To qualify as a Founding Member of the Mayo-Giese Coastal Legacy Society, and to be recognized at the 35th Anniversary Gala in 2011, you may make an immediate gift ($5,000 minimum) designated for the Mayo-Giese Endowment or may notify the Center about planned gifts designated for the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. As part of celebration of the 35th Anniversary Year and from time to time thereafter, the roster of members in the Mayo-Giese Coastal Legacy Society will be celebrated and published. Of course, you may also choose to remain anonymous if that is your wish.
The Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies is a 501(c)(3) organization and contributions are deductible for income tax purposes according to IRS guidelines.
Barbara and Stormy Mayo attend a
ceremony in the office of Governor
Michael Dukakis to mark
"Coastal Studies Day" in 1985.
Gifts to the Mayo-Giese Endowment are administered by the Board of Directors of the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, pursuant to the investment policies established by the Board.
The Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies encourages non-designated gifts to the Mayo-Giese Endowment so that proceeds may be allocated when and where the need is greatest.
However, designated gifts are also welcome. For example, a donor's gift, or a series of pledged gifts over time, to the Mayo-Giese Endowment may be made in honor of an individual and used to "endow" a position at the Center--e.g., the "Mary Jones" Memorial Endowment to Underwrite the Position of Director of Marine Mammal Disentanglement-or to support a specific program or strategy--e.g., the "Mary Jones" Memorial Endowment to Underwrite Studies in Sea Level Change.