Ways to Give Back

Your gift to RiversEdge West will ensure that rivers are protected now and long into the future.  A gift of any amount is appreciated! 
 
You can:
  • Donate or become a member by giving via cash, check, or credit,
  • Donate stocks or vehicles,
  • Designate RiversEdge West as a beneficiary in your retirement plans, investment accounts, life insurance policies, or bank accounts (see below),
    • Shop on AmazonSmile and designate RiversEdge West as your nonprofit - a portion of your bill will be donated at no cost to you!
    • Shop for groceries at City Market/King Soopers and participate in their Community Rewards Program - another great program where a portion of your bill will be donated at no cost to you!
  • Direct part or all of your tax refund to support our work when filing your taxes
    • Look for the 'Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit' prompt and enter our name (RiversEdge West) and registration number 20083006316 when you file. 
    • Learn more about the ReFUND CO program here: https://refundwhatmatters.org/.
 
Leaving a gift in your living will or trust
 
Consider a gift to RiversEdge West in your will or trust to support a cause that is important in your lifetime. 
 
One of the simplest ways to leave a lasting impact that reflects your values and leaves a positive message to your family and the world is to designate RiversEdge West as a beneficiary in your retirement plans, investment accounts, life insurance policies, or bank accounts. 
 
When you donate stock or mutual funds, you may receive an immediate tax deduction and savings on capital gains taxes. 
 
Other ways to designate a gift to RiversEdge West include having your attorney insert the following into your will or trust:
 
“I give to the RiversEdge West, in Grand Junction, Colorado (insert written amount of gift, percentage of estate, or residuary of estate of description of property).”  
 
If you would like to add RiversEdge West into your existing will, an addendum, or codicil can be added inexpensively if you would like to make this change.  
 
River Legacy Circle
 
If you have already included RiversEdge West in your will, please let us know. With your permission, we would like to include you in our River Legacy Circle, a special group of donors who have informed us that their estate planning includes RiversEdge West.
 
For more information on any of these giving options, please contact our Executive Director, Rusty Lloyd at rlloyd@riversedgewest.org or call 970-256-7400.  
 
RiversEdge West is a not-for-profit organization. It has been granted a federal tax exemption under IRS Code Section 501(c)(3), our tax ID number is 27-0007315.
 
Please watch the video below for more information.
 
 
 
 

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.

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