Ways to give

Donate Today!

Every gift to CRCL is an investment in our mission to unite people in action to achieve a thriving, sustainable Louisiana coast for all.   Whether a one-time or monthly contribution, your tax-deductible donation to CRCL helps grow our work. Thank you for your support!

If you prefer to give a gift via check, simply make check out to CRCL and send to: Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, 3801 Canal Street, Suite 400, New Orleans LA 70119

Donor Advised Fund

Donor-advised funds are the fastest-growing charitable giving vehicle because they are the easiest, and most tax-savvy way to give to charities.  Consider growing your investment in our mission with a contribution from your donor-advised fund (DAF). 

DAF Direct enables you to donate to CRCL directly from your DAF. If your DAF sponsoring organization does not participate in DAF Direct, please have them direct your gift to Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, 3801 Canal Street, Suite 400, New Orleans LA 70119.

Matching GIfts

Double your impact with your company’s matching gift program. Many companies offer a matching gift program to encourage employees to donate to organizations with missions that matter to them. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar and can double, triple or even quadruple the impact of your gift.

Please reach out to your employer to inquire about matching gift opportunities to extend the impact of your gift. Email your matching gift form (which your employer will provide) to Kelly.Messer@crcl.org.

Stocks or Investments

Gifts of publicly traded securities that have appreciated in value allow you to avoid capital gains taxes, while also receiving a tax deduction for your gift.*

To make a gift of stocks or investments, and ensure that we correctly acknowledge you as the donor of the transferred stock, please send the following information to donna.betzer@crcl.org:

  • Broker’s name and email
  • Donor’s name and email
  • Name of the stock
  • Number of shares
  • Date of the stock transfer

Our team will share instructions with your broker on how to transfer stock directly to the CRCL brokerage account.  If you have any questions, please reach out to donna.betzer@crcl.org.

*CRCL is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are deductible as allowed by law. Please speak with your financial adviser about the deductibility of your gift.

Planned Giving

A planned gift to CRCL may help you manage your personal financial plan and extend your ability to help defend out coast for generations. Consider leaving a bequest in your will or establishing a charitable trust to ensure the long-term sustainability of the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. For more information call 504-655-7644.