Support the Stone Trust

Through your generous support a craft rooted in millennia of tradition continues to spread throughout North America. Since 2010 the Stone Trust has offered training in the art and craft of dry stone walling in order to preserve and advance the calling.
You come to the Stone Trust to engage with waller-teachers, professional dry stone wallers steeped in the craft. You come to experience the ethos they perpetuate–to honor the craft, to value the stone we use to execute it, and to hold in regard all creatures in the locales where our projects take shape.
In 2023 the Stone Trust continued to expand opportunities to learn the art and craft of dry stone walling. Especially significant, each training site increased opportunities to certify as a Dry Stone Walling Association waller. Wallers pursuing certification build to increasingly high standards, assuring the preservation of the ancient trade. With your participation and your generous support the Stone Trust walling community continues to grow. Thank you!
As we move into 2024, you can expect continued efforts to make training in dry stone walling easily accessible. Your generous donation helps ensure that both walling and teaching expertise inform every interaction. With your gift you help safeguard the attitude of respect for the craft and for each member of our growing walling community.
A tradition endures because people like you learn what’s necessary to carry it on. Learn by doing—in workshops and community projects. Advance your skill through certification testing. Find mentors and get jobs. Access guidance for historic preservation projects or customized training for your workforce. Above all, help infuse a deep understanding of the art and craft of dry stone walling into every communication. We appreciate your gift to the Annual Fund, the Entry-Level Professional Waller Scholarship, and/or Dry Stone Walling for Green Infrastructure. Many thanks!


Financial contributions go a long way to support the preservation and construction of dry stone walls as well as the art the craft of walling, both nationally and internationally.
Every dollar really can make a difference.
Your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. In response to your gift, you will receive an acknowledgment to use for tax return purposes.
You can choose to make any donation amount below.
If you choose to contribute by mail,
checks can be made out to:
The Stone Trust
707 Kipling Road
Dummerston, VT 05301
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When you give your professional skill or expertise, or when your business reduces the cost of products, we acknowledge your contribution as an In-kind gift.


As the Stone Trust’s programs and activities expand, we welcome you to give a bit of your time. Contact us at or 802-952-8600 for more information.


The Stone Trust is always in need of more stone for training courses and certification tests to use. To donate stone to any of the Stone Trust training sites, please contact us at or 802-952-8600.


Your long term commitment to the Stone Trust is an investment in both the future and the past. As we all seek to preserve connections–to history, to the land, to the promise of the future–planned gifts can secure legacies that will stand, like well-built walls, for many years to come.
The Stone Trust is registered as a non-profit organization in the state of Vermont and as a registered 501(c)(3) with the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). All donations made to the Stone Trust are therefore tax-deductible to the extent allowed under the law.

To inquire about special giving opportunities, including endowed funds, named scholarships, matching gifts, planned giving, and more, please contact Executive Director Amy-Louise Pfeffer at 802-952-8600 or

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