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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
African Wildlife Fndn.1167EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyProtects imperiled species-- lions, mountain gorillas, rhinos, elephants,-- through habitat conservation, wildlife protection, leadership training, and wildlife-friendly community-beneficial business development for more than 50 years.
America’s Best Charities1900Feeding the hungry. Sheltering the homeless. Protecting the children. And healing the sick. America's finest independent charities. Working with you to share- the American way.
American Farmland Trust1155EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyThe mission of American Farmland Trust is to save the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land
American Whitewater1979America's Best Charities - Member AgencySave 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 - Member AgencyWe are the guardians of the Appalachian Trail - a place of life-changing discovery. Help us preserve its natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage.
Beyond Pesticides/Coalition Against Misuse of Pesticides1134EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyPrevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control.
Blue Ridge Parkway Fndn.1121EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyPhilanthropic partner for Blue Ridge Parkway supporting projects and programs focused on natural resource preservation, cultural heritage, education and outreach, and enriching visitor experiences
Born Free USA, United with Animal Protection Inst.1145EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyWorks to end the suffering of wild animals in captivity, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife, including endangered species, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
Carolina Raptor Center1105EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyProvides environmental education, raptor rehabilitation and raptor medical training worldwide. Visitors to the center enjoy one of the country's largest displays of raptors.
Carolina Tiger Rescue, Carnivore Preservation1104EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyProvides rescue and sanctuary for wild cats; conservation education through tours, community outreach and summer camp; and opportunities for volunteering, internships, and community service.
Catawba Riverkeeper Fndn.1170EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyWe advocate for and secure protection and enhancement of the Catawba River, its lakes, tributaries and watershed to sustain its dependent human and wildlife populations
Chesapeake Bay Fndn.5138America's Best Charities - Member AgencyAmerica's waters and marine life face toxic pollution, overfishing, urban sprawl. Help realize our vision: safe drinking water, pristine waterways, thriving ecosystems locally and nationwide.
CleanAIRE NC1166EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyWe strive to ensure North Carolina's air quality meets or exceeds science-based air quality standards that protect public, environmental, and exonomic health
Conserving Carolina1162EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyConserving Carolina works to protect the uniquely diverse natural communities of Henderson, Polk, Transylvania, and parts of surrounding counties.
Coral Reef Alliance5147America's Best Charities - Member AgencyCORAL works with communities to build management systems that reduce threats to reefs. Increasing the health of the ecosystem, and communities that depend on them.
Defenders of Wildlife1140EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyFounded in 1947, Defenders of Wildlife is a major conservation organization focused solely on wildlife and habitat conservation and the safeguarding of biodiversity.
EarthShare North Carolina1100EarthShare North CarolinaSupports 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
Enviornmental Defense Fund1109EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyGuided by science and economics, we find practical, multidisciplinary, and lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems facing the planet.
Environmental & Energy Study Inst.1161EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyRenewable energy. Energy efficiency. Green jobs. Green buildings. Sustainable transportation and communities. Addressing climate change. Bringing constituencies together to find innovative policy solutions. Join us!
Friends of CEFS Fund6004NC Agricultural Foundation - Member AgencyIdentifies and secures support to use in educating an increasingly urban society about agriculture and its importance to our freedom and national heritage.
Friends of Mountains-to-Sea Trail1102EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyBuilding, protecting and promoting North Carolina's 1000-mile state trail from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks.
Friends of State Parks1153EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyCitizens Dedicated to the understanding, enjoyment, and protection of NC state parks, while promoting awareness of state parks to the quality of life in NC
Land Trust Alliance1136EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyWorks to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America. We lead, serve and support more than 1,000 land conservation organizations nationwide.
MountainTrue1125EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyMountainTrue is a trusted community partner working to keep our forests healthy, our air and water clean and our communities vibrant.
National Park Trust2941America's Best Charities - Member AgencyNPT impacts park preservation by providing in-depth environmental outdoor education experiences for underserved youth and families; and by providing funding to complete park preservation projects.