Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail continues to grow because it is a true community trail, with each of us doing what we can to contribute. Landowners are donating easements. Volunteer board members are donating time and expertise. Area businesses are investing in the trail, because it’s an investment in the communities where their customers and employees live. Please join in the fun. Start by making a donation today.

Our EIN is 82-1312679.

Does your business pay taxes in NH?
Donate via NH Tax Credits from the NH Community Development Finance Authority.

You can make a tax deductible donation to the Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail in many ways:

  • Send a check to Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail, PO Box 610, Warner, NH 03278.
  • Donate online here using a Credit Card or Paypal or DAF Direct.
  • If you are 70-1/2 you may make a direct donation from your IRA that is both Tax Exempt and counts towards your Required Minimum Distribution. This is called a “Qualified Charitable Distribution”. More details from Fidelity here. The IRS speaks to these here.
  • We accept donations through Facebook on our Facebook page.
  • We accept donations through  NetworkForGood.
  • If you sell items on eBay you may donate a portion of the proceeds to Friends of the Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail using eBay for Charity. This saves you money on the selling fees eBay charges.  Its their way of helping you help us.
  • When shopping online at Amazon use instead.  You select the charity you would like to support and every time you shop at Amazon will donate 1% of the sale to your charity.  This costs you nothing and over time builds into a nice donation for your favorite charity, Friends of the Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail!
  • Matching gifts.  We are now part of several matching gift programs.  If your employer supports matching gifts please inquire if giving to Friends of the Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail is a possibility.  We are currently enrolled with Benevity’s Spark programBlackbaud’s Employee Giving, and we are taking the steps necessary to get enrolled with the United Way.
  • You could start a GoFundMe campaign to help support a specific project.
  • Send us an email with questions and we can help make your donation happen.
  • We can accept gifts of stock.
  • Vehicle Donation Web Page:
    or by calling Vehicle Donation Toll-Free Number: 855-500-7433 | 855-500-RIDE
  • You can include the Friends of the Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail in your estate planning.
  • You can wear our logo gear to look good and help spread the word about the Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail. Our Logo Gear Partner is StitchesNH located in Concord NH. Numerous spammers try to post logo gear on our site. Use the link above to order from our official supplier.
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Donations of $100 or more earn a limited edition rail trail baseball cap as a thank you gift.

Have a skill or equipment that might help us build the trail?
Send us an email and introduce yourself at

Just want a day in the outdoors?
Join one of our trail clearing events posted on our Facebook page.