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Frequent Questions

Have you ever had a question and didn’t know where to find the answer? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

This section is a compilation of answers to the questions most commonly asked by our constituents. Just start by following one of the links below. If you can’t find the question you wanted to ask, don’t hesitate to contact us.

  1. Is The New York State Council of Trout Unlimited a non-profit organization?

    The New York Council of Trout Unlimited (“NYSCTU”), a tax-exempt 503(c) non-profit organization, operates as an affiliate of the national Trout Unlimited organization. NYSCTU is financially independent. Contributions are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law. The EIN Number for The New York State Council of Trout Unlimited is 23-7355317.

  2. How can I make a donation to NYSCTU?

    Please go to the “How To Help” tab. Your generous donations, in any amount, by debit or credit card are greatly appreciated. You may also mail your contribution using the Donation. As outlined on the “Other Ways To Give” tab, other options are available.

  3. If your Chapter has a website or a page on NYSCTU’s website, please visit one of these. Otherwise, please contact the Treasurer of your Chapter for additional instructions.

  4. How will my contribution be invested when I donate to NYSCTU?

    At least 92% of all contributions received are directed to NYSCTU’s mission and its programs and initiatives such as conservation, community outreach and education. NYSCTU has no paid employees and incurs minimal overhead expenses. So, contributions are put to work to advance NYSCTU’s mission and attain its vision.

  5. NYSCTU is governed by an Executive Committee of New York based Chapter members. The Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer along with Nine Regional Vice Presidents are elected to 2 year terms. There are no term limits so some Executive Committee members have served for many years.