EarthShare Illinois

  • Protects imperiled species-- lions, mountain gorillas, rhinos, elephants, zebras-- through habitat conservation, science, leadership training and wildlife-friendly community-beneficial business development for 50 years.
    (888) 494-5354
  • The only public foundation dedicated to connecting donors worldwide to on-the-ground efforts to protect Alaska's wild places and wildlife.
    (907) 276-1917
  • Conserves and restores the world's largest freshwater resource using policy, education, and local efforts ensuring a healthy Great Lakes and clean water for all generations.
    (312) 939-0838
  • Advances energy efficiency as the best solution for achieving environmental, economic and energy security goals.
    (202) 857-0666
  • Half of the Amazon rainforest could be lost by 2030. With your help, we can ensure these critical forests and their inhabitants continue to thrive.
    (202) 234-2356
  • Works in partnership with indigenous people to conserve biodiversity, culture and improve health in tropical America - in particular, the Amazon.
    (703) 522-4684
  • Protects/restores habitat, eliminates top threats, and saves endangered species throughout the Americas.
    (540) 253-5780
  • Only national conservation organization dedicated to protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.
    (800) 431-1499
  • Only national conservation nonprofit focused exclusively on protection and restoration of America's forests. We plant trees, educate the public and advocate for sound public policy.
    (800) 368-5748
  • Protects wild rivers, restores damaged rivers, and conserves clean water for people and nature.
    (877) 347-7550
  • Educates Americans about renewable energy through SOLAR TODAY magazine, the annual National Solar Tour, the National Solar Conference, chapters and member opportunities.
    (303) 443-3130
  • To promote corporate environmental and social responsibility including expanding public awareness on issues relating to climate change, sustainability, environmental health, and the levels of toxic ingredients in consumer products.
    (510) 735-8150
  • To preserve the open land, rural character and the scenic, historic, recreational, and ecologically significant resources within the surrounding community of Barrington, IL.
    (847) 387-3149
  • Worldwide authority on bats committed to their protection through direct habitat conservation, research and education; facilitating win-win solutions that help both bats and people.
    (800) 538-2287
  • Prevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control.
    (202) 543-5450
  • Works to end the suffering of wild animals in captivity, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife, including endangered species, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
    (800) 348-7387
  • supports third-party validated renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects in the United States and around the world that reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
    (240) 247-0630
  • Promotes the development of more livable and sustainable urban communities. Researches, implements, and advocates for sustainable development best practices to improve the environment and economy.
    (773) 278-4800
  • Pioneering the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated and vacant properties to protect public health, grow local economies and preserve our environment for generations to come.
    (415) 398-1080
  • Maintains an Environmental Law Clinic that offers free representation to people confronting urban environmental problems in the Chicago area.
    (312) 726-2938
  • National multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.
    (202) 543-4033
  • Grows great parks across America, providing critical support and advocacy so that all urban residents have access to parks and recreational spaces.
    (202) 930-7430
  • Neighborhood-based action and education programs bringing people, businesses and government together for sensible solutions that protect water and health, prevent pollution, and conserve natural resources.
    (202) 895-0432
  • Using a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for humanity's long-term well being.
    (800) 429-5660
  • Working since 1947 to save America's endangered animals and their threatened habitat for future generations through public education, citizen advocacy, legal action and scientific research.
    (800) 385-9712
  • Delta works in partnership with business, government, and communities in the Great Lakes region to create and implement innovative, market-driven solutions that build environmental resilience, economic vitality, and health communities.
    (312) 554-0900
  • EDN broadens and diversifies the environmental movement worldwide and mobilizes it as an effective vehicle to build a healthy and sustainable planet for future generations.
    (202) 518-0044
  • Supports projects worldwide that protect people's health and the environment, including safeguarding our oceans, wildlife and habitat restoration, and adult/youth education and training.
    (510) 859-9100
  • Supports Illinois environmental and conservation organizations which protect our air, water, land, wildlife, and public health. One environment, one simple way to care for it.
    (312) 795-3740
  • Supports the Costa Rico-based EARTH University to provide an environmental and agricultural education to students who commit to affecting positive change in their countries.
    (404) 995-1230
  • Nonprofit law organization working to preserve our nation's natural heritage, protect our health, combat climate change and advance a clean energy future.
    (800) 584-6460
  • Holds the oil, gas and mining industries accountable for the environmental damage they cause while protecting clean air, water, public health and people's rights.
    (202) 887-1872
  • Empowers rural people to restore and protect tropical ecosystems. We envision rural people leading in the creation of a sustainable world for people and nature.
    (617) 441-6300
  • We believe prosperity and environmental stewardship must go hand-in-hand. Our ideas have made a huge difference. We build strong partnerships to ensure lasting success.
    (800) 684-3322
  • Citizens preserving and improving the environment through educational programs and action on climate change sustainable land and water uses, and energy and natural resources conservation.
    (815) 338-0393
  • Renewable energy. Energy efficiency. Green buildings. Clean transportation. Resilient communities. Climate change. Global warming. EESI brings people together to build a sustainable economy. Join us!
    (202) 628-1400
  • Advocates for enforcement of environmental laws and provides legal and technical resources for ordinary citizens facing David-vs-Goliath fights for clean air and water.
    (202) 296-8800
  • A global network of environmental advocates collaborating across borders to win victories for the natural environment and communities around the world.
    (541) 687-8454
  • Environmental law that works for you: community-based education + research on national problems = solutions to protect people and nature. Independent and non-partisan.
    (202) 939-3800
  • A public interest environmental advocacy organization promoting cleaner energy resources, innovative transportation, and land use in the Midwest and Great Plains.
    (312) 673-6500
  • Investigates problems, educates the public about solutions, and organizes for safe drinking water, clean air, toxics education, solid waste, safe, affordable energy, and environmental preservation.
    (312) 291-0696
  • Inspires people of diverse faiths to care for the Earth through connection, education and advocacy. Provides people with resources to educate and engage their congregations in environmental stewardship; connects people to the larger environmental movement; engages in faith-based environmental policy advocacy.
    (312) 733-4640
  • Working to encourage sustainable economic development and revitalize communities in an environmentally sound manner by building markets for regional family farmers and food processors.
    (312) 874-7360
  • We work together with people to demand our right to safe food and clean water, and we fight for policies that prioritize safety over profits.
    (202) 683-2500
  • Develops, provides, and teaches leading edge, multidisciplinary approaches to tackle complex sustainability challenges.
    (773) 271-1990
  • The organization works to preserve, protect, and restore the Forest Preserves of Cook County for the benefit of people and nature.
    (312) 356-9990
  • Seeks the preservation of ecological values and biological diversity in our National Forests through education and advocating for reforms of the Forest Service's management practices.
    (541) 484-2692
  • Promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the world's forests. FSC is the gold standard in forest stewardship.
    (612) 353-4511
  • We preserve, restore, and protect the Fox River Watershed's natural resources by connecting people with nature through education, research, restoration, and advocacy.
    (815) 356-6605
  • Hosts, engages and educates 2.3 million visitors annually. Provides critical funding and in-kind support for the National Zoo's worldwide conservation research projects and operational expenses.
    (202) 633-2614
  • Our mission is to preserve, protect, and foster the health of the Chicago River for the plant, animal, and human communities within its watershed.
    (312) 939-0490
  • Promotes clean and sustainable energy, sustainable food, climate justice for poor and vulnerable populations, responsible use of technology, and protection of the earth's natural treasures.
    (877) 843-8687
  • Preserves, protects, and improves Chicago's parks, forest preserves, and lakefront by creating citizen awareness, volunteer and educational opportunities, and influencing public park policy.
    (312) 857-2757
  • Through innovative science, local partnerships, and social science and policy research, Galapagos Conservancy works to conserve and protect the unique Galapagos marine and terrestrial ecosystems.
    (703) 383-0077
  • Mobilizes consumers, investors, and businesses to end corporate abuse and shift our economy to one that is socially just and environmentally sustainable.
    (800) 584-7336
  • Training a new generation of environmental leaders by working in communities with local groups to preserve forests, clean up our air and promote cleaner energy.
    (303) 573-3865
  • Works to conserve our environment through education, long-term monitoring, and scientific research on raptors as indicators of ecosystem health.
    (801) 484-6808
  • Improves our quality of life by promoting recreational programs, facilities. Self-confidence building opportunities for youth. Preserving open space and natural areas. Supporting trails and greenways.
    (217) 523-4554
  • Preserves wildlife habitat and promotes the appreciation of wildlife through its many statewide educational programs and activites.
    (217) 544-2473
  • Forest to fish, prairies to pollution prevention, and wetlands to wildlife, the Foundation works for education, protection, enhancement, and recreational opportunities of Illinois' natural resources.
    (217) 785-2003
  • Promotes sound environmental policies, provides a forum for environmentalists, and facilitates a statewide activist network.
    (217) 544-5954
  • Promotes environmentally sustainable and socially equitable transportation solutions that reduce carbon emissions and improve livability in cities worldwide.
    (212) 629-8001
  • From hunters to hikers, our members protect America's outdoors through community-based conservation, education, commonsense public policy, and a commitment to strong outdoor ethics.
    (800) 453-5463
  • The primary focus is on educating the public in identifying workable scientific solutions for conservation and environmental problems of air, soils, woods, water, and wildlife.
    (815) 886-4232
  • Works to create healthy ecosystems, promote sustainable livelihoods and nurture new generations of committed, active citizens around the world.
    (703) 682-9220
  • At the aquarium animals connect you to the living world, inspiring you to make a difference.
    (312) 939-2438
  • Preserves, restores, and maintains 800 acres of woodlands, wetlands, prairies, ravines, and savannas and provides environmental education to children and adults. Open year-round.
    (847) 234-3880
  • Leads 1,700 conservation groups to quickly, effectively and permanently save the places people love by strengthening land conservation across America.
    (202) 638-4725
  • Works to educate and mobilize citizens on critical environmental issues, to secure sound environmental policies, and to strengthen the capacity of the environmental movement.
    (202) 785-8683
  • Teaches people how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands.
    (800) 332-4100
  • A free, family-oriented wildlife experience in the heart of Chicago that has the highest quality of animal care, education, science and conservation programs.
    (312) 742-2000
  • We are dedicated to reducing the health risks and environmental impacts of pesticides, and promoting safer alternatives in Illinois.
    (773) 878-7378
  • Improving the health, productivity, and diversity of our national forests and grasslands through wildlife habitat conservation, watershed restoration, recreational enhancements and community-based forest stewardship programs.
    (406) 542-2805
  • Preserves national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protects endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promotes new parks; defends against pollution, inappropriate development and overcrowding.
    (800) 628-7275
  • America's conservation organization dedicated to protecting endangered species and habitats for our children's future and connecting people with nature through education and action opportunities.
    (800) 822-9919
  • More than an attraction, the Aquarium provides environmental education experiences and engages citizens in conservation projects that benefit the region's watersheds and beyond.
    (410) 576-3800
  • Audubon combines its science, education, and policy expertise to protect and restore habitats and safeguard birds, other wildlife, and the natural resources that sustain us.
    (212) 979-3000
  • Connect people to nature; Prepare the next generation; engage people every day; advance the field of environmental education.
    (202) 833-2933
  • Established by Congress, NFWF directs public conservation dollars to the most pressing environmental needs and matches those investments with private contributions.
    (202) 857-0166
  • We are creating an enduring legacy of natural land in northern Illinois for people, plants, and animals by preserving and restoring woodlands, prairies and wetlands.
    (815) 964-6666
  • Defends embattled wilderness, rivers, clean air, coasts and wildlife across America and around the globe. Saved Baja's whales, Canada's Spirit bears, and California's sequoias.
    (212) 727-2700
  • Protecting Earth's threatened creatures and natural places by developing scientific data to arm the stewards of our planet with knowledge that informs conservation decisions.
    (703) 908-1800
  • Provides information about the hazards, safety problems, environmental effects and economic costs of nuclear power, radioactive waste, and radiation exposure, and about viable energy alternatives.
    (773) 342-7650
  • Informs, inspires, empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the ocean.
    (800) 519-1541
  • Works internationally to protect marine wildlife and human health through programs to end pollution and destructive fishing practices, and to ensure vibrant, healthy oceans.
    (877) 762-3262
  • To protect the land and water of Northeastern Illinois to ensure cleaner air and water, and protect habitats and wildlife to better enrich our lives.
    (312) 863-6250
  • We are working to make our cities healthier and more efficient by developing and sharing the most innovative methods for sustainable food production, energy conservation and material reuse.
    (773) 847-5523
  • Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, PSR works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.
    (202) 667-4260
  • We are Illinois' advocate for clean water and healthy rivers, working to reduce water pollution, preserve flowing streams and river habitat, and promote river stewardship.
    (217) 344-2371
  • Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
    (888) 693-2784
  • Works to preserve the nation's network of estuaries by protecting and restoring the lands and waters essential to the richness and diversity of coastal life.
    (703) 524-0248
  • We drive the efficient and restorative use of resources to create a world thriving, verdant, and secure, for all, forever.
    (303) 245-1003
  • Acquires land and restores native Illinois ecosystems; protects wildlife and habitat; organizes educational field trips and conservation related educational activities; and promotes environmental values through grassroots activities.
    (708) 562-3280
  • Promotes the development of ecologically sustainable and healthy communities.
    (708) 660-9909
  • Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.
    (312) 251-1680
  • Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.
    (800) 216-2110
  • SETF is dedicated to serving the Southeast Side and south suburbs of Chicago by promoting environmental education, pollution prevention, and sustainable development.
    (773) 646-0436
  • Protects and preserves the world's oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Activities include: water quality monitoring, environmental education and grassroots activism.
    (800) 743-7873
  • Provides farming families in Central America with the training and tools to preserve tropical forests and overcome poverty-all through sustainable agriculture.
    (207) 669-8254
  • Provides education programs to establish small-scale farmers and works to increase the acres of productive, locally owned, and sustainably farmed land in Illinois.
    (217) 840-2128
  • The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
    (703) 841-5300
  • Saves eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding, and conservation programs. Helps preserve rainforests. Educates children and adults about nature and science.
    (800) 377-3716
  • Volunteers focus on the conservation, preservation and restoration of fisheries and their watersheds, through advocacy, encouragement of sound conservation management, habitat improvement, and environmental education.
    (773) 638-6178
  • Conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens, and other natural places, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.
    (800) 714-5263
  • Scientists and citizens together putting rigorous science to work reducing the effect of global warming, preventing nuclear proliferation, and ensuring a sustainable, safe food system.
    (800) 666-8276
  • Dedicated to restoring the wetland resources of the Midwest to improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat and biodiversity, and reduce flood damages.
    (312) 922-0777
  • The longest underwater dolphin study in the world, documenting the lives and behavior of two species of resident Bahamian dolphins.
    (561) 575-5660
  • Protecting wilderness and wildlife internationally while helping communities participate in and benefit from wild nature through on-the-ground field projects, policy and research, and communications.
    (303) 442-8811
  • Protects wilderness and inspires Americans to care for our wild places, preserving our rich natural legacy for current and future generations.
    (800) 843-9453
  • Saves endangered species and threatened ecosystems in 60 countries, teaches ecology and inspires care for wildlife through the Bronx Zoo and national science education programs.
    (718) 220-5100
  • Promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on working lands through partnerships and education.
    (301) 588-8994
  • A global environmental think tank providing independent research, policy analysis, and on-the-ground action to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges.
    (202) 729-7600
  • Multinational conservation organization working worldwide to combat climate change, save endangered animals, protect wild habitats, and transform market forces to act in harmony with nature.
    (800) 960-0993
  • Protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. We use applied research, education and advocacy to safeguard these vital species.
    (855) 232-6639
  • Connects and protects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.
    (800) 966-7920