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  • Start by asking yourself, “What’s important to me?” Think about people in your life, your hobbies and interests, and things you would like to change or are concerned about.
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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
African Wildlife Fndn.1167EarthShare NC - MemberAWF works to ensure wildlife and habitats thrive in modern Africa. Since 1961, our multi-faceted approach ensures conservation strategies work for wildlife and people.
American Farmland Trust1155EarthShare NC - MemberStopping the loss of farmland to sprawling development. Working with communities on smarter growth that includes local family farms. Advocating environmentally healthy farming practices.
American Whitewater1979America's Best Charities - MemberSave rivers! Support American Whitewater and national river stewardship, recognized as leaders in river management and restoring rivers impacted by dams.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy1928America's Best Charities - MemberWe are the guardians of the Appalachian Trail - a place of life-changing discovery. Help us preserve its natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage.
Appalachian Voices4040Independent AgencyAppalachian Voices brings people together to protect the land, air, and water of central and southern Appalachia.
Benevolence Farm4100Independent AgencyBenevolence Farm seeks to cultivate leadership, promote sustainable livelihoods, and reap structural change with individuals impacted by the criminal legal system in North Carolina. We do so by providing housing, living wage employment, and wraparound services to formerly incarcerated women.
Beyond Pesticides1134EarthShare NC - MemberWorking to protect health and the environment, including air, water, land and food, to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides.
Blue Ridge Conservancy1847Independent AgencyBlue Ridge Conservancy partners with landowners and local communities to permanently protect natural resources with agricultural, cultural, recreational, ecological, and scenic value in northwest North Carolina.
Blue Ridge Parkway Fndn.1121EarthShare NC - MemberThe Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is the fundraising partner for the Blue Ridge Parkway, providing critical support for initiatives along the 469-mile route.
Born Free USA Animal Protection1145EarthShare NC - MemberWorks to end the suffering of wild animals in captivity, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife, including endangered species, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
Bounty & Soul3973Independent AgencyBounty & Soul creates food and healthy equity in WNC, partnering with local farms and providing access to fresh produce and whole-person health education for everyone.
Carolina Farm Stewardship Assoc.2548Independent AgencyFor 44 years, the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association has successfully united farmers, consumers, and businesses to build a just and healthy food and farming future.
Catawba Riverkeeper Fndn.1170EarthShare NC - MemberWe advocate for and secure protection and enhancement of the Catawba River, its lakes, tributaries and watershed to sustain its dependent human and wildlife populations
CleanAIRE NC1166EarthShare NC - MemberWe advocate for the health of all North Carolinians by pursuing equitable and collaborative solutions that address climate change and air pollution.
Coastal Conservation Association3705Independent AgencyThe purpose of Coastal Conservation Association is to advise and educate the public on conservation of marine resources. The objective of Coastal Conservation Association is to conserve, promote and enhance the present and future availability of those coastal resources for the benefit and enjoyment
Conserving Carolina1162EarthShare NC - MemberConserving Carolina protects and stewards land and water resources vital to our natural heritage and quality of life and fosters appreciation and understanding of the natural world.
Coral Reef Alliance5147America's Best Charities - MemberCORAL works with communities to build management systems that reduce threats to reefs. Increasing the health of the ecosystem, and communities that depend on them.
Corolla Wild Horse Fund4169Independent AgencyWe are committed to protect, conserve, and responsibly manage the wild Banker horses roaming on the northernmost Outer Banks and those rescued from the herd.
Defenders of Wildlife1140EarthShare NC - MemberWorking since 1947 to save America's endangered animals and threatened habitats for future generations' benefit through public education, citizen advocacy, legal action and scientific research.
Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy4196Independent AgencyThe City of Raleigh owns and operates Dorothea Dix Park. The Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that exists to support the City in its efforts, serve as its philanthropic partner, and help ensure the creation and long-term success of Dorothea Dix Park.
EarthShare NC1100EarthShare NC - FedSupports 70 conservation organizations working for the environment. We are protecting the health of our communities and their future by connecting people with the organizations making direct impacts in their community
Environmental and Energy Study Institute1161EarthShare NC - MemberEESI'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!
Environmental Defense Fund1109EarthShare NC - MemberGuided by science and economics, we find practical, multidisciplinary, and lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems facing the planet.
Environmental Educators of NC4110Independent AgencyEENC represents a network of outstanding environmental educators, individuals, and organizations who work together to build connections, provide professional development, and promote excellence for North Carolina's community of environmental educators.
Environmental Law Institute1143EarthShare NC - MemberEnvironmental law that works for you: community-based education + research on environmental problems = solutions to protect people and nature. Independent and non-partisan.