Making a gift of cash is the simplest way to increase CWA’s impact immediately, but there are many other ways to give.

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Learn about our key priorities here.

Learn about our Major Benefactor Program here.

Donate a hunt

There are two ways to donate hunts: You may donate a hunt to our Hunt Program, which opens  private-land hunting opportunities to the public, expanding hunting access in California. Or you may donate hunts to be auctioned off at one of our 100 local fundraising banquets by contacting Christine Mesaros at 916-648-1406 ext. 104 or cmesaros@calwaterfowl.org.

Donate a duck club

Donating your duck club can provide you with immediate tax benefits and ensure that your club is maintained as a resource to both waterfowl and waterfowl hunters. This has been particularly important to benefactors who have no heirs who are interested in waterfowl or waterfowl hunting.

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Planned giving

A planned gift is simply one that uses current tax law to maximize both giving and tax planning. For example, you can make a cash gift, or you can give other appreciated assets and have a greater tax savings.

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Gifts through your estate

Consider joining the CWA Legacy Society – folks who have left a gift of $10,000 or more through their estate. If you have already included CWA in your estate, please let us know so you may be recognized in our annual report of benefactors.

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Corporate partnership

Corporate partnership with California Waterfowl demonstrates publicly that your company shares our commitment to waterfowl and wetland conservation, and to the future of hunting. It also makes your products or services more visible to our members and supporters, as well as participants at a wide variety of our events, from fundraising banquets to camps and clinics to hunts that serve a broad cross-section of California’s hunters.

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Donate a car

If you’ve just purchased a new car or boat, consider donating your old one to California Waterfowl—it’s an easy way to contribute substantial cash value without writing a check. CWA uses https://careasy.org/home for a simple and painless vehicle donation process. Click below or call them at 855-500-7433 to get your donation started.

Donate a vehicle


To learn more about ways to give to California Waterfowl, please call 916-648-1406.