Monthly Giving – Become a Lake Erie Defender!

Our monthly givers power the important work to continuously support the efforts to keep our Great Lake Erie healthy!  Join the Lake Erie Defenders and make an impact every day!

Donor Advised Funds (DAF)

Donor-advised funds streamline your giving through one charitable tool and allow you to give directly to Lake Erie Foundation, a cause you can believe in now and in the future.  Talk to your advisor about directing your DAF grant to Lake Erie Foundation.

Giving Stocks

By donating stocks or bonds, you reap tax benefits while making impact to the mission to sustain our amazing Great Lake Erie.

Planned Giving – Investing in a Future for a Healthy Lake Erie

Charitable plans that include Lake Erie Foundation have a lasting impact on your legacy and the hope for a healthy Lake Erie, its habitats, and the residents who thrive because of it.  There are numerous ways to structure your planned gifts including life insurance, charitable annuity, charitable lead trust, IRA distribution, and estate assets.  To learn more about your planned giving options, talk to your financial planner.

Corporate Citizenship

Make your impact go even further by partnering with Lake Erie Foundation.  Companies can connect your employees and your social responsibility values to improve our communities and maximize your impact.

Company Match – add Lake Erie Foundation to your list for employee charitable contributions so employees can double the donation.  Employees check with your employer!

Sponsorship – opportunities to amplify your commitment to clean waters through our outreach efforts. We have various levels to meet your goals. Go to this link to sign up.

Special Events – exclusive marketing exposure to a new audience and valued customers. Contact Kate Burke, for more information.

Grants – provide a grant to support our education and outreach efforts.  Contact Kate Burke, to start the process.

Build Awareness – by partnering with LEF, you help to increase awareness and education of the significant challenges that effect the health of Lake Erie.