Support & Giving

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MEMORIAL AND TRIBUTE GIFTS

Memorial gifts are caring ways of recognizing and remembering loved ones.

Tribute gifts are meaningful ways to celebrate life’s notable occasions – births, weddings, graduations, birthdays, anniversaries – or to honor a cherished friend or family member.

A memorial or tribute gift to Maine Family Planning will be acknowledged promptly and appropriately. You can make your memorial or tribute gift online or by mailing a check and an explanation of your gift to P.O. Box 587, Augusta, ME 04332-0587 ATTN: Development.

WORKPLACE GIVING

Maine Family Planning is eligible to receive a charitable donation made through your workplace. MaineShare, United Way and Benevity are examples of giving programs.

MATCHING GIFTS

Many employers, or former employers if you are a retiree, will match your charitable contribution to Maine Family Planning. This can double or even triple your gift! Obtain a matching gift form from your human resources department, complete the employee portion, and enclose it with your donation.

GIFTS OF APPRECIATED SECURITIES (STOCK)

Donating stocks allows you to avoid the capital gains tax and if you itemize deductions, you can also take a charitable deduction for the entire donation amount. We’ve invested in this secure online tool that enables you to donate your appreciated assets in 10 minutes. Learn more and get started. Or if you prefer, contact us at giving@mainefamilyplanning.org and we will provide all the information you need to make a stock gift.

CROWDFUNDING

Social media platforms have made it easier than ever before for us to raise money for the things that we care about. Maine Family Planning’s Development Office can help you set up a crowdfunding page, or you can raise funds yourself through Facebook or other platforms. Please let us know if you fundraise for us so we can thank you!

SHOPPING

Maine Family Planning is registered with AmazonSmile. If you shop with Amazon, please bookmark smile.amazon.com and select Maine Family Planning as your supported charity.

GIFTS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES

Contributions of products or services can fulfill a variety of needs at Maine Family Planning, especially in relation to capital projects or special events. Call our Development Department at 207.622.7524 x3930 or email giving@mainefamilyplanning.org to discuss an in-kind gift of goods, event space, services, etc.

Maine Family Planning is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

Reproductive Justice Champions

Reproductive Justice Champions are donors who make regular gifts to Maine Family Planning by participating in our scheduled giving program. With your authorization, we can automatically charge your credit card monthly, quarterly, etc. The minimum gift per month is $5.00.

  • two people working at a tableScheduled giving is reliable and provides Maine Family Planning with a dependable, year-round source of funding.
  • Scheduled giving is cost effective and saves paper and postage costs.
  • Scheduled giving is convenient and enables you to budget your giving over 12 months.

Click here to become a Reproductive Justice Champion or call our Development Department at 207.622.7524 x3930.

Maine Family Planning is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Special Events & Campaigns

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December 7 at SPACE in Portland, join reproductive rights organizations for a screening of the documentary film, The Janes, with discussion afterwards. 

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick Maine has chosen the Brunswick Area Teen Center and Maine Family Planning to be the beneficiaries of their Concerts for a Cause this year! Western Maine folk quintet Bold Riley will take the stage with their full vocal harmonies, uplifting originals, and joyful reimagining of traditional tunes and covers on February 4. Learn more here: An Evening with Bold Riley – Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, Maine (uubrunswick.org)

And there are more events happening all the time! Be sure you are following MFP on social media and signed up for our e-newsletters to get the most up-to-date information about fun ways to support our work and engage locally!

Planned Giving

Begin your legacy with us.

To help you get started on your plans and legacy, you can useHappy family standing together on a bridge in the forest FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating a legally valid will or trust. It’s easy to use, accessible online and can be completed in 20 minutes. You can use this resource on its own or use it to document your wishes before finalizing your plans with an attorney.

Have you already included a gift in your will or trust? Please fill out this form to let us know! We would love to thank you for your generosity.

Gifts Through Trusts

A charitable lead trust can provide substantial support to Maine Family Planning now, and later pass assets on to heirs with a minimum of gift or estate taxes. Charitable remainder trusts are useful for those who wish to make a charitable gift to Maine Family Planning and receive income for their lifetimes and/or the lifetimes of others.

Maine Family Planning is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

The 1971 Society

The 1971 Society is a special group of friends and supporters who have chosen to invest in the future of Maine Family Planning through gifts in their wills and/or estate plans.

If you have included Maine Family Planning in your will or estate plan, please let us know so that we can thank you and welcome you to The 1971 Society!

Family Planning Association of Maine, Inc d/b/a Maine Family Planning is a 501(c)(3) organization, EIN 01-0317679. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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