EarthShare Illinois

  • EarthShare Illinois
    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.
    (800) 875-3863
  • African Wildlife Foundation
    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
  • Alaska Conservation Foundation
    An Alaska-based community foundation dedicated to connecting donors worldwide to on-the-ground efforts to protect Alaska's wild lands, clean waters and wildlife and the ways of life they sustain, for today and the future.
    (907) 276-1917
  • Alliance for the Great Lakes
    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
  • Alliance to Save Energy
    A nonprofit, bipartisan alliance of business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders advocating for energy productivity to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security, affordability and reliability.
    (202) 857-0666
  • American Bird Conservancy
    Protects native birds and their habitats across their Americans through bold action, a focus on results, and our hemispheric partnership network.
    (540) 253-5780
  • American Farmland Trust
    The national conservation organization dedicated to protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land. Since 1980, we've helped protect more than 5 million acres of farm and ranch land.
    (800) 886-5170
  • American Forests
    American Forests has been protecting forests for over 140 years, and our work today is more important than ever. We restore urban and wild lands forests to preserve wildlife habitat, safeguard watersheds, and mitigate climate change.
    (800) 368-5748
  • American Rivers
    Protects and restores rivers to benefit people and wildlife ensuring clean drinking water, natural flood protection, and opportunities for recreation. Organizes the National River Cleanup and raises awareness through the Most Endangered Rivers campaign.
    (877) 347-7550
  • Barrington Area Conservation Trust
    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
  • Bat Conservation International
    The mission of Bat Conservation International is to conserve the world's bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet.
    (800) 538-2287
  • Beyond Pesticides
    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
  • Born Free USA
    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.
  • Foundation 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
  • Center for Neighborhood Technology
    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
  • CERES, Inc.
    Advocates for sustainability leadership. We mobilizes a powerful network of investor and business leadership to build a healthy global economy.
    (617) 247-0700
  • Chicago Legal Clinic
    Maintains an Environmental Law Clinic that offers free representation to people confronting urban environmental problems in the Chicago area.
    (312) 726-2938
  • Childrens Environmental Health Network
    National multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.
    (202) 543-4033
  • Clean Water Fund
    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
  • Conservation International
    Using a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for humanitys long-term well being.
    (800) 429-5660
  • Defenders of Wildlife
    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 Institute
    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
  • Earth Island Institute
    Supports 65 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
  • Earthjustice
    A nonprofit environmental law organization using the power of law and strength of partnership to protect public health, preserve magnificent places and wildlife, advance clean energy and combat climate change, free of charge to clients.
    (800) 584-6460
  • Earthworks
    Holds the oil, gas and mining industries accountable for the environmental damage they cause while protecting clean air, water, public health and peoples rights.
    (202) 887-1872
  • Environment Illinois
    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) 544-4430
  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute
    We help Congress address urgent climate change by bringing diverse voices together around innovative, win-win policy solutions. We've also launched a creative way for rural families to improve their homes energy efficiency without an upfront investment
    (202) 628-1400
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
    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
  • Environmental Defense Fund
    Everyone wants to live in a world where the air and water are clean, the people healthy, and the fish and wildlife plentiful. To make that world a reality, EDF works alongside a broad range of allies to build lasting solutions .
    (800) 684-3322
  • Environmental Integrity Project
    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
  • Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
    Helps communities speak out for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. We are a global alliance of grassroots advocates collaborating across borders to build a sustainable just future.
    (541) 687-8454
  • Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest
    A public interest environmental advocacy organization promoting cleaner energy resources, innovative transportation, and land use in the Midwest and Great Plains.
    (312) 673-6500
  • Environmental Law Institute
    A non-partisan think-and-do tank that brings together community-based education and research on today's most pressing environmental issues. We work to develop solutions that protect people, places, and the planet.
    (202) 939-3800
  • Faith In Place
    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
  • Food & Water Watch
    Champions healthy food and clean water for all. We stand up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocate for a democracy that improves people's lives and protects our environment. We are working to create a healthy future for our families and for generations to come.
    (202) 683-2500
  • Forest Preserve Friends Foundation, Champaign County
    Supports the facilities, programs, services, goals and mission of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District.
    (217) 586-3360
  • Foresight Design Initiative
    Develops, provides, and teaches leading edge, multidisciplinary approaches to tackle complex sustainability challenges.
    (773) 271-1990
  • Forest Stewardship Council - US
    Promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the worlds forests. FSC is the gold standard in forest stewardship.
    (612) 353-4511
  • Friends of the Chicago River
    Preserves, protects, and fosters the health of the Chicago River for the plant, animal, and human communities within its watershed.
    (312) 939-0490
  • Friends of the Earth
    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, including marine ecosystems and close residents.
    (877) 843-8687
  • Friends of the Forest Preserves
    The organization works to preserve, protect, and restore the Forest Preserves of Cook County for the benefit of people and nature.
    (312) 356-9990
  • Friends of the Fox River
    Preserves, restores, and protects the Fox River Watershed's natural resources by connecting people with nature through education, research, restoration, and advocacy.
    (815) 356-6605
  • Friends of the National Zoo
    Supports effort to protect species around the world through wildlife education, conservation programs and expanding modern naturalistic exhibition of species at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
    (202) 633-4888
  • Friends of the Parks
    Preserves, protects, and improves Chicagos parks, forest preserves, and lakefront by creating citizen awareness, volunteer and educational opportunities, and influencing public park policy.
    (312) 857-2757
  • Gardeneers
    Implements on-going, full-service support so every student has the opportunity to experience the multifaceted benefits of their school garden.
  • Green Corps, Inc.
    Trains organizers to make an impact on today's critical environmental campaigns, and graduates activists who possess the skills, temperament and commitment to fight and win tomorrow's promote environmental battles.
    (303) 573-3865
  • HawkWatch International
    Works to conserve our environment through education, long-term monitoring, and scientific research on raptors as indicators of ecosystem health.
    (801) 484-6808
  • Illinois Association of Park Districts
    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
  • Illinois Audubon Society
    Preserves wildlife habitat and promotes the appreciation of wildlife through its many statewide educational programs and activites.
    (217) 544-2473
  • Illinois Conservation Foundation
    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
  • Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund
    Promotes sound environmental policies, provides a forum for environmentalists, and facilitates a statewide activist network.
    (217) 544-5954
  • Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
    Helps build inclusive, people-powered cities worldwide through sustainable transport options like mass transit, cycling, and walking. Our work reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions while improving the quality of life of all residents.
    (212) 629-8001
  • Izaak Walton League of America
    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
  • Izaak Walton League of America, Illinois Division
    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
  • Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation
    We are a global community conservation organization advancing the vision and work of Dr. Jane Godall. By protecting chimpanzees and inspiring people to conserve the natural world we share, we improve the lives of people, animals and the environment
    (703) 682-9220
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium
    At the aquarium animals connect you to the living world, inspiring you to make a difference.
    (312) 939-2438
  • Lake Forest Open Lands Association
    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
  • The Land Connection Foundation
    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
  • Land Trust Alliance
    Works to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America. We lead, serve and support more than 1,000 land conversations nationwide.
    (202) 638-4725
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
    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
  • Midwest Pesticide Action Center
    We are dedicated to reducing the health risks and environmental impacts of pesticides, and promoting safer alternatives in Illinois.
    (773) 878-7378
  • National Aquarium
    More than an attraction, the Aquarium provides environmental education experiences and engages citizens in conservation projects that benefit the regions watersheds and beyond.
    (410) 576-3800
  • National Audubon Society
    Combines its science, education, and policy expertise to protest and restore habitats and safeguard birds, other wildlife, and the natural resources that sustain us.
    (212) 979-3000
  • National Environmental Education Foundation
    Connect people to nature; Prepare the next generation; engage people every day; advance the field of environmental education.
    (202) 833-2933
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
    Established by Congress, NFWF directs public conservation dollars to the most pressing environmental needs and matches those investments with private contributions.
    (202) 857-0166
  • National Forest Foundation
    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
  • National Parks Conservation Association
    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
  • National Wildlife Federation
    America's conservation organization dedicated to protecting endangered species and habitats for our childrens future and connecting people with nature through education and action opportunities.
    (800) 822-9919
  • Natural Land Institute
    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
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
    Works with communities, officials and businesses to secure laws and policies that will protect our environment for years to come. Successes include tough limits on global warming, pollution, protections for rare whales and safer household products.
    (212) 727-2700
  • The Nature Conservancy
    A global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Your support will help make a lasting difference around the world in 72 countries.
    (703) 841-5300
  • NatureServe
    We are a network of over 80 programs committed to creating comprehensive science-based tools and research that helps protect nature around the globe through data informed decisions.
    (703) 908-1800
  • Nuclear Energy Information Service
    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
  • Ocean Conservancy
    Informs, inspires, empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the ocean.
    (800) 519-1541
  • Oceana
    The largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Our global offices work together to win strategic, directed campaign that aim to protect marine wildlife and human health, and ensure healthy, abundant oceans
    (877) 762-3262
  • Openlands
    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
  • The Peregrine Fund
    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
  • Plant Chicago
    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
  • Prairie Rivers Network
    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
  • Rainforest Alliance
    Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
    (888) 693-2784
  • Restore America's Estuaries
    A national alliance of 10 coastal conservation groups that work with local volunteers to restore wet lands, improve water quality, open fish passages, build living shoreline, plant salt marsh, and restore shellfish habitat
    (703) 524-0248
  • Rocky Mountain Institute
    We transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. Join us with support to help tackle the biggest and most urgent issue that humanity is facing, climate change.
    (970) 927-3851
  • Savannah Institute
    Laying the groundwork for widespread agroforestry in the Midwest.
    (608) 448-6432
  • Save the Prairie Society
    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
  • Scenic America
    Safeguards America's natural beauty and community character by fighting billboard blight, reducing physical intrusions, protecting open space, and preserving the scenic character of public lands.
    (202) 463-1294
  • Seven Generations Ahead
    Promotes the development of ecologically sustainable and healthy communities.
    (708) 660-9909
  • Sierra Club Foundation
    Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.
    (800) 216-2110
  • Sierra Club Foundation, Illinois Chapter
    Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.
    (312) 251-1680
  • Southeast Environmental Task Force
    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
  • Surfrider Foundation
    Protects and preserves the worlds oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Activities include: water quality monitoring, environmental education and grassroots activism.
    (800) 743-7873
  • Trout Unlimited, Illinois Council
    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
  • The Trust for Public Land
    Conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens, and other natural places, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.
    (800) 714-5263
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
    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
  • The Wetlands Initiative
    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
  • Wild Dolphin Project
    The longest underwater dolphin study in the world, documenting the lives and behavior of two species of resident Bahamian dolphins.
    (561) 575-5660
  • The Wilderness Society
    Preserves our natural legacy for current and future generations by protecting wild public lands in large connected landscapes and ensuring all people can access the benefits of the outdoors, from local parks to big wild spaces.
    (800) 843-9453
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
    Saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.
    (718) 220-5100
  • World Wildlife Fund
    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
  • Xerces Society
    Protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. For over 40 years Xerces has been at the forefront of invertebrate protection, partnering with scientists and citizens to implement conservation programs.
    (855) 232-6639
  • Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
    Connects and protects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.
    (800) 966-7920