If you’re interested in donating a good or service to the Canopy Awards Silent Auction, contact our development associate at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.833.9125 and include your name, preferred method of contact and any items you wish to donate. You can also download and mail this Silent Auction Donation Form along with your donation.
While your auction donation will help fund tree planting across D.C., it will also benefit your business/organization in the form of recognition and acknowledgment. As a Silent Auction donor, you will receive:
- Donor name and item will be professionally displayed at the event.
- Listing in the Canopy Awards event program, if donations are received by April 1, 2016.
- Acknowledgment on the donated item’s bid sheet
- Acknowledgment and tax receipt
Frequently Asked Questions
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, your donation is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. When noting the Fair Market Value of your item on the donation form, please note that the value, regardless of the amount, is used for internal gift reporting only. Casey Trees is unable to include the estimated value on a donor receipt or acknowledgment. It is the responsibility of the donor to substantiate the fair market value for his/her own tax purposes.
Can you pick up my donated item?
We are happy to coordinate pick up of donated items on a case-by-case basis.
Where do I ship my item?
Please mail all items to the attention of Logan Knowles at Casey Trees, 3030 12th Street NE, W DC 20017.
Can you make a gift certificate on my behalf?
Yes. If requested, we will create a custom gift certificate to provide to the winner of your item, and will include a copy of the certificate along with the name and contact information of the recipient for your records.