Gifts of Cash

Gifts of cash are a great way to support the trail and can be put to work immediately. All donations of cash are fully tax deductible as long as no gifts or services were received for the donations. There are three ways to make cash donations to the association; online, by phone and by mail. To make an online donation, you can go to a secure giving site now by clicking on the Online Giving Form here.  If you prefer to use the phone to give us your credit card information, just call (616) 897-0597 and we’ll be happy to help you. To make a gift by mail, please make your check out to the North Country Trail Association and send it to our national headquarters at 229 Main St, Lowell, MI  49331

Giving Clubs of the NCTA
To recognize your giving to the North Country Trail, several giving clubs have been established. Please consider giving at the level of one of the clubs listed below and know that you are a member of a special group of dedicated and generous trail supporters.

Giving Clubs Range Benefits
Pathfinder $100 to $499 Special recognition in the Annual Report, receives one free membership to give to a friend, 20% discount at our Trail Shop
Founders Circle - Trail Blazer $500 to $999 All of the benefits of the Pathfinder above plus an invitation to an annual reception
Founders Circle – Trail Builder $1,000 and up All of the benefits of the Trail Blazer above plus two free gift memberships to give to friends


Gifts in the Honor of or the Memory of Another

A very thoughtful way to honor a friend, colleague, trail buddy or loved one is an honorary or memorial gift to the NCTA. These gifts are recognized immediately with a note sent to the family or the individual who has been celebrated by your caring gift. You will receive a tax deductible receipt and your gift will be recognized in the Annual Report. Our Online Giving Form provides you that option.

Giving a Gift Membership to a Friend

You can celebrate a friend for a birthday or a holiday or just because by buying them a one-year gift membership to the NCTA. They will receive a special card letting them know they are a new member and will receive a host of special benefits as a member including a year’s subscription to the North Star magazine and 10% off at the trail store and you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you have given a great gift that will last all year.  Just click on Gift Membership to make your gift.