Donating and Volunteering
Because of our many generous and supportive friends in the community, TACS can provide life-long sailing skills to children and adults in our area. We are able to keep our youth program fees affordable, offer sailing opportunities to some of our physically challenged community members, and continue to offer scholarships to those in need. We are able to develop new and unique programs, such as SheSails, our women-only big-boat sailing program. And we can purchase new boats, gear and equipment (such as the floating docks) to keep all our participants safe in the water.
Want to lend a hand? Here are some ways to help:
It’s easy to do and greatly appreciated. There are multiple levels and benefits to our sponsorship program. For more information, please see our sponsorship page.
High School Boosters
Parents pay a registration fee to TACS for coaching, fuel, repairs and MISSA registration fees. To help offset the cost of attending regattas (travel expenses, regatta fees, etc), we have a “Boosters” fund managed by the parents of the sailors.
Scholarships for Area Youth
About 10-15% of our young sailors attend our programs on scholarships. You can help support this program by donating a full or partial scholarship.
Buy-A-Sail Featuring Your Name
TACS is giving sponsors an opportunity to include their name, company name and/or logo for $1,500 per set of sails.
Donate to TACS Permanent Endowment Fund
You can support the work of TACS by making a contribution to the Community Foundation for the TACS Endowment Fund.
Our organization thrives because of the incredible volunteers who steadily make everything happen each year. Volunteer opportunities include Dock Day, boat maintenance and regatta support. You can also help by lending your expertise in marketing, fundraiser events or grant writing. Grants are a major revenue source for TACS. Our program, run by Eric Lind, has met with great success this year; it can be expanded with help from some volunteer grant writers.
Participate in Fundraisers
This year’s annual gala was our biggest ever. You can help by purchasing tickets and by donating items for the silent and live auctions. And watch our website for notice of smaller events throughout the year. You can also hold your own event, big or small, to benefit TACS. Your generosity is deeply appreciated. To donate, please complete the online form at www.tacsailing.org/donations.
Questions? Ideas? Looking to volunteer? Please contact: