Donation of land to SWT provides the opportunity to expand recreational resources, retain community character and natural resources and protect historic viewscapes, forests, and farms. There are many reasons why landowners may donate land:
desire a federal income tax deduction
Property valued over $5,000 must be substantiated by a qualified appraiser to be eligible for a charitable gift deduction on income taxes. SWT and the appraiser must sign IRS Form 8283.