Your charitable gift will make a difference in the life of young person.  Donations can be made year-round to the LYC Foundation and are the backbone of our ability to give back to the community.  Donations of all sizes make an impact.

Ways To Give

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Do you shop at  You can support the Foundation year-round just by shopping like you normally do.  When you do, Amazon will donate a percentage of each eligible transaction to the Foundation.  The button below will take you directly to in support of the Lewes Yacht Club Foundation.

Monetary Donations

Monetary donations are tax deductible and will acknowledged by receipt.

  • CASH in the form of a personal or business check should be made payable to LYC Foundation and mailed to LYC Foundation, P.O. Box 2, Lewes, DE 19958.

  • CREDIT CARD options are available online. 

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  • WIRE TRANSFERS are available by contacting our Treasurer at (302) 228-6425 or

  • STOCK & MUTUAL FUNDS may be transferred to thee LYC Foundation by contacting our Treasurer at (302) 228-8596 or

Gifts in kind

In-kind gifts such as boats, vehicles, and nautical items are also welcome upon approval by the Treasurer.  Gifts of this type are tax deductible at their appraised value.  If you would like to make a donation of this type, contact our Treasurer at (302) 645-8596 or

Legacy Gifts

Legacy gifts through estate planning can be made through wills and simple probate-avoidance devices such as living trusts and beneficiary designations on IRAs, 401(k)s, and other financial and investment instruments.  Planning a gift of this type is simple, straightforward, and a special way to ensure your remembrance and legacy.  Legacy gifts can reduce your estate taxes too.

As a donor, you can simply state the Foundation as a beneficiary, the nature of the gift (for example cash or property), and any restrictions on what the Foundation can do with the gift (for example dedicated to the endowment fund or an annual scholarship in your name).  Most banks an other companies usually provide a form for your use.  Information you will need to plan for a legacy gift include:

  • Legal Name: LYC Foundation

  • Address:

  • Tax Identification Number: 27-2542753

If you would like to make a donation of this type, contact our Treasurer at (302) 645-8596 or