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Planned Giving

Percival Baxter gave all of us an incredible example of what one person's generosity can accomplish. For many people, including Friends of Baxter State Park in your estate plans is one of the most powerful ways to support our mission, and make an impact on Baxter State Park that will last forever. Friends can accept many different types of planned gifts, including:

Your legal or financial advisor is best equipped to help you understand the pros and cons of each gift instrument. We may consider other types of planned gifts at the discretion of our Board of Directors. Please click here to download a copy of our complete gift acceptance policy. Our federal tax identification number is 01-0535846.

We strongly encourage you to discuss your gift intentions with Friends of Baxter State Park at an early stage in your planning. If you have already included Friends of Baxter State Park in your estate plans, please contact Aaron Megquier at (207) 975-3787, or write to Friends of Baxter State Park, PO Box 322, Belfast, ME 04915.

Naming Friends of Baxter State Park in your Will

A bequest is one of the simplest and most popular types of planned gifts. Here is sample language to include Friends of Baxter State Park in a will or codicil:

 I give, devise, and bequeath % of the remaining assets of my estate to Friends of Baxter State Park, a Maine charitable corporation with Tax ID# 01-0535846, for its charitable purposes.
I give, devise, and bequeath the sum of $ to Friends of Baxter State Park, a Maine charitable corporation with Tax ID# 01-0535846, for its charitable purposes.
I give, devise, and bequeath the following property to Friends of Baxter State Park, a Maine charitable corporation with Tax ID # 01-0535846, for its charitable purposes: [Description of property].

For general inquiries:
Aaron Megquier
Executive Director, Friends of Baxter State Park
PO Box 322, Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 975-3787
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For technical guidance on gift instruments:
Joseph Pratt
VP and Trust Officer, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
135 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-3883