Save the Environment Fund
It’s up to each and every one of us to protect the world in which we live, and to preserve its beauty for generations to come. With thousands of years of pollution, deforestation, overfishing, drilling, and more, we’ve put an incredible strain on the environment and now, the planet needs our help.
Together, we can reduce plastic pollution, fight climate change, protect our planet’s wildlife, and fund our collective dream of a sustainable future. Your single donation can support a range of environmental projects to reverse the damage humans have caused while laying a strong, sustainable foundation for the future. Will you join our cause?
Who benefits from your donation?
When you make a donation to the GoFundMe.org Save the Environment Fund, you support urgent needs, as well as broader, pervasive issues tied to the environment.
The Save the Environment Fund is a part of the Environment Cause, which gives you the ability to help both individuals who have started GoFundMe® fundraisers to benefit the planet, as well as organizations championing environmental causes. A single donation supports both community-based and national efforts to protect the environment.
You can rest assured knowing that we verify every fundraiser to which we give, ensuring that your donation supports various environmental initiatives. Additionally, we will send you regular updates about the individuals and organizations you’ve helped.
Am I eligible for a grant?
To qualify for a grant from our Save the Environment Fund, your GoFundMe fundraiser must serve a charitable class by, namely, benefiting the environment. Example efforts include creating or maintaining free community gardens, organizing public beach or river cleanups, or funding Scout or school projects aimed at preserving nature or otherwise helping the environment. Grants cannot be used to pay for travel or accommodations, even if related to an environmental project or research.
If you have or know a fundraiser that may qualify for a grant, please submit it here for review.
To learn more about this Fund and hear powerful stories from those your donation is helping, and see fundraisers associated with this effort, check out the Environment Cause page. To learn more about how GoFundMe Causes work, visit our FAQ.
GoFundMe.org is a 501(c)(3) public charity (EIN 81-2279757). Its mission is to provide fast and effective relief to victims of disaster, and to fund education and other charitable initiatives. In its first 5 years of operation, GoFundMe.org raised over $140 million, for distribution to vetted nonprofit organizations serving the same mission, and to verified individuals who are part of the charitable class. GoFundMe.org eliminates the paradox of choice for donors by providing one centralized place to give, knowing that those dollars are efficiently dispersed to the right organizations and people. Donations to this fund are tax-deductible to the extent permissible by law.
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