Explore Gift Planning

“I support the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust because the work it does, and the work I expect it to do in the future, offers the best chance of preserving what is so very special about this place.”

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Ben Bowditch

Board Member | Legacy Society Member | Seasonal Resident

Notify RLHT

We hope you’ll let us know when you have named RLHT in your will or trust so that we can thank you. Of course, if you wish to remain anonymous, we’ll gladly honor your request.


Start a Confidential Conversation

We aspire to be your partner to determine how best to align your philanthropic goals and objectives with the Trust’s mission and strategic initiatives. Our experienced staff can help you assess what types of assets you might give to RLHT and how you might go about planning for a legacy gift that best reflects your desires and interests. As with all planning, please consult with your advisors to determine the best approach for you and your family.

Patrick Sullivan

Patrick Sullivan

Development Associate


Join the Height of Land Society

Height of Land Society members donate over $1000 annually to RLHT. As a Height of Land member, you’ll enjoy special benefits, including personalized briefings on the Trust’s work and invitations to small gatherings featuring speakers and group conversation on such topics as the region’s ecology and outstanding fish, wildlife, and scenic values.


The Legacy Society
Gift Intention Form

The Trust’s Legacy Society offers you the opportunity to join others who have made a charitable contribution to the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust through a bequest or estate plan. Remembering the Trust through a planned gift ensures that our work will remain viable for years to come while advancing your own financial plan. We will be creating your vision for conserving the beauty of the Rangeley Region long after your lifetime. Our work, and the lives we touch, can be your legacy.


We would like to honor all those who have made a bequest in their will or estate plan. If you have made a commitment, please fill out the following information so we may honor your gift.

Your information will be kept strictly confidential and used for planning purposes only. This form is non-binding and does not constitute a legal promise of any future donation. We understand your estate plans may change.


Thank you for your continued commitment. Completion of this form is a notification of intent only and not intended to be legally binding. Please discuss your planned giving intentions with your professional financial and legal advisors.


Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization recognized by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID Number 01-0472641.

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Conserving 16,000 acres didn’t happen without the careful planning and consideration of people like you. 


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