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Lake Michigan Sail Racing Foundation


 LMSRF works to aid successful organization and management of sail racing activities in the four state region around Lake Michigan. Your donation will enable LMSRF to broaden its Grants-in-Aid program to: 

  • Provide member sailors funding to compete at National and International events; 
  • Provide member sailors funding to compete at US Sailing Championships;
  • Provide member funding for Sailing Instructor certification;
  • Provide member sailing organizations funding to host National and International events; 
  • Provide member sailing organizations funding to host Racing Rules of Sailing seminars; 
  • Provide member sailing organizations funding to host Race Management programs; 
  • Provide member sailing organizations funding to host Safety at Sea seminars; 
  • Provide member sailing organizations funding to host sailing seminars and clinics;
  • Soon provide member sailing organizations establishing a first-time learn-to-sail program with a fleet of small sailboats and a rescue craft. 

Grant recipients share their experiences with reports in Lake Michigan SuRF, our e-newsmagazine, providing additional experience-based education to all subscribers. 

LMSRF is one of a very few Regional Sailing Associations with such a grants program making us a leader in the sport.

• You may donate online immediately
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• You may print a form and mail in your donation today, click here.

• You may join as a Life Member. For a donation of $1,000 you will receive the benefits of Regular membership for the remainder of your natural life - no more annual dues.  Paper form.

• You may donate your boat. When LMSRF derives a benefit of $1,000 or more, you will receive the benefits of Life Membership without ever paying dues again.  Contact Donation Chair Glenn McCarthy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 630.294.5056 for literature and advice on the process.

• You may donate real estate, vehicles, airplanes, stocks and other investments, valuable collections, and other assets. Contact Donation Chair Glenn McCarthy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 630.294.5056 for literature and advice on the process.

• You may donate boat gear.  Simply drop off the boat gear at our partner Nautical Donations (LMSRF Endowment Fund receives the credit).  Complete this form before you go and drop the form and your item(s) off in the container at: Nautical Donations, Inc., Crowley’s Yacht Yard, 3434 E. 95th Street, Chicago, IL  60617. Providing this form at time of donation is critically important to LMSRF being given the funds from your generous donation.  

To learn more about tax considerations for donated assets, please see:  Update on Donated Boats, by Rob Scanlan.

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