Members of our Evergreen Society, American Forests’ planned giving program, are individuals who have generously included American Forests in their estate plans. Making a commitment to American Forests through your future gift planning is a meaningful way to leave a lasting legacy that will protect and restore our forests for generations to come.
As a member of the Evergreen Society, you will receive many benefits, including recognition in American Forests’ Year in Review, a subscription to our award-winning magazine, and invitations to exclusive events. If you wish to remain anonymous, we will keep all information regarding your gift confidential.
Generally, American Forests accepts estate gifts by being named as a beneficiary in a will, trust, or retirement account, through a donation of stock, or through a life insurance policy. In some cases, American Forests accepts gifts of real estate.
Establishing a legacy gift benefiting American Forests offers a way to meet both your philanthropic objectives and estate planning needs, and getting started is easier than you think.
To make it straightforward and easy for you to begin writing your will, we’ve partnered with FreeWill. Click here to start the process of writing your will at no cost to you. Including a gift to American Forests is a powerful way to protect and restore our forests for decades to come.
This tool is free to you whether you choose to include a gift to American Forests or not, and can be used to create a fully valid legal will or guide you through planning your will before finding a lawyer near you.
We encourage you to notify American Forests once your planning is complete, so that we can properly acknowledge your support. While we would like to thank you publicly, we will respectfully honor requests for anonymity.
Enrollment in the Evergreen Society is easy. After making the necessary arrangements with your attorney or financial planner, please download and complete the commitment form (PDF) and return it to:
1220 L Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20005