Ways to Give
As a not-for-profit agency we depend on tax-deductible donations from people like you to help provide camp experiences for hundreds of children each summer. Donating online is safe and secure, but if you'd prefer to donate by check, please use our printable donation form. Cambridge Camping is a 501(c)3 organization. Our tax ID number is 04-6002073.
If your gift is in honor of or in memory of someone, please use our In Honor or In Memory donation form.
In celebration of a birthday, anniversary, graduation, holiday or special event, consider making a gift to Cambridge Camping in honor of someone you care about. A handwritten card will be sent to the honoree and you will receive a thank you letter.
To make a tribute gift, please click here (link to network for good). If you would like to mail your gift to our office, please include the name and mailing address of the person you are honoring. We will send a handwritten notification or an email notification of your gift, per your preference.
Thank you for choosing to honor the memory of your loved one by giving a gift in support of Cambridge Camping’s youth. We will send a handwritten card to the family of the departed to inform them that you have honored their loved ones by supporting Cambridge Camping.
To make a memorial gift, please click here (link to network for good). If you would like to mail your gift to our office, please include the name and mailing address of the person we should notify of your gift. We will send a handwritten notification or an email notification of your gift, per your preference. You might also consider requesting that donations in memory of your departed loved one be made to Cambridge Camping in lieu of flowers.
Weddings & Celebrations
What better way to mark an important milestone than by providing a meaningful camp experience for children who would otherwise miss out? Consider requesting charitable gifts to Cambridge Camping on your wedding registry or website.
Sponsorship options at our annual River Ride Event
Host an event (naming CCA beneficiary)
Provide meaningful volunteer opportunities for employees
Monthly Giving Day
Organize a jeans day at work and ask everyone to donate a few dollars to get to wear jeans, or favorite sports team jersey.
Corporate Matching Gifts (see below)
Corporate matching gifts are a great way for Cambridge Camping supporters to maximize personal contributions and increase the impact of their gift. By taking advantage of a company's matching gift benefit, you may be able to double or even triple the amount of a contribution.
How does my gift get matched?
First, find out if your company matches gifts – your supervisor or Human Resources department will be able to tell you. Each company has its own guidelines for employees, spouses, retirees and widows/widowers. Most corporate procedures are simple:
Request a Matching Gift Form from your company.
Complete and submit the form to Cambridge Camping along with your gift.
Cambridge Camping will verify the completed form and return it to the company.
The company issues a matching gift contribution to Cambridge Camping.
Completed forms can be sent with your personal gift to:
99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
Gift of Stock
Please call our office at 617-864-0960 to give the gift of stock.
The most familiar planned gift model the creation of a bequest through your will. With the advice of your attorney, you can arrange a gift based on a percentage or specific amount. A planned gift may offer advantages to you and your loved ones. Generally, bequests are not subject to state inheritance or estate taxes. Consult your attorney to determine tax benefits.
Some other planned giving possibilities include:
- Appreciated stocks and securities
- Life Insurance policies
- Retirement monies
- Savings account
- Real estate