Memorials and Tribute Gifts

Honor Someone Special With a Future Gift in Their Name

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by the Natural Resources Defense Council, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting our efforts to preserve the planet. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

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Your payments depend on your age at the time of the donation. If you are younger than 60, we recommend that you learn more about your options and download this FREE guide, Plan for Retirement With a Deferred Gift Annuity.

How It Works

Read an Example

Father and daughter smiling When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising NRDC for its tireless efforts to safeguard the planet.

Sarah decided to make a gift to NRDC in her father's name using retirement plan assets. Not only will her father's legacy live on at NRDC thanks to the gift, but Sarah has peace of mind knowing that she is supporting our work for years to come.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Michelle Mulia-Howell at 212-727-4421 or mmulia-howell@nrdc.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at NRDC. Read to make a gift now? You can make an outright gift in honor or in memory of someone special.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal adviser.
  3. If you make a memorial gift to NRDC through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Information
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.
40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011
Federal Tax ID Number: 13-2654926