Support Nature Connections in Our Community

Your support of Maywood helps us foster environmental stewardship through educational and outdoor programs designed to connect our community with the natural world.

Donation checks can be made payable and mailed to:

Attn: Trust Administrator
3615 Mueller Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

For questions about donations, please call Maywood at (920) 459-3906 or email us.

Memorials and Tribute Gifts:
Honor the life of a loved one, celebrate someone special, or mark a milestone with a tribute gift. Use our donor form to mail a contribution. Or donate online and complete the In Memory/Honor of section of the form. Memorial and honor gifts are recognized in our annual donor listing.

In-Kind Donations: Your contribution of a needed item or service provides valuable support with an immediate impact. Please include this form with your donation. For questions about donating goods or services, please contact our staff.

Thank you to our 2020 Donors

Your support during a difficult year allowed us to adapt and create ways for our community to connect with nature throughout the year. We greatly appreciate each and every one of you. View our 2020 Donor List.

The Environmental Park Trust of Sheboygan County is a 501c3 non-profit (EIN 39-1453449). Please contact your tax advisor regarding the deductibility your gift.

Paver Bricks

Brick 4x8
Brick 8x8

Help pave the entrance to the Ecology Center with your own personal brick. The bricks are available in 4″x8″ or 8″x8″ styles. Annual order deadline for bricks is August 1st. Bricks are placed in mid-October. Proceeds of brick sales support the landscaping fund. Print an order form.

Current Needs

Annual Operations: The Annual Operations Fund provides for program support, publicity, and day-to-day needs of the Trust.

Education Fund: Help support educational opportunities for generations to come through your contribution to this fund.

Arboretum Fund: Gifts to the Arboretum Fund provide for the maintenance, planning, and new plantings in this 5.5 acre section of the park. The Arboretum utilizes native Wisconsin plants, shrubs, and trees and provides visitors the means to see these species up close.

Endowment Fund: The Endowment Fund provides a strong and stable financial future for Maywood. Your original gift remains in the fund perpetually. The collective principle of the fund is invested and only income is used to support projects and programs.

Property Enhancement Fund: Gifts to the Property Enhancement Fund support park development and improvement projects that benefit our entire community. Examples of projects include interpretive signage, maintenance of pond docks, and restoration of habitats.

More Ways To Give

Legacy Giving Through Bequests: Your bequest in support of Maywood can include cash, securities, real estate or personal property. A bequest can be a percentage of your estate or a certain dollar amount and may be designated to a specific project or general use. As a will is an important legal document, we recommend seeking the help of an attorney. Our staff will be able to provide your attorney with the necessary tax information about the Trust of Maywood.

Tax-Free IRA Gifts: If you are 70 ½ years or older, consider a qualified charitable distribution from your IRA directly to The Environmental Park Trust of Sheboygan County. Please contact your IRA administrator for details on how this type of donation may be beneficial to you.

Gifts of Stock: If you would like to make a stock donation to support the mission of Maywood, please contact the Trust Administrator at (920) 459-3906 or email us.

Gifts Through Donor Advised Funds: Would you like to support Maywood through a gift from your Donor Advised Fund (DAF)? As a 501c3 charity, the Environmental Park Trust of Sheboygan County (EIN 39-1453349) is able to accept DAF donations.

Shop The Maywood Ecology Store: The Maywood Ecology Store offers a variety of nature themed books, toys and gifts. Proceeds of store sales support Maywood projects and programs. The store accepts cash or check payments.

AmazonSmile: When you shop Amazon, you can support Maywood. Use this link when shopping.

Amazon Wishlist: Purchase an item from our Amazon Wishlist and have it delivered directly to Maywood if you’d like. View our list.

Thrivent Choice Dollars: Thrivent members can choose to designate their Choice Dollars to Maywood. We are listed as Environmental Park Trust of Sheboygan County and our EIN is 39-1453449.

Facebook Donations: You can now make an online donation using the Donate Button on our Facebook page.

Facebook Fundraiser: Support Maywood’s mission by creating a fundraiser on Maywood’s Facebook Fundraising page. A great way to support Maywood on a birthday, anniversary, or just because. Then encourage your friends and family to make a donation via your fundraiser.