How to Support VtF


View the Future invites you to become a part of our efforts to preserve the lasting natural resources, culture, aesthetics, and heritage of the Yachats area. Although much of our work relies on volunteer efforts, financial support is needed for legal fees, land purchases, scientific and land use consultation fees, and other expenses.  As a VtF supporter there is the immeasurable satisfaction of knowing that you are contributing to preserving a part of Oregon’s finest natural wonders.



Please consider a (501(c)(3) tax deductible donation to View the Future.  You may specify one or more of the following funds:

  • Land Acquisition Fund
  • Gerdemann Botanical Preserve Endowment Fund
  • Cultural, Aesthetic & Heritage Fund
  • Gerdemann Maintenance Fund
  • Amanda Trail Fund
  • Yachats Trails Maintenance Fund
  • Local First Nation Interpretive Sign Project

If you would like to split your donation among several projects, please specify the amount or percentage to go to each.

Donate by mail:  just print and fill out the donation form and mail it along with your check. Donations can be mailed to: View the Future, Inc. P.O. Box 443, Yachats OR 97498  

Donate online: Please use the icon in the upper right corner of any page for making a tax deductible donation online to support this important work.  If you are interested in structuring an annual giving program, we would be happy to discuss this with you.

* Donors names will be listed on our web site.  Please indicate if you do not wish your name to be listed.

Other ways you can help support View the Future:


Plan a personal legacy: Remember us in your estate plan, and know that the legacy you leave for future generations is one of a connected and healthy coastal area where people, plants and wildlife all thrive.  Communicate with your estate planner/lawyer on an amount or percentage of your estate to go to View the Future, PO Box 443, Yachats, Oregon 97498.

Honor someone special: Memorial and Tribute gifts are a wonderful way to honor someone special to you by contributing to the conservation of the Yachats area in their name.  You can indicate on our donation form and we will contact them of a gift made in their name.

Shop Amazon Smile (Hyperlink): When you shop Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice, at no extra cost to you. It’s easy, and works with you’re existing Amazon account as long as you shop via and indicate that View the Future is your charity of choice.

Be informed and spread the word. Check the website regularly. Attend community meetings. Tell your friends, guests who visit, anyone you know who care about the future of this area. Refer them to this website.

Donate time. If you are willing to help with mailings, fundraising campaigns, publicity, or technical advice on local land resources, grant writing and the like, let us know.


~ Do Good ~

Conservation Easements are Good for Every Living Thing

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