A gift to the earth does a world of good.

Here are the steps for completing your online donation:

  1. Fill out the form below with contact information & amount (scroll down for form) 
  2. Push the submit button. You will be directed to the payment page.
  3. If you are not redirected, click here
  4. Choose among two payment options: PayPal or credit/debit card.

50% to the Stewardship Forever Fund

We are currently encouraging our donors with a special limited-time offer. If you check this box, half of your gift will be transferred to the Arc’s Stewardship Forever Fund in the Columbus Foundation, a permanent principle-protected fund that produces annual income dedicated to providing stewardship for our 7000-plus acres of preserves…..forever. This is an essential component of the Arc’s long-range sustainability plan.

Donors giving at least $35 annually will receive:

  • The Arc’s highly acclaimed annual winter magazine in the mail (donations under $35 will receive the magazine digitally)
  • Invitation to annual Donor Gathering Celebration each Fall
  • Confirmation of your fully tax-deductible donation

Prefer to write a check? Send to The Arc of Appalachia, 7660 Cave Road, Bainbridge, OH 45612. Download Donation Form. 

Do you have a favorite land campaign? Restricted donations are accepted, please note on your submission your wishes


Would you like to set up a recurring donation? Click here to create a recurring donation. Be sure to click the check box under the donation amount.

Highlands Nature Sanctuary Financials:
2020 990


Stocks, Gifts and Estate Planning:

A Bequest: To name us in your will, please use our legal name: The Highlands Nature Sanctuary, Inc. Please contact us for our tax ID number at 937-365-1489 or director@arcofappalachia.org

A Charitable Trust: Setting up a trust now can provide endowment funds to the Arc after your passing, while providing the benefit of immediate tax deductions. The Columbus Foundation, one of the largest and most prestigious foundations in the United States, works with the Arc to assist you in this planning process. Contact Brad Britton at 614-251-4000 or bbritton@columbusfoundation.org.

A Gift of Stock: Gifting the Arc with appreciated stocks avoids capital gains tax and the value of the gift is tax deductible. The Columbus Foundation accepts tax-deductible gifts of stock on behalf of the Arc’s education and land acquisition missions. Contact Brad Britton at 614-251-4000 or bbritton@columbusfoundation.org.