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Our Mission: The Franklin Land Trust works with landowners
and communities to protect their farms, forests, and other
natural resources significant  to the environmental quality, economy and rural character of our region.

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(NOTE: By clicking the "donate" button, you will be taken to a secure page where you may choose your donation amount.)


We'd like to take a moment to thank the over 1,000 members and friends support the work of the Franklin Land Trust (friend's list)!


A special thanks to our Foundation supporters:
The 1772 Foundation
Field's Pond Foundation, Inc.
The Biber Foundation
Norcross Wildlife Foundation
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
George H. & Jane A. Mifflin Fund
Open Space Institute
Kohlberg Foundation
William P. Wharton Trust
Massachusetts Cultural Council & the local Cultural Councils of Ashfield, Bernardston, Buckland, Cummington, Gill, Plainfield, Rowe, Shelburne and Whately.
MA Stewardship Incentive Program
National Resources Conservation Service/Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program.


Are YOU ready to join?
Please see our membership form below and make the commitment to permanently protect the working landscapes and rural, scenic character of western Massachusetts for years to come. Future generations will thank you.  


Does your company have a Matching Gifts Program? Check here.


Are you interested in information about our Planned Giving program?


Member Benefits


When You Give, You Receive Something in Return
Aside from supporting the work of the Franklin Land Trust, your membership benefits you personally!


Special Benefits for All Members Include:


  • Franklin Land Trust bi-annual newsletter

  • Member news & information

  • Advance notice and invitation to special events

  • Invitation to our annual Member's Picnic

  • Free/discounted workshops and protected property hikes

  • The knowledge that your membership helps to protect the
    farms, forests and other natural resources significant to
    the environmental quality, economy and rural character
    of our region.


Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Franklin Land Trust.

The Franklin Land Trust is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization.
Tax Exempt Identification Number: 22-2744488

Please view our Annual Report or IRS 990 for financial information about the Land Trust.


 You may proceed in a few ways:

1. You may print out our membership form and send the completed form along with your contribution to: Franklin Land Trust, P.O. Box 450, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370.

2. You may call our office at (413) 625-9152 x3 and we will take your information over the telephone.


3. You may become a donor online today by using our secure server.

4. See if your place of business has a matching gifts program.


Franklin Land Trust, Inc.  5 Mechanic Street, P.O. Box 450, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
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