ENSURE THE FUTURE OF BALLONA FOR
GENERATIONS TO COME

For 40 years Friends of Ballona Wetlands has protected the wetlands and educated thousands of students to become environmental stewards. Your investment in the Friends ensures we will continue this important work.

Ways to Give

ONLINE

Make a one-time or recurring online donation here.

WRITE A CHECK

Make your check payable to Friends of Ballona Wetlands and mail to:
Friends of Ballona Wetlands
PO Box 5159
Playa del Rey, CA 90296

GIVE US A CALL

Call us at 310-306-5994 and our staff will assist with your donation and answer any questions you may have.

BECOME A MONTHLY SUSTAINING DONOR

Set up a recurring monthly donation online. By becoming a Friends of Ballona Wetlands monthly sustaining donor, you provide strong and steady funding.

EMPLOYEE GIVING

Many companies like Google, Boeing, Apple, and Symnatec will match the donations that their employees make to non-profits. Some also match their employees’ volunteer hours!

Check with your company’s human resources department to find out about its matching-gift policy.

TRANSFER STOCK

Please help us with your gift of stock! To inquire about making a donation of stock contact Scott Culbertson.

DONOR ADVISED FUNDS

You can support the Friends Education, Restoration, and Science Programs through your donor-advised fund.

If you have a donor advised fund, please recommend a grant to Friends of Ballona Wetlands. Our Federal Identification Number (EIN) is 95-3264072.

PLANNED GIVING

Planned giving provides creative, flexible ways for you to support Friends of Ballona Wetlands now and into the future.

Your gift ensures that bequests of any size will be invested in protecting the Ballona Wetlands for future generations. Through your planned gift, you may be able to make a substantial charitable gift while receiving substantial tax benefits. You can make a planned gift by naming Friends of Ballona Wetlands as a beneficiary in:

  • Your will or living trust

  • Life insurance policies

  • Retirement funds (IRA, 401K, 403B, or pension plan)

To include Friends of Ballona Wetlands in your will, please consider using the following language:

I give and bequeath ____ (dollar amount, percentage of residuary estate, etc.) to Friends of Ballona Wetlands (tax ID #95-3264072), located at 211 Culver Blvd. Suite N, Playa del Rey, CA. 90293

Disclaimer: For informational purposes only. Friends of Ballona Wetlands does not provide legal or tax advisory service. Please consult an attorney who is familiar with the estate laws of the state where you live to draft your will or codicil.

 
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Friends of Ballona Wetlands is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Financial contributions are tax-deductible to the extent the law allows. Tax ID# 95-3264072


Learn More

If you want to know more or have already included Friends of Ballona Wetlands in your plans, please contact Scott Culbertson, Executive Director, at 310-306-5994.


Accountability

You trust Friends of Ballona Wetlands with your money and we are diligent about investing it in our programs. Take a look at our balanced budgets and where the money goes in our Financial Statements and 990s.