Your Commitment Today Protects Our Tomorrow

Planned Giving is more than a donation, it is a beacon of hope for future guardians of our environment. By including Sonoma County Conservation Action in your estate planning, you are not only asserting your passion for environmental preservation but also inspiring others to join in a legacy of conservation.

We understand that estate planning can feel complex, which is why we’ve partnered with FreeWill, a free estate planning service that simplifies the process of writing your will and including bequests to causes you care deeply about.

Using FreeWill’s intuitive platform, you can confidently secure your legacy and make a powerful commitment to environmental protection without any cost. It’s an accessible way to ensure that your passion for Sonoma County’s natural heritage lives on.

Explore your planned giving options, or use this online tool to create your estate plan for free, and include a legacy gift to Sonoma County Conservation Action. Courtesy of our partnership with FreeWill, this tool guides you through the process in 20 minutes or less and makes it easier than ever to join our Heritage Society with a lasting commitment to environmental protection. Start writing your free will here today!

Ways To Give

Stock Giving

Transform your stocks into thriving woodlands and flourishing ecosystems with SCCA. When you generously donate your stocks and securities, you’re not just planting seeds for change you’re nurturing a future where nature and communities prosper together.

Meet your giving goals, enjoy potential tax benefits, and contribute to the change you want to see. That’s a triple-win.

Qualified Charitable Distributions

Are you 70½ years or older and passionate about protecting the natural splendor of Sonoma County? Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs), also known as IRA Charitable Rollovers, offer a wise and tax-savvy path to make a significant environmental impact..

Whether you are considering a QCD gift now or in the future, wish to receive a tax acknowledgment for a generous donation made, or simply want to explore the benefits of QCDs further, we’re here to help

Donor Advised Funds

Are you looking for a flexible way to manage your philanthropy and make a lasting impact on Sonoma County’s environment? Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) provide a simple, tax-efficient solution to support Sonoma County Conservation Action over time.

Whether you aim to support environmental education, back sustainable policy advocacy, or help safeguard our county’s precious ecosystems, a DAF gives you the power to keep your charitable contributions growing and going where they are needed most.

Ready to put your Donor Advised Funds into action for a greener Sonoma County? Connect with us to learn how your DAF can serve as a potent tool for environmental stewardship today and for future generations.


Estate Planning

Our self-help solutions for common estate planning needs help you create a legal will completely free of charge, and make it easy to create other important estate planning documents so you are prepared for your future.


Wills or revocable trusts are the best way to protect the people and communities you love by giving exact instructions on how to handle your estate.


An endowment enables you to have an estate plan to support SCCA’s future and protect what they love. This free tool helps you write or update your legal will, protect your loved ones and assets, and can even be used to create a lasting legacy.

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    Sonoma County Conservation Action is the political arm of the grass-roots environmental movement in Sonoma County. Because we work politically, we are designated 501(c)4 by the IRS. Donations to SCCA are not tax deductible but can be used to lobby voters directly and to endorse responsible candidates.