Your gift helps to acquire, protect and enhance critical land for the public's use and benefit.


Give a gift of support without the membership benefits or give an extra gift, above and beyond your annual membership.

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Land Fund Donation

Gifts to the Land Fund are used exclusively to cover expenses related to land acquisitions.

Donate to the Land Fund

Memorial Donation

Remember a person who has passed away by gifting in memory of their life and support the outdoors they loved.

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Tribute Donation

Honor a living person or a special occasion with a gift that supports Minnesota’s parks and trails.

Give in Honor Now

Annual Membership

Give a one-time gift to become a member or renew your current membership. You’ll receive a year’s subscription to Minnesota Trails Magazine. Plus, you’ll get our mailed newsletter and you’ll strengthen our mission of protecting the parks and trails you love.

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Sustaining Membership

Each month we’ll charge your credit or debit card in the amount that you specify. You can cancel at any time. Sustainers help reduce administrative costs so more of their gift goes directly to support our mission.

Become a Sustainer

Gift a Membership to Someone Else

Do you know someone who would enjoy getting a subscription to the quarterly Minnesota Trails Magazine? Give them a gift membership!

Give a Gift Membership


Workplace Giving

P&TC participates in several workplace giving campaigns that allow employees to donate through payroll deductions, including Benevity and the Combined Charities Fund (#67614). Check with your employers to see if they offer this option.

Gift of Stock

Gifts of stock can be transferred and save you capital gains tax. Please call or email us prior to sending or transferring the shares so we can ensure your donation is handled properly. Provide the following info:

  • Your name and contact info
  • Expected date of transfer
  • Value of stock at time of transfer
  • Number of shares
  • Name of stock or mutual fund
View PDF instructions

Planned Gifts

There are a number of ways to support our work through planned giving options like gifts by wills, living trusts, retirement plans, life insurance and more.

Learn more

Donor Advised Fund

If you own a donor-advised fund and would like to send a gift, please make checks out to Parks & Trails Council of MN and mail to:

Parks & Trails Council
275 4th St E, Suite 250
St. Paul, MN 55101

P&TC’s tax identification number is 41-1450303.

Alternatively, if your fund is with Fidelity, Schwab, or BNY Mellon, you may recommend a gift below.

By Phone

Call us 651-726-2457 (metro) or 1-800-944-0707 (greater minnesota) and be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Contact information (name, address, phone)
  • Credit card number and expiration date
  • Name and contact information of honoree (for gift of memberships, memorial and honor gifts)

By Mail

Download, print and mail the appropriate PDF form below