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 Your gifts help us preserve land for everyone now and into the future.  Join the 600 households and businesses who support our work. Our donors have helped conserve over 4500 acres of preserves, trails, wildlife habitat and farms.

Your donation makes you an RRCT member. Use the form below for credit and debit cards, or make checks payable to RRCT, P.O. Box 90, Yarmouth, ME 04096.  Call or email us for any questions at (207) 847-9399 or info@RRCT.org 

RRCT Giving Societies

Our giving societies recognize those who give generously on a variety of levels annually. Join us and be recognized on our website, receive email updates and invites to all of our events. Help save land now for our current and future generations. You can view our ever-growing list: RRCT’s giving societies or join or renew now by donating today using online forms or payment option at the bottom of this page.

Business Partnership Donations (Credit, Debit, Paypal, Check, more)

Become a conservation leader by joining RRCT as a business partner. Your business will help save land and promote clean water and air, while protecting the recreational and historic value of the Royal River region for future generations. To find out more and for online donation and other payment options visit: Business Partnerships.

Sponsorship, Events and Tickets

RRCT has two annual fundraising events. Join us for summer fundraiser that celebrates land conservation successes and partnerships. Visit RRCT Celebrates! for tickets or more information. Our signature Run of the Royal canoe race in Yarmouth (Cancelled for 2021) is popular for spectators, paddlers, and vendors. Visit the Run of the Royal Corporate Canoe Challenge for more information and race registration. For information on our other free events, visit our Events and Programs page. If your business would like to make payment to sponsor any of these events, or to learn how your business can participate in RRCT’s work, go to Business Partnerships.

The Rain or Shine Fund

This fund allows us to invest in free and better access to Maine’s outdoors for everyone. To have your dollars go straight to projects that address issues like getting people from low income backgrounds into the outdoors or creating mobility access to the outdoors visit: Rain or Shine Fund or making a targeted donation today using the form at the bottom of this page.

Land Acquisition Reserve Fund

If you’d like your donation to cover costs associated with acquiring land, easements and long term reserves check the Land Acquisition Fund box on the donate form below. This fund was established in 2016 and has already supported many opportunities for conservation acquisitions as our communities grow and thrive. With this strong fund, we seize opportunities as they arise. For donations, scroll below to the form on this page. For additional information visit:  Land Acquisition Reserve Fund.

Royal River Restoration Fund

If you would like your donation to be directed toward river restoration, dam removal, and the health of the river, click the Royal River Restoration Fund box on the form far below.  RRCT administers this fund in close coordination with the Royal River Alliance. To learn more about local efforts to restore the Royal River visit: River Restoration and Water Quality.

Planned Giving

Leaving a legacy for future generations through planned gifts is a great way to support conservation. By including Royal River Conservation Trust in your estate plans you can give a gift that lasts beyond your lifetime. For more information on planned giving visit: Planned Giving

Call or email Executive Director Alan Stearns or Development Coordinator Carrie Ridgway with any questions, or if you’d like to explore other donation options, including gifts of appreciated stock, IRA distributions, or donations of land or conservation easements. We appreciate all donations of any size, to keep all of our programs free and open to all. Scroll below to see all of the different ways you can support RRCT.