Ways to Donate

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act temporarily increased the amount of money that can be deducted through the end of 2021. Please consult your tax advisor to obtain timely and correct information about your donation effect on your tax return.


Direct Amazon Smile to donate to GLCA (free to you)

You may now turn your Amazon purchases into a force for good. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your purchases from them to Garnet Lake Conservation Association. Simply go to Smile.Amazon.com and put in Garnet Lake Conservation Association, Johnsburg under “search for charity” (the category is water resource, wetlands and management). Each time you need to place an order, go to Smile.Amazon.com and it is the same Amazon you know with all the same products, prices and service but you will be generating donations.

It is a win / win!

INSTRUCTIONS FOR DONORS: PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE FORM BELOW AND PRINT OR FILL IN ELECTRONICALY. ONCE COMPLETED PLEASE MAIL US YOUR PRINTED FORM OR EMAIL US YOUR SCANED IMAGE OF THE COMPLETED FORM.



Dear Donor to “Save the Lake” Fundraising campaign

This form is intended to provide:

1. donor information and specific requests

2. delivery instruction (page 2)

3. confirmation of donation receipt from G.L.C.A., Inc.

Kindly please download the form, complete the donor part, and return it to us either as a printed hard copy document or as a scanned image to Contact@GarnetLake.Org

DONOR INFORMATION: Contact Information:

Name: ________________________________

Address: _______________________________

Email: _________________________________

Tel. No.: _______________________________

DONOR SPECIFIC REQUESTS for “Naming the Dam” Contest:

List my name publicly as: ________________________ or: anonymous

Desired Name for the Dam: same as above or: ________________________

DONATION INFORMATION:

I am donating_______________________________ ___________________

(Cash or securities, name, or symbol) Amount or number

My donation is one time or monthly recurring

mailing a check , cash online or transferring securities from ________________

(Name of institution)

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GLCA, Inc. Donation Receipt acknowledgement form:

Garnet Lake Conservation Association Inc, a 501c (3) corporation, EIN # 22-2523689,

gratefully acknowledges receipt of your donation of:

_____________________ __________________ _________________

Cash amount or Denomination or Date received

number of shares name of securities

________________________,________

Signature & title of GLCA officer

Delivery Instructions:

CASH:

Mail a personal check to: GLCA, Inc., P. O. Box 52, Johnsburg, NY 12843

or,

Direct your bank to mail a check to GLCA

Online cash donation via Credit Card or PayPal: follow this QR code to our website or go to:

https://www.garnetlake.org/home/save-the-lake/ways-to-donate

and press this button on the page

SECURITIES:

Donor Advised Funds: Request that your fund administrators make a grant to GLCA., Inc.

see delivery instructions below

Transfer from Personal Brokerage Account: provide this information to your broker:

Receiving Firm: Vanguard Brokerage Services

DTC Clearing Number: 0062

Credit to: Garnet Lake Conservation Association, Inc., account # 23224576

DONATE WITH YOUR DONOR ADVISED FUND

If you participate in a Donor Advised Fund with your individual brokerage house, direct them make a grant to Garnet Lake Conservation Association, EIN# 222523689.. See transfer information below:


Send a personal check, or direct your bank, or your IRA (RMD) ,to send an e-check, one time or recurring monthly, to:

GLCA, Inc.

P. O. Box.52

Johnsburg, NY 12843

Donate (appreciated) securities from your individual portfolio.



Transfer from Personal Brokerage Account: provide this information to your broker:

Receiving Firm: Vanguard Brokerage Services

DTC Clearing Number: 0062

Credit to: Garnet Lake Conservation Association, Inc., account # 23224576



Instructions for transfers from your brokerage institution


Warning ! Transfer initiated after December 15 it may take more than 2 weeks!


For transfers from Fidelity Brokerage to GLCA:

No specific form is required. The donor needs to write a Letter of Instructions to Fidelity, which should include:

Account From, number, name and tax lots of shares

Information from Vanguard with the receiving accounts and DTC number (see above)

If the amount is under 10K: the signed and scanned letter can be uploaded via secure message to Fidelity

If the amount is 10-30K: a phone call is required first

If the amount is greater than 30K: medallion signature guarantee is required in addition to a phone call

Fidelity Private Client tel. # is 1-800-544-5704


For transfers from Vanguard Brokerage to GLCA:

The transfer is done on line. After you log in, go to Forms, Search “gifting” and the forms will be displayed. Follow the online instructions.


Vanguard FLAGSHIP SERVICES tel. # is 8000-345-1344

For other brokerage institutions:

Please call your institution for instructions

HOW TO VALUE YOUR CONTRIBUTION