AWF works to ensure wildlife an wild lands thrive in modern Africa. Since 1961, our multi-faceted approach ensures conservation strategies work for wildlife and people.
Alaska Conservation Foundation works to protect Alaska's natural environment by building resilience to climate change and defending public lands and waters.
The Alliance for the Great Lakes works to protect our region's most precious resource: the fresh, clean, natural waters of the Great Lakes.
Protecting native wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas through reserve creation, habitat restoration, and threat reduction, leading public/private conservation partnerships to get results.
Stopping the loss of farmland to sprawling development. Working with communities on smarter growth that includes local family farms. Advocating environmentally healthy farming practices.
American Forests protects and restores forests-for people, for wildlife, and the planet. We restore forests to preserve habitats, protect water quality, and mitigate climate change.
Barrington Area Conservation Trust is devoted to preserving our community's rare and exceptional open spaces for current and future generations.
Working to protect health and the environment, including air, water, land, and food, to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides.
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.
Carbonfund.org offers simple, affordable ways to reduce your carbon footprint through energy efficiency, forestry and renewable energy projects in the U.S. that reduce carbon emissions.
Delivers innovative analytical soulutions that support community-based organizations and governments to dismantle racist and inequitable urban environments and create equitable, sustainable and resilient neighborhoods.
CERES is a nonprofit organization transforming the economy to build a just and sustainable future for the people and the planet.
Maintains an Environmental Law Clinic that offers free representation to people confronting urban environmental problems in the Chicago area.
Chicago Parks Foundation is the 501c3 partner of the parks. Our mission is to build a stronger community dedicated to supporting and conserving our parks.
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.
Working since 1947 to save America's endangered and imperiled animals and their threatened habitats for future generations through public education, citizen advocacy, legal action, and scientific research.
Earth Island supports 82+ projects worldwide that protect our shared environment, including safeguarding our oceans; wildlife and habitat restoration; and adult/youth environmental education and training.
Earthjustice wields the power of law to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, protect people’s health, advance clean energy, and combat climate change—without charging clients.
EarthShare delivers funding to environmental nonprofits working to protect our air and water, fight for environmental justice, promote land and wildlife conservation, and much more.
Earthworks 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.
EESI's mission is to advance science-based solutions for climate change, energy, and environmental challenges. Our vision is a sustainable, resilient, and equitable world. Join us!
The Environmental Defenders works toward a healthier environment through education, volunteer opportunities and advocacy efforts that demonstrate the connection between humans and the natural world.
For more than 50 years we've been pioneers, using science and different perspectives to make the environment safer and healthier for us all.
The Environmental Law & Policy Center is the Midwest's leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization.
Environmental law that works for you: community-based education + research on environmental problems = solutions to protect people and nature. Independent and non-partisan.
Empowering Illinois people of all faiths to be leaders in caring for the Earth, providing resources to educate, connect, and advocate for healthier communities.
FamilyFarmed has been a leader to build a better food sysytem by eating food produced as locally as possible using sustainable, humane, and fair practices.
Food & Water Watch mobilizes regular people to build political power for solutions to the most pressing food, water, and climate problems of our time.
Foresight Design Initiative's Foresight Prep program equips high schoolers passionate about creating change with the insight and tools to address complex social and environmental challenges.
The Forest Preserve Friends Foundation conserves, preserves, and restores natural areas. We provide cultural, historical, and environmental opportunities. We provide compatible outdoor recreation experiences.
The mission of Friends of the Chicago River is to improve and protect the Chicago River system for people, plants, and animals.
Friends of the Forest Preserves unites people to protect, promote, and care for the forest preserves in Cook County.
The mission of the Friends of the Fox River is to restore and protect the Fox River by connecting people with nature through education.
Key programs include making parks safe; protecting our lakefront from encroachments; training our next generation of stewards; and cleaning / greening our precious public land.
Gardeneers' customized school garden programs support Chicago students to build their knowledge, skills, and habits to care for themselves, their environment, and their communities.
A conservation land trust that preserves and restores natural areas throughout east-central illinois through conservation ownership, management, and education.
Improves our quality of life by promoting recreation programs, and facilities. Self-confidence building opportunities for youth. Preserving open space and natural areas. Supporting trails and greenways.
Founded in 1897, Illinois Audubon Society is the oldest conservation organization in Illinois. Our mission is to promote the perpetuation and appreciation of native plants, animals, and the habitats that support them.
Since 1995, ICF has provided financial resources to IDNR for quality conservation education programs that support and protect Illinois' natural resources.
The Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund ensures a heathful environment for all Illinoisans through education, communication, and collaboration.
From hunters to hikers, our members protect America's outdoors through commuity-based conservation education, common sense public policy, and a commitment to strong outdoor ethics.
For nearly 100 years, the IWLA has fought for clean air and water, healthy fish, and wildlife habitat, and conserving special outdoor places for future generations.
An independently funded conservation and educational organization devoted to the acquisition and stewardship of our natural landscapes.
More than an attraction, the Aquarium provides environmental education experiences and engages citizens in conservation projects that benefit the region's watersheds and beyond.
The mission of the National Audubon Society is to protect birds and the places they live, today and tomorrow.
Established by Congress, NFWF directs public conservation dollars to the most pressing environmental needs and matches those investments with private contributions.
The National Forest Foundation leads forest conservation efforts, promotes responsible recreation, and supports community collaboration and capacity-building on America’s 193 million acre National Forest System.
Preserves national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protects endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promotes new parks and defends against pollution, inappropriate development and overcrowding.
Uniting all Americas to ensure wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world.
Natural Land Institute, an accredited conservation land trust based in Rockford that has protected more than 18,000 acres of natural land in Illinois since 1958.
NRDC works to safeguard the earth - its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Provides information about the hazards, safety, problems, environmental effects, and economic costs of nuclear power, radioactive wastes, and radiation exposure; and about viable energy alternatives.
Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean.
Openlands protects the the natural and open spaces of northeastern Illinois and the surrounding region.
Our mission is to cultivate local circular economies. We run education, small business, and shared space indoor agriculture programs out of a former firehouse.
Illinois' advocate for clean water and healthy rivers, reducing water pollution, preserving wildlife and river habitat, and promoting land and river stewardship.
We transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. Join us with your support to address the urgent climate crisis.
The Savanna Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to laying the groundwork for widespread agroforestry in the Midwest through research, education, and outreach.
Acquires land and restores native Illinois ecosystems, protects wildlife and habitat, organizes educational field trips, conservation related education activities ,and promotes environmental values through grassroots activities.
The only national environmental nonprofit that helps citizens safeguard the scenic qualities of America's roadways, countryside, and communities.
Seven Generations Ahead is a non-profit serving Chicago metro area and the state of Illinois through its mission of building healthy and sustainable communities.
Promotes climate solutions, conservation, and movement building through a powerful combination of strategic philanthropy and grassroots advocacy.
The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world's ocean, waves, and beaches for all people, through a powerful activist network.
JGI promotes the understanding and protection of great apes and their habitat, and works to inspire individual action to help animals, people, and the environment.
The Land Connection envisions community-based food systems where every farmer can grow food sustainably and every person can access nutritious, locally grown, and produced foods.
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
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.
The Wetlands Initiative (TWI) envisions a world with plentiful healthy wetlands improving water quality, climate, biodiversity, and human well-being.
The Wilderness Society protects wilderness and inspires Americans to care for our wild places, preserving our rich natural legacy for current and future generations.
Volunteers focus on the conservation, preservation, and restoration of fisheries and their watersheds through advocacy, encouragement of sounds, conservation management, habitat improvement, and environmental education.
Scientists and citizens putting independent science to work to combat global warming, reduce nuclear weapons, promote clean, renewable energy, and make healthy food available for all.
Global conservation organization striving to create harmony between people and nature by combating climate change, protecting endangered species, and preserving wild habitats.
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is an international nonprofit organization that protects the natural world through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats.