How to Give
The Fund welcomes contributions in any amount made as a one-time gift or pledged and paid over time. All contributions to The Maine Women’s Fund are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. There are many ways to invest in the Maine Women’s Fund:
Become a “Kindred Spirit” by committing to a recurring monthly or quarterly contribution. You can maximize your support by spreading your generosity throughout the year.
Transfer of Stock
Contributing stock or appreciated securities is an excellent way to support the mission of the Maine Women’s Fund. For more information, please contact Lauren Dietlin, COO, by email or at 207-774-5513.
Give a Bequest or Planned Gift
Consider designating the Maine Women’s Fund as a beneficiary of your estate. A charitable lead or a remainder trust and other forms of planned giving support the Fund’s growth while providing substantial benefits to you. Consult your attorney or accountant, or contact Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, CEO, by email or at 207-774-5513 for more information.
Donors 70 ½ and older can make gifts directly to the Maine Women’s Fund from an IRA as a tax free charitable gift. An annual upper limit of $100,000 applies. For more information, please contact Lauren Dietlin, COO, by email or at 207-774-5513.
Celebrate a significant occasion—a birth or a birthday, a wedding or a graduation—with a gift to The Maine Women’s Fund, or honor the life of a special friend or relative. We will send a card acknowledging that you have made a contribution in his/her name.
Do you want your gift to have twice the impact? Consult with your employer and find out how you may increase the value of your donation through your Employer’s Matching Gift Program.
Friends of the Maine Women’s Fund have contributed advertising, leadership training, food, raffle items and more. Please contact Sonya Tomlinson, Grants and Outreach Manager, by email or at 207-774-5513 if you have services or items you would like to contribute.
Contributions can be made by check, credit card or marketable securities. Checks can be made payable to Maine Women’s Fund and sent to PO Box 5135, Portland, ME 04101. Print and mail this form to make a contribution by credit card, become a Kindred Spirit or make your gift in someone’s honor or memory.