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    Types of Gifts

    Donate Cash or Check

    This is an easy way support the conservation and environmental education you care about. Please make checks payable to Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter. Mail this with instructions regarding your gift designation.  If you are giving through a Family Foundation or Donor Advised Fund, simply let your fund holder know that you would like to allocate a donation to Swaner. 

    Swaner EcoCenter
    1258 Center Drive
    Park City, UT 84098

    Credit Cards

    To make a credit card gift by phone, call the USU Advancement Services toll free at 1-888-OLD-MAIN (653-6246) or direct at 435-797-1327.  Please have your credit card number, expiration date, address, phone number and gift designation of Swaner EcoCenter ready. 

    To make a credit card gift online, click here:

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    Gifts of Stock

    There may be significant tax advantages from contributing appreciated securities transferred to the Swaner EcoCenter, as a charitable gift. The value of your gift depends upon the market price of these assets when they are given. You should always contact your financial adviser for professional advice regarding charitable contributions of securities. 

    Contact our Development Director:
    Peregrine Bosler
    Peregrine.Bosler@usu.edu
    435-797-8939

    Planned Gifts and Life Insurance

    Leave a legacy or nurturing, education, and preserving by giving through bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, life insurance, and other planned giving vehicles. If you would like to learn more about making a planned gift to Swaner EcoCenter, visit the USU Planned Giving website at or call 435-797-8939.

    Gifts of Property

    Swaner’s 1200-acres is a result of thoughtful donors setting aside land in the name of conservation. You can donate land, tangible personal property or real estate. Before considering a donation of this kind, consult a staff member about maintenance, ongoing costs, and insurance before making this donation.

    Wish List

    Our Little Naturalist program is possible because of the books donors have gifted to Swaner. A Gift In-Kind like this can help us in our education and conservation programs. Due to our limited staff time, we encourage donors to stick to the wish list found at the link below.

    Wish List

    Ways to Give

    Recurring Donations

    This donation is similar to cash and supports Swaner through a monthly, quarterly, or annual gift. You can set up a recurring payment with a credit card through our website or over the phone.

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    Electronic Fund Transfer or Wire Transfer

    Electronic Funds Transfer is a system of transferring money from one bank account directly to another without any paper money changing hands on an ongoing monthly basis. To set up an automatic transfer of funds to Swaner EcoCenter, complete the form below and send it to Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter.

     

    Automatic Transfer Form

    Send to:
    Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter
    1258 Center Drive
    Park City, UT 84098

    Wire Transfer

    A wire transfer is similar to an Electronic Funds Transfer, but it is a one-time transfer only. Please contact us for specific instructions and bank information to complete a gift via wire transfer.

    Contact our Development Director:
    Peregrine Bosler
    Peregrine.Bosler@usu.edu
    435-797-8939

    Pledges

    Are you planning to give a large amount, but over the course of many years? By letting Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter about your intended giving, we can plan our annual budget to strategically meet programmatic goals that require funding. Fill out a pledge form, and help us plan ahead.

    Endowments

    Would you like to see your legacy live on at Swaner EcoCenter? You can make a donation to help us endow a staff position or endow our programming. Please consult with staff when considering this significant gift.

    Contact our Development Director:
    Peregrine Bosler
    Peregrine.Bosler@usu.edu
    435-797-8939

    Faculty and Staff Giving

    Whether you are part of our outstanding faculty or a dedicated staff member at USU, you can contribute to the mission of Swaner EcoCenter in numerous ways.  If you are interested in also supporting Swaner EcoCenter financially, there are many ways to make a gift.

    Contact Assistant Director of Gift Management:
    Wendy Oliverson

    435-797-1327
    wendy.oliverson@usu.edu
    Or toll-free 1-888-OLD-MAIN (653-6246)

    Matching Gift

    Through matching gift programs, many companies allow employees the opportunity to multiply the impact of their personal contributions.  If your company sponsors a matching gift program, you can easily increase the impact your gift will have on Swaner’s programs.  Most participating companies will match employee gifts dollar for dollar.  Some will even double- or triple-match a gift.

    To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, use our Matching Gift Employer Search

    If your company matches, request a matching gift form from your human resource department, and send it completed and signed to:
    Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter
    1258 Center Drive
    Park City, UT 84098

    Sally Tauber

     Name: Peregrine Bosler

     Position: Director of Development

     E-mail: Peregrine.Bosler@usu.edu

     Phone: 435-797-8939