Planned and Legacy Giving Options

Wanted: Manatee Benefactors; leave a lasting legacy public service adThere are several ways you can leave a legacy to help manatees now and beyond your lifetime. Please be sure to consult your attorney about the best options for you.

About Save the Manatee Club

Save the Manatee Club is recognized as the world’s leading manatee conservation organization. It has been the voice for manatees since 1981, when it was established by singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett and former Florida governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham. Our mission is to protect manatees and their aquatic habitat for future generations.

Read more about Save the Manatee Club’s extensive list of accomplishments.

Estate Planning

The following will assist you and your attorney in including Save the Manatee Club in your planned or legacy giving options:

Legal Name: Save the Manatee Club, Inc.
Address: 317 Wekiva Springs Rd., Suite 100, Longwood, FL 32779
Federal Tax Identification Number: 59-3131709

  • Include Save the Manatee Club in your will or trust.
  • Gift Save the Manatee Club now and receive lifetime income and tax benefits from a gift annuity or charitable remainder trust.
  • Name Save the Manatee Club a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or the remainder of a retirement plan after your lifetime.
  • Donate real estate now and receive tax benefits.

Ready to get started? We’ve partnered with FreeWill to provide the Save the Manatee Club with an online tool to help make estate planning easier. You can write your legal will in 20 minutes or less, at no personal cost, and easily create a gift to support manatees in your plans.

If you would prefer to finalize your will with an attorney, you can also save time with your lawyer by using FreeWill to document your wishes first.

Please consult your attorney or financial planner about including Save the Manatee Club in your estate planning and other planned giving options.

Legal Designation

The following is the legal designation of Save the Manatee Club:

Save the Manatee Club, Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization organized under the laws of Florida and having its offices at 317 Wekiva Springs Rd., Suite 100, Longwood, FL 32779. Federal Tax Identification Number: 59-3131709.

For further information, please contact either Tonya Higgins, Director of Operations and Development, or Patrick Rose, Executive Director.

Save the Manatee Club
317 Wekiva Springs Rd., Suite 100
Longwood, FL 32779

Toll-Free: 1 (800) 432-5646
Local: 407-539-0990

E-mail: or

If you have already included Save the Manatee Club in your plans, please take a moment to let us know so that we can recognize your thoughtfulness and kindness.