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Donations to be used for habitat projects within a specific state may be made to the Drummer Fund. Individual chapter fundraising events are the primary source of income to these accounts but individuals or companies may make direct contributions as well. More details...

You can also make an annual gift, an In Memory Of gift, or for any other reason, on the page you can join/renew and/or donate. Determine your donor designation code for your contribution from the below list.  If In Memory Of, and you'd like an acknowledgement of your gift sent, please provide your relationship to and the name of the deceased, and name and address of the next of kin to whom an acknowledgement should be sent.

Current members' donations will be added to your user giving history and count towards Gullion Circle levels but will not increase your membership levels.

Rest assured your donation is going to work for "the birds." See RGS' review by Charity Navigator here.

Thank you in advance! A thank you letter indicating the IRS tax-deductible amount will be sent to individuals giving $250 or more on one order. For lesser amounts, please use your order confirmation and credit card record for tax purposes.


Donation Targets
Code* Gift To
GF General Fund - not restricted
DF State Drummer Fund - funding to assist with a project(s) within specified state
WT Woodcock Telemetry - funding to assist with purchasing transmitters for American woodcock migration study
HD Habitat Defense Fund - funding to assist with legal fees
IM In Memory Of
IH In Honor Of
OT Other

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Donate Later Using Planned Gifts

Have you considered giving over time or from assets other than cash? RGS may accept securities, objects, life insurance, real estate, or bequests including cash or any of the preceding, corporate matching or marketing gifts, and many other options. Our Planned Gifts page provides more details on all of these.

If you would like to do something not indicated here, on the donation page or on the Planned Gifts page, please call RGS toll-free at 1-888-564-6747 M-F 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time to discuss your interests.

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Mission Statement

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

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