How You Can Support Us

Become a Member of the Foundation

To join the Vermilion County Conservation Foundation print the form below and mail in with your tax deductible check to:  Vermilion County Conservation Foundation, c/o Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 East 900 North, Westville, IL 61883.

Levels of Membership:

  • Regular Membership $25
  • Supporting Membership $50
  • Patron $100
  • Life: payable in up to four installments if preferred $1000

Click here for the membership form   VCCF MEMBERSHIP FORM

Donate to the KRT

The Kickapoo Rail Trail Committee is gearing up for the upcoming construction season.  Now that construction on the eastern portion may begin this summer, funding is again becoming a concerted endeavor.  Please do what you can to make this great project come to completion.  You may donate to the KRT in general, or specify funds for the eastern or western portions.  Click the Kickapoo Rail Trail link on the home page to make your tax deductible donation or online at:

www.ccfpd.org/forest-preserve/kickapoo-rail-trail

 

Commemorative Walkway

Commemorative Walkway logo-highThe Commemorative Walkway at the Bunker Hill Historic Area of Kennekuk County Park offers an opportunity for people to recognize a special achievement such as a retirement, graduation, promotion, wedding or anniversary or just to show your support for the Vermilion County Conservation Foundation.

commemorative sign resizedThe walkway can also provide a means to establish a lasting memorial to a loved one.

The specially engraved bricks come in two sizes with the regular sized brick (4″x8″) selling for one-hundred dollars, while the oversized brick (8″x8″) sell for $200.  Any number of characters from zero up to but not exceeding fifteen can be included on each line.

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Enclose a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE check payable to:

VERMILION COUNTY CONSERVATION FOUNDATION
c/o Forest Glen Preserve
20301 East 900 North
Westville, IL 61883

Proceeds from the sale of the bricks go towards the programs, activities and projects of the VCCFoundation.

Click here to go to the Brick Lettering Form

Commemorative Medallions
for the Kennekuk Environmental Education Center

vccdf-PrecisionEngraving-modHere is Larry Lovett, working in his shop in Georgetown, IL making commemorative medallions for the Kennekuk Environmental Education Center.

These medallions are available in silver and bronze and are pictured below.  Silver version: $50; Bronze version $25.

To purchase your own Commemorative Medallions stop by the Kennekuk County Park Visitor Center during business hours, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.

 

Larry Lovett

Honorary, Memorial and Special Gifts

The Vermilion County Conservation Foundation offers many opportunities to show your support to someone through an honorary gift.  Your gift may be in honor of a holiday, wedding, anniversary, birthday or for no reason at all.

A gift could be made in memory of someone who has passed.  A gift can be given for a specific purpose or project.

Currently there are many gifting opportunities with naming rights with the upcoming Phase 2 and 3 of the Kennekuk Environmental Education Center.

For more details call the VCCD office at (217) 662-2142.  Your gift is very much appreciated and know that it will be used effectively for their intended purposes.

Bequests

A widely chosen method of leaving a legacy gift is to remember the Vermilion County Conservation Foundation in a will or living trust.  You may leave a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, a residual amount of your estate after obligations are met or leave a particular asset such as securities, real estate, life insurance, retirement account or valuable personal property.

For more details call the VCCD office at (217) 662-2142.  Your gift is very much appreciated and know that it will be used effectively for their intended purposes.

The Vermilion County Conservation Foundation is a 501 (C)(3) organization.  Your contribution may qualify for a tax deduction based on your individual circumstance.  The VCCFoundation’s tax identification number may be available on request.