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Unless we act, six out of every ten languages around the world stand doomed to extinction over the next 75 years as the last three fluent generations of speakers pass on. Although people like you around the world have become increasingly aware of the language-loss crisis, policymakers have not yet allocated enough resources to substantially turn back the tide of the coming wave of extinctions.
Make a donation today to help TLC assist indigenous communities around the world with the revitalization of their ancestral languages. With your help, these communities will once again resound with the excited voices of the youngest generation speaking the languages of their peoples as they proudly take part in the culture their language encapsulates.
Other Ways to Give
From Stocks and Planned Giving to tribute gifts—you can support TLC’s language-saving work in a number of ways. Check out the links below to explore these and other options—and let your friends and family know about ways that might interest them! If you are making a donation—online or otherwise—be sure to check to see if your employer will match your support.
Become a Language Conservancy Sustainer of Hope with a recurring monthly gift and help us save languages.
Sign up today! You will be contributing toward positive change in the world—every month.
Use the form above and select “Monthly.”
Give by Mail or Phone
The Language Conservancy allows for donations to be made through more traditional avenues, by mail or by phone.
Call (812) 961-6360 to provide your credit card or debit card information over the phone. or mail your donation to:
The Language Conservancy
2620 N. Walnut St., Ste 810
Bloomington, IN 47404
Gifts in U.S. dollars and in foreign currency may be wired directly from your bank to TLC’s bank. Get in contact with us for more information.
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Make a Memorial Donation
Celebrate the life of a friend or loved one by making a donation to The Language Conservancy in their honor or memory. You can express your support, respect, gratitude, or love for a special person in your life with a TLC tribute gift.
Each donation is acknowledged with a card to the person or couple you designate—a reminder of how much you care about them and languages.
Create a Legacy through Bequest
One of the simplest planned gifts is a bequest through your will in which you designate either a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate after other disbursements.
In addition to supporting The Language Conservancy, it serves as an example to your heirs of the values and ideals you hold dear. A bequest also can reduce the amount of your taxable estate, which may increase the actual amount available to loved ones.
Make a Difference with a Planned Gift
There are many different ways that you can support our mission well into the future. We can help you leave a legacy of love for languages and cultures.
If you’d like to support our mission and receive steady payments during your retirement years, a charitable gift annuity may be right for you.
Increase your gift to The Language Conservancy through your employer’s matching gift program. Thousands of companies match their employees’ charitable contributions–sometimes for as much as double the amount of the initial gift.
Corporate or Foundation Giving
There are many ways to plan gifts of lasting significance to save languages and cultures for future generations, including:
• Corporate or Foundation Donations
• Philanthropic Gifts
• Donor Advised Funds
Give Stocks, Bonds, or Mutual Funds
Easily donate your appreciated stocks and mutual funds to help preserve a language. TLC can accept a variety of donation vehicles, including Stocks, Mutual Funds, and Other securities that may be especially attractive to you under the current tax laws.
Gifts of Stock can provide much-needed support for TLC’s conservation projects and offer you financial benefits as well.