Donate to Ecology Action

Be A Climate Action Hero

Join us in our effort to reduce
carbon emissions.

We all need to do more to quickly and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Other Ways to Give

Write a check

Make checks payable to Ecology Action. If you’re donating in honor of someone, sponsoring a particular initiative or want to direct your donation to our operating costs, please write that in the memo of your check. Mail your check to: Ecology Action, 877 Cedar Street, Ste 240, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

By focusing on strong climate science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. Join us!

Gifts of Stock

Avoid capital gains tax by transferring appreciated securities to Ecology Action. If you’ve owned the stock or securities for more than twelve months you are eligible for a tax deduction equal to its full fair market value. For instructions on how to make a transfer, please contact Jen Lape, Director of Fund Development and Philanthropy, at jlape@ecoact.org or 831.426.5925

Gifts from Your Retirement Account

The Pension Protection Act of 2006 gives those at least 70½ years of age the opportunity to make tax-free charitable gifts. For more information, please contact Jen Lape, Director of Fund Development and Philanthropy, at jlape@ecoact.org or 831.426.5925

We recommend that you consult your attorney or tax adviser about how tax benefits may apply to your specific situation.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Multiply the impact of your gift by participating in your company’s charitable match program. Send us your company’s matching gift form along with your donation. Thanks for leveraging your gift in this way. We are happy to come talk at your organization about the work we do and how your company can get involved. Please contact Jen Lape, Director of Fund Development and Philanthropy, at jlape@ecoact.org or 831.426.5925

Create a Lasting Investment

A gift to Ecology Action as part of your estate plan will build a legacy and assure a future in which climate action is sustained for a thriving people and planet. Learn about adding Ecology Action to your will, living trust, as a beneficiary of retirement account, and more. Planned gifts can provide tax benefits to your estate.

By including Ecology Action in your will, your estate may receive significant tax savings. A designated sum of cash or a certain percentage of a residuary estate can be donated. If you choose to provide for Ecology Action in your estate plans, please contact Jen Lape, Director of Fund Development and Philanthropy, at jlape@ecoact.org or 831.426.5925

We are thankful for your support and invite you to join our Legacy Society, a very special group of Ecology Action supporters who have designated a portion of their estate to sustain long-term climate action.

Commemorative Giving

Celebrate special events or the memory of a special person in your life by making an honorary gift. Please make sure to include the honoree’s name when you make your donation.

Go Shopping!

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Ecology Action. Support us every time you shop.

Gifts Through Life Insurance

Naming Ecology Action as the owner and beneficiary of your life insurance policy may give you a tax deduction approximately equal to the policy’s cash value on the date of gift. If premiums are still due, your future payments may also be deductible.

Donations to Ecology Action, a 501(c)(3) charity, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Ecology Action’s tax identification number is: 91-1839907.

Your financial support helps us create a healthy, productive, and prosperous planet for you and for everyone.