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Let Forests Be Your Legacy
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Let Forests Be Part of Your Enduring Legacy

Many American Forests supporters have chosen to make forests part of their legacy for future generations. You can ensure your legacy championing the health of our forests, our communities and our planet by making a gift to American Forests in your will or trust or by beneficiary designation.

Your Values

When you include American Forests as a part of your estate plan, you can be part of this incredible legacy:

Sample Language for Your Gift
If you wish to include a gift to American Forests in your will, trust or by beneficiary designation, please use the following information:

“I give to American Forests, (EIN 53-0196544), a nonprofit corporation currently located at 1220 L Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005, or its successor thereto, ______________ [written amount or percentage of the estate] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

Legal Name: American Forests

Tax ID Number: 53-0196544

Address: 1220 L Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005
Tribute Gifts
If you have a friend or loved one who has inspired you or who loved the environment, you can make a legacy gift in their honor. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting testament.
American Forests Can Help in Planning for Your Legacy

Easy Ways to Make Forests Part of Your Legacy

This guide includes easy steps to begin your legacy, including checklists of what you need to create your plan.

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My Legacy Planning Workbook

Whether you are just getting started or already have a will or trust in place, this guide will show you simple ways to include forests in your legacy.

Is American Forests Part of Your Will?

If you have already made a gift to American Forests in your will, trust or by beneficiary designation, please let us know so we can properly thank you and ensure that we receive your gift as you intended. Once we receive confirmation of your intention, we will enroll you in American Forests’ Evergreen Society, so that you can begin to receive the special membership benefits we offer to those who include American Forests in their estate plans.

We're Here to Help

Have questions or need help? Sarah Mitchell, our senior director, individual philanthropy, is here to assist you. Sarah can be reached at smitchell@americanforests.org.

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