by September 30, 2023.

Thanks to this Challenge Grant, if you join Steep Rock’s Legacy Society by including us in your will or estate plan today, a donation of $1,000 will be made to Steep Rock in your honor —- right now.

Step 1

Name Steep Rock in your will or living trust or as a beneficiary of your retirement or financial account.

Step 2

View and print the Legacy Society Challenge Grant Form. Fill it out and mail (or email) it to our office at PO Box 279, Washington Depot, CT 06794. email:

What Gifts Qualify?

–Will/Living Trust

–IRA/Retirement Account

–Charitable Remainder Trust

–Bank, Brokerage, or Other Financial Account

–Gifts of Land


Questions? Contact Monica Roberto at (860)868-9131 x106

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