All contributions should be made to the to the “Baxter Park Wilderness Fund.”
Gifts often qualify as deductible contributions for
Federal income tax purposes. Please contact your tax advisor for
Wilderness Fund acts like an endowment fund for the benefit of Baxter
State Park. Oversimplifying the situation slightly, the income generated
by your contribution will be distributed to the Park, but the contribution
itself will become part of the Wilderness Fund’s investment
we cannot accept credit card contributions, but we gladly accept
checks and gifts of appreciated securities.
of cash: please make the check payable to the “Baxter
Park Wilderness Fund” and mail it to:
Park Wilderness Fund
c/o John Loyd
1768 Harpswell Neck Road
Harpswell, ME 04079
of securities: please call the office
of Commissioner John F. Loyd at (207) 751-2373 for instructions
regarding mailing securities or transferring them electronically
via a brokerage firm or bank.
Park has long had a policy of refusing conditional gifts —
for example, ones for specific projects or just for certain areas
of the Park. In this same spirit, the Commissioners of the Wilderness
Fund will also refuse conditional gifts, except possibly in unusual
you have questions please call.