Support us

Thank you for your interest in the Gates Mills Land Conservancy. Our success is directly related to the individuals and families who have generously supported us in our mission of preserving and maintaining the open space and scenic beauty of this Village along the Chagrin River.

Your membership and donations are important; they help preserve land in Gates Mills! Your contributions help with operational expenses such as land appraisals, legal and accounting fees, office supplies, administrative support costs, office space, and land stewardship expenses.

Ways to support the GMLC

1) Give Online

Please consider the following levels of giving:

  • BENEFACTOR: $50 - $249
  • STEWARD: $250 - $499
  • LEGACY: $500 - $1,499
  • SUSTAINING: $1,500

2) Give by Mail

To make a gift through the mail, please fill out our giving form and mail it along with credit card information or check (made payable to Gates Mills Land Conservancy) to:

Gates Mills Land Conservancy | P.O. Box 13 | Gates Mills, Ohio 44040

3) Consider donating stocks and remember the GMLC in your estate planning. Contact us to learn more.

4) Consider a memorial or honorary donation as a tribute to a friend or loved one. Donations may be made in honor of birthdays, anniversaries, or any special occasion as well as for the memory of a loved one. A notification of your gift will be sent to the family or honoree. 

Many nature lovers will treasure a gift that will help the efforts of land preservation and the protection of natural resources.

5) Employer Matching Gift Program

Does your employer have a gifts matching program? Increase the amount of your giving by an employer-matched gift. Many employers have Matching Gift Programs. Check with your employer and send the appropriate forms to:

Gates Mills Land Conservancy | P.O. Box 13 | Gates Mills, Ohio 44040

6) Volunteer

The Gates Mills Land Conservancy has had measured success in the conservation and preservation of the natural beauty of the Village through the generous vision, time and giving of all its residents.

If you wish to volunteer your time and talent to help the GMLC in its mission to preserve the natural and scenic beauty of the Village, please consider the following opportunities.

We can use your help...

  • serving on one of our committees
  • organizing hiking outings and nature walks
  • stuffing and mailing envelopes
  • planting trees
  • adult educational events
  • children and family educational events
  • land stewardship/clean-up, etc.

 Please contact us at (440) 423-0135 or at