Choosing the Gift That is Right for You

A planned or estate gift is one of the most impactful ways you can support Friends of Acadia’s work to preserve and protect Acadia National Park now and for generations to come.

Some planned or estate gifts have an immediate impact, some after your lifetime, and many offer tax savings. Explore some options here or contact us using the link below to start a conversation.

Gifts for the Future

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Gifts that Provide Income to You

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Gifts of Assets

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Here’s what some of our planned gift and estate members had to say about what inspires them to give to Acadia now and for future generations.

Mary & Phil Galperin, inspired by a 30+ love affair with Acadia

We feel better knowing what our money is going for, and that we are sharing with others the joy of being here in Acadia. We feel fortunate to be able to give back by our final bequest to Friends of Acadia.

Brenda Beckett & Howie Motenko, giving back to their community

We will do anything we can do to help sustain Acadia so it continues to be a valuable cultural and natural resource.

George B. Dorr Society

The easiest way to leave a legacy for the benefit of Acadia National Park is to include Friends of Acadia in your estate plans. Members and friends who have documented provisions for Friends of Acadia in their estate plans are recognized through the George B. Dorr Society.  
The Dorr Society honors George Bucknam Dorr, gentleman, scholar, and lover of nature, whose dedication to preserving Mount Desert Island helped create Acadia National Park. Each year, George B. Dorr Society members gather for a special appreciation event. 

Start a Conversation

The planned and estate giving program along with the George B. Dorr Society for Estate Giving is generously sponsored by William Blair.

If you are thinking about planning for your future and Acadia’s, contact us and let’s investigate options together. We’ll work with you to find a gift that best fits your unique situation and helps you leave a legacy with Acadia. Click here to contact a member of our team.

Friends of Acadia is registered to raise funds in all states that require charitable registration. See CHARITABLE REGISTRATION DISCLOSURES for states such as Florida that require us to list their disclosure language statements.