Create Your Conservation Legacy

A little planning today can pay big dividends for conservation tomorrow.

SRA Legacy Society

When you notify us that you have named Steep Rock Association as a beneficiary in your estate plans, in whatever manner you have chosen to give, you will be honored by becoming a member of the Steep Rock Legacy Society. Please consider joining this group of dedicated conservationists today and help protect the special places you love forever. If you have already included Steep Rock Association in your estate plans and would like to be recognized as a Legacy Society member, please let us know. Members will be honored annually.

Planned Giving

Investing In Nature. There are many ways you can make a lasting gift that will help Steep Rock Association continue to protect the lands and waters you love far beyond your lifetime. How do you want to be remembered? You can create your legacy, reduce estate taxes and meet your philanthropic goals by simply including Steep Rock Association in your will or estate plan. Consult with your attorney or estate planner to choose the charitable gift that’s right for you.

Giving Options

Life Income Gifts

When you make a life income gift, you receive income payments for a specified number of years; after which, Steep Rock Association receives the remaining principal.

Gift of Life Insurance Policy, IRA or Retirement Plan

Naming Steep Rock Association as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy, financial account or qualified retirement plan is an excellent way to make a larger contribution than you could otherwise provide with a gift of cash or securities during your lifetime.

Life Estate Agreement

Entering into a Life Estate Agreement enables you to donate land or a residence now and still continue to enjoy and use your property during your lifetime.


A bequest is a simple way to give a gift of cash, securities or personal property under the terms of your will. We suggest using the following language when your attorney drafts your will or living trust: I give to Steep Rock Association, Inc., a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Connecticut, with a principal address of 2 Green Hill Road (P.O. Box 279), Washington Depot, CT 06794, [the sum of $] or [ % of my residuary estate] to be used for its general purposes. (Federal Tax identification Number is 06-6069060.)​

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