You have an opportunity to create a permanent and meaningful legacy with a special gift to one of our programs. We are currently raising funds that offer donors recognition while also providing lasting support for the projects outlined below:
Fallingwater’s windows are suffering from the effects of weather and time. The Fallingwater Window Legacy Fund enables replacement of the house’s current window glass and supports future glass replacement.
You may choose the window that you would like to endow – and become a part of Fallingwater forever. You will receive a commemorative piece of the old Fallingwater glass, framed along with a drawing of the house, specifying the window that you have endowed. To view the opportunities available, visit our interactive website at http://www.fallingwater.org/113.
Each year, WPC organizes more than 13,000 volunteers, plants more than 200,000 flowers, and brings mulch and other equipment to 135 community gardens. These gardens bring neighbors together and serve as a source of community pride. The costs to WPC to maintain these gardens is significant.
You can help WPC sustain this important work by establishing a named garden through an endowment gift to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. You, your family, or a loved one will be recognized in perpetuity on one of our community garden signs. Gifts to endow the community gardens range from $25,000-$250,000 (based on the garden’s size, visibility and location) and can be paid over a period of years.
Other Special Gifts:
Protecting and caring for land:
$2,000: Help to protect an acre of an exceptional Western Pennsylvania property by funding surveying, staffing, and other associated costs
$6,500: Fund a week of hiking trail construction at a WPC-owned natural area
$1,200: Support native plant species with a gift to help control invasive plants on two acres of a WPC-owned natural area
$500+: Support ongoing care of protected lands by giving to the Benjamin Thomas Holland Endowment Fund for Land Stewardship
Protecting our water:
$2,000: Install a stream bank crossing for livestock on a farm
$1,250: Restore 25 feet of stream bank
$600: Plant 50 trees along a stream to curb erosion
Protecting nature through science:
$2,500+: Fund research to prioritize areas for protection from impacts of shale gas development and climate change
$1,350: Fund three days of a scientist’s field work, documenting rare species such as the golden-winged warbler, mountain chorus frog, eastern hellbender salamander, or West Virginia white butterfly
Bringing nature to communities:
$1,800+ per year (based on location; to discuss contact us at email@example.com) Recognize a loved one exclusively on a garden sign as a sole garden sponsor
$1,000+ per year (based on location; to discuss contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org): Recognize a loved one on a garden sign as one of several sponsors
$600: Purchase four street trees for a Pittsburgh neighborhood in need of tree cover
$500: Add perennials to four garden sites to diversify plant types and increase habitat
$500: Fund two days of “Scientists in Schools” program to introduce school children to natural science in the outdoor classrooms created by WPC
Keeping Fallingwater open to the world:
$5,000: Furnish a cottage to support special educational programs
$1,500: Provide a named scholarship for a student’s summer residency internship
$1,200: Fund a day of a conservator’s time to preserve Fallingwater’s priceless collections
$500: Give 20 schoolchildren the opportunity to experience Fallingwater through its onsite educational program
For more information on any of these programs, please contact us at 412-586-2336 or email@example.com