Become a Member

You are making an impact to preserve the beauty and quality of Eagle Mountain Lake!  You have an advocate to work with governmental agencies that impact our lake. YOU HAVE A VOICE!

Join SEML, engage with the community, and stay informed of what's happening at Eagle Mountain Lake.

SEML depends on your membership and donation. It is contributions like yours that have helped us to protect Eagle Mountain Lake since 1985. Everything we do is focused on Eagle Mountain Lake.

  • PROTECT IT FOR TODAY!
  • PROTECT IT FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS!

We invite you to join us because your membership dues are turned into projects that protect the water and programs that educate the public about their part in keeping the Lake’s water clean.

MAKE A DONATION

Your donation to Save Eagle Mountain Lake's annual fund will support our programs and initiatives focused on education, environment, community and historical preservation, public safety, recreation, and arts & culture. Your contribution will foster a vibrant and healthy community at Eagle Mountain Lake and the surrounding communities.

Donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law; Save Eagle Mountain Lake, Inc. Is an IRSregistered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.

If your company matches employee donations, you usually only have to fill out a form in order to double your dollars! Check to see if your company has a matching gift program.

MATCHING GIFT SEARCH

 

 

To make a memorial or honor gift, please click HERE.

Charitable Gifts to SEML come in many forms: IRA, stocks, trusts

Thinking that writing a check and making an outright gift is your only option to protect Eagle Mountain Lake today and for future generations?

Charitable gifts can come in many forms. You might consider one of the following options:

  • IRA — Required Minimum Distribution — Each IRA owner over age 70½ may make a transfer of up to $100,000 per year to a qualified charity. IRA charitable rollovers are tax-free and not included in adjusted gross income. An IRA charitable rollover may fulfill part or all of your required minimum distribution (RMD).
  • Appreciated Stock — With the stock market currently at significant highs, it may be a good time to consider a donation of appreciated stock to SEML. You can take an immediate tax deduction for the full market value of the stock and also avoid the capital-gains tax you might owe by cashing in the securities. Then, using the cash you might have otherwise donated, you can repurchase the same stock at a higher cost basis for capital-gains purposes. Please call SEML for transfer instructions.
  • Transfer by Will, Trust or Beneficiary Designation — You can give assets to SEML at your death through your will, living trust or beneficiary designations on your life insurance and retirement plans. Using this technique, your estate receives an estate tax deduction. You may also consider naming SEML as alternate beneficiaries behind your initial choices.
  • Gifts of Other Assets — Among the assets you can give outright are land, improved real estate, bonds, life insurance, art, rare books, historical maps, and jewelry. You’ll receive an income tax deduction as well as estate tax benefits.
    Or as you begin your Estate Planning, you may also consider one of these options:
  • Charitable Remainder Trust (CRAT) — You can set up an irrevocable trust and transfer an asset(s) to it. Then, the trust makes annual distributions back to you during your lifetime and, possibly, the lifetimes of other persons named by you. When the last beneficiary dies, SEML receives the remaining trust assets. With this, you receive a fixed flow of income, an income tax deduction, estate tax benefits and save on capital gains tax.
  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust (CRUT) — This type of Trust has many similarities to the CRAT above. The most important difference is that payments to you may fluctuate upward or downward depending upon the value of trust assets each year. CRATs and CRUTs are generally used for large donations.
  • Charitable Lead Trust (CLT) — In this case, SEML receives the income first, for a specified period of time, then the remainder goes to someone you designate, usually your children or grandchildren. This works particularly well when the asset is generating good income and growing in value. Using this technique properly can have a material effect in saving estate taxes.
  • Life Estate — With this approach, you retain the right to live in or use real estate, including your personal residence. Upon your death, or your death and the death of some other party with rights to the property, SEML receives the real estate. This plan also allows for you to receive an income tax deduction and estate tax benefits.

Please call SEML for transfer instructions.

We always recommend that before you act, you check with your tax advisor or attorney to see which option works best for your circumstances.

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

Individual

This membership is for individuals only

Become a Member of SEML & support our lake by making a tax-deductible donation today!

USD 50 / 12 months
Family

This membership includes 6 member slot(s)

Family membership up to 6 members.

USD 100 / 12 months
Business Gold

This membership includes 6 member slot(s)

Membership encourages our constituents to shop first with our business members. 

Discounts on tickets to our events

Discounts on event sponsorships

Business Gold Members have the opportunity for naming rights, promo material, & participation at our events

Logo with links to your website listed in the sponsorship area of our website

Business Gold Members get a horizontal advertising space on our website.

Includes a mailing list of all SEML Members

Networking Opportunities

Business Advocacy

Business Gold Members can be featured in our Newsletter

Tax Deductible

Membership shows your dedication to Eagle Mountain Lake and our stakeholders

Membership keeps you up-to-date on the Eagle Mountain Lake Community.

Membership helps you cultivate referrals.

USD 500 / 12 months
Business Bronze

This membership includes 2 member slot(s)

  • Membership encourages our constituents to shop first with our business members. 
  • Discounts on tickets to our events
  • Discounts on event sponsorships
  • Logo with links to your website listed in the sponsorship area of our website
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Business Advocacy
  • Tax Deductible
  • Membership shows your dedication to Eagle Mountain Lake and our stakeholders
  • Membership keeps you up-to-date on the Eagle Mountain Lake Community.
  • Membership helps you cultivate referrals.
USD 250 / 12 months
Business Silver

This membership includes 4 member slot(s)

  • Membership encourages our constituents to shop first with our business members. 
  • Discounts on tickets to our events
  • Discounts on event sponsorships
  • Logo with links to your website listed in the sponsorship area of our website
  • Business Silver Members get a vertical advertising space on our website.
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Business Advocacy
  • Tax Deductible
  • Membership shows your dedication to Eagle Mountain Lake and our stakeholders
  • Membership keeps you up-to-date on the Eagle Mountain Lake Community.
  • Membership helps you cultivate referrals.
USD 350 / 12 months