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Your donation to Earth Island Institute enables us to grow environmental leadership. For a gift of $25 or more ($15 student/low income) you will become an Earth Island Institute member. Your membership entitles you to a one-year subscription to Earth Island Journal and more.

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Donate Now

logo for Earthshare California MembershipDonate now and make a contribution to support our vital work in building a sustainable future. By making a donation to Earth Island Institute, you are bolstering our network of grassroots environmental projects and cultivating the next generation of environmental leaders.

At our secure, on-line payment server you can donate using your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card. Donations to Earth Island Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, are tax-deductible.

Recurring Gifts

On the secure donation form, you can choose to make a one-time donation, or select from several recurring gift options – yearly, quarterly or monthly. By making a Recurring Gift you provide Earth Island with a predictable, steady measure of support that allows us to concentrate our energies on our programs. Donations of $25 per month add up to a generous yearly gift of $300.

By making a recurring gift of $5 or more per month, you may also choose to receive a FREE black organic cotton “You are here” t-shirt or totebag as our thank-you for your thoughtful commitment to our efforts.

Join Earth Island

With your donation of $25 or more ($15 student/limited income) you will become a member of Earth Island Institute. As a member, you’ll receive our quarterly magazine, Earth Island Journal, which received the honor of “Best Environmental Coverage” in the 2007 Utne Reader Independent Press Awards.

As a member you will also receive periodic updates about our efforts in growing environmental leadership, and get 10% off any of our Earth Island “You are here” merchandise. You’ll also receive the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting the bold agendas of our 65 projects, and contributing to our New Leaders Initiative and our Restoration Initiatives.

When you join us with a gift of $40 or more you may also choose to receive a FREE black organic cotton “You are here” t-shirt – or – totebag made from recycled plastic bottles as our thank you for your generous support.

When you make a donation you can be assured that your money is going directly to support environmental progress. We have received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of non-profit organizations, for our efficient use of funds.

Founder’s Circle

The Founder’s Circle, honoring our late founder, David Ross Brower, is our way of recognizing those donors who make an annual contribution of $500 or greater or a recurring gift of $40 per month.

As a Founder’s Circle donor, you will receive invitations to special events, lectures, book signings, and roundtable discussions with our project directors and other leading environmental activists.

Renew Your Membership

If you are a current member of Earth Island Institute or have been a member in the past, please renew your membership today.  With your membership renewal of $25 or more ($15 student/limited income) you will continue to receive our quarterly magazine, Earth Island Journal.

When you make your renewal gift, we invite you to upgrade the level of your support or choose to become a monthly donor. With your membership level upgrade or by switching to a monthly donor, you will continue to receive the benefits of membership, including the Earth Island Journal and we will send you a “You are here” magnet as a token of our appreciation for helping Earth Island to grow environmental leadership.

Gift Memberships

Share your support of Earth Island Institute and help us to grow environmental leadership by giving a gift membership to family members, friends, neighbors, colleagues, or your local school or library.

By giving a gift membership of $25 or greater ($15 student/limited income), your friend will become a member of Earth Island Institute and receive our quarterly magazine, Earth Island Journal, periodic updates about our efforts in growing environmental leadership, and 10% off any of our Earth Island “You are here” merchandise.

Donations to Earth Island Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, are tax-deductible except for the $12 value of our quarterly Earth Island Journal.

If you have any questions, or would like additional information about making a donation, membership, or about other ways to support our work, please contact us at this email address. Or feel free to call our Associate Director, Kevin Connelly at 510.859.9155, our Development Associate, Ellen Manchester at: 510.859.9137, or our Membership Director, Karen Gosling at: 510.859.9123.

Donate to a Project

In addition to joining or donating to Earth Island Institute to support the work of worldwide network of projects, you may contribute directly to one or more of our projects.

Note: donations to your credit card will appear as charge by ‘Earth Island Institute.’