- Be a Friend of the River
- Business & Corporate Support
- Planned Giving
If you’re for the river, we’re for you!
Your donation to Susquehanna National Heritage Area, in any amount, supports our heritage education programs designed for kids and families, shows your support of outdoor recreation, and helps us get folks to the river and on the river.
Gifts can be made by check to Susquehanna National Heritage Area or Online.
Support the Chief Uncas
SNHA purchased the Chief Uncas as our flagship river tour boat in July 2021. After completion of initial USCG required improvements in Cooperstown, transport to Pennsylvania, and final USCG certification as a passenger vessel, SNHA will launch public river tours with the boat in 2022.
Become a Corporate Partner
The Susquehanna Riverlands is an asset for local businesses. What a wonderful region in which to live, work, and play!
Through corporate support of Susquehanna National Heritage Area you raise the profile of your organization by enhancing the valuable recreational resources available to your workforce and helping us attract visitors to this region. You will also play a role in the expansion of our youth programs and field trips to students in additional Lancaster and York County schools, improve access into Native Lands County Park adjoining the Zimmerman Center, make the dream of of visitor shuttles on the river come true, and develop science-based programs to share with people of all ages and abilities.
- Become a sponsor of our Summer Soiree event and be showcased in August
- Contact us to learn more about opportunities for you
- Donate today!
Support Susquehanna National Heritage Area through the PA Education Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC)
If you are an approved business, please help us connect kids to the river! A great way to support our program and receive substantial tax credits for your business. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania created the EITC Program to help stimulate giving to innovative educational organizations. Qualified businesses can earn significant tax credits equal to 75-90% to approved Educational Improvement organizations (EIO). Susquehanna National Heritage area is an approved EIO and is eligible to receive EITC contributions for its educational programs.
Here is a link for more details on how your business can participate in the EITC program. Help us share this rich experience with even more kids!
Corporate Matching Gifts
Does your company have a matching gift program? As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Susquehanna National Heritage Area is eligible to receive corporate matching gifts from participating businesses whose employees support us financially. Check with your employer and to see if your company offers a matching gift opportunity.
Plan Your Legacy
You love the river. You want to share your love of the lower Susquehanna River for generations to come. Plan now to give the gift that keeps on giving for your children and grandchildren. Help us share the legacy of the Susquehannock Indians and instill the inspiration of the river – forever.
Planned gifts can be easy. The most common gifts include:
- A bequest in specific dollar amount.
- A residuary bequest as a percentage of your total estate, or that remaining after other specific gifts have been awarded.
There are giving tools to share what is dear to you about the river, including retirement accounts, charitable remainder trusts, insurance policies, investment accounts, etc. Your attorney or financial advisor can help you determine the best course for you to assure your dreams for the future are met.
Contact your attorney/financial advisor to include Susquehanna Heritage in your estate planning or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org