Take Action

Every gift helps build a bluer Tahoe

Explore your options for supporting our shared mission to protect and preserve Lake Tahoe.
  • Give in honor or in memory
    • Honor and remember your loved ones with a special contribution to Keep Tahoe Blue. Check “Dedicate my donation in honor or in memory of someone” when filling out our donation form.
    • If you want to notify someone of your gift, include their contact information in the “Recipient information” section along with a thoughtful message. 
  • Donate stock
    • What is a stock gift? 
      • Many donors choose to make gifts in the form of stocks, bonds or mutual fund shares. Donors of securities may gain tax benefits by giving long-term securities that have appreciated in value. 
    • How do I donate stock? 
      • To transfer shares to the brokerage account of the beneficiary via electronic transfer, please email the Finance Director melissa@keeptahoeblue.org to receive specific instructions. 
      • Please include your name and contact information when transferring stock so the League can formally record and acknowledge your contribution.  
  • Donate through your donor advised fund
    • What is a donor-advised fund? 
      • A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite causes. If you have a donor-advised fund, DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to the League to Save Lake Tahoe, directly from your DAF. 
    • How does it work? 
      • Establish your DAF by making an irrevocable, tax-deductible donation to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program. 
      • Direct the investment allocation of the donated assets  
      • Recommend grants to the charities you support, with the option of being recognized or remaining anonymous. 
      • Become eligible to take an immediate tax deduction.
  • Leave a legacy
    • Want to leave a legacy for future generations? 
      • Leaving even 1% of your estate can make a lasting difference for the clear blue waters of Lake Tahoe for generations to come. Plan your bequest to the League to Save Lake Tahoe or make changes to your existing will and claim your part in the history of Keep Tahoe Blue.  
      • Reach out to membership@keeptahoeblue.org to learn more. 
  • Corporate giving
    • What is corporate giving? 
      • The League partners with corporations of all sizes, allowing your business to take an important part in Lake-saving work.  
      • Reach out to membership@keeptahoeblue.org to learn more. 

About Donations to the League

Tax Information:

  • The League to Save Lake Tahoe is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.
  • Tax ID Number: 94-6128680 
  • Your charitable gift may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax professional for more information.

Email membership@keeptahoeblue.org for any of the following: 

  • Need a copy of a gift acknowledgement letter? 
  • Want to change your monthly or yearly giving plan? 
  • Comment, question, or concern. 

Thank you for keeping Tahoe blue