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[ Charitable Group Code: 3 ]

African Wildlife Foundation

awf.org Protects imperiled species- lions, gorillas, rhinos, elephants, zebras-- through habitat conservation, science, leadership training and wildlife and community beneficial business development for over 50 years. - 15.52%

Audubon Foundation of Texas

audubonfoundationtexas.org Making Texas better by encouraging conservation through education, research, citizen involvement, programs for Texas' birds, wildlife and habitats. Supports Audubon Texas, Audubon chapters, sanctuaries statewide. - 12.49%

Austin Parks Foundation

austinparks.org We work with community groups, city staff and volunteers to adopt, maintain and revitalize public parks for the recreation and enjoyment of all citizens. - 9.71%

Austin Youth River Watch

ayrw.org Transforming the lives of 120 high-school students every year through holistic, youth-development activities that focus on environmental stewardship and academic success. - 15.75%

Bat Conservation International

batcon.org Worldwide authority on bats committed to their protection through direct habitat conservation, research and education; facilitating solutions that help both bats and people. - 20.35%

Bayou Preservation Association

bayoupreservation.org Our mission is to protect and restore the richness and diversity of our waterways through activism, advocacy, collaboration, and education. - 18.90%

Beyond Pesticides

beyondpesticides.org Prevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control. - 5.13%

Bike Texas Education Fund

biketexas.org Encourages increased participation in the healthful and environmentally responsible activity of bicycling by educating children and adults in bicycle traffic safety and active transportaion benefits. - 8.16%

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center

bpraptorcenter.org Experience based, integrated environmental education heightens understanding of raptors' vital roles maintaining healthy ecosystems and as indicators of human impact. - 21.69%

Buffalo Bayou Partnership

buffalobayou.org Revitalizing and transforming Buffalo Bayou, Houston's most significant natural resource. We protect land for future parks and trails, coordinate capital projects and sponsor wide-ranging events. - 3.68%

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

chej.org Protects the health of communities and children through grassroots organizing, coalition-building, and consumer campaigns to eliminate dangerous chemicals in water, air, homes, and schools. - 13.74%

Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems

cmpbs.org Sustainable building demonstrations, public policy initiatives and educational activities protect human health and the environment through integrating materials, energy, water and waste systems. Established 1975. - 13.9%

Children's Environmental Health Institute

cehi.org Providing education about how children are vulnerable to environmental toxins that increase their risk for childhood diseases such as asthma, cancer, behavioral disorders and autism. - 3.62%

Citizens' Environmental Coalition Education Fund

cechouston.org The CEC, a coalition of about 100 environmental groups, fosters dialogue, education, and collaboration on environmental issues in the Houston/Gulf Coast region. - 23.50%

Clean Water Fund of Texas

cleanwaterfund.org Neighborhood based action and education programs bringing people, businesses and government together for solutions that protect water and health, prevent pollution and conserve resources. - 13.23%

Conservation International Foundation

conservation.org Using a strong foundation of science, partnerships and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for humanity's enduring well-being. - 17.49%

Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders.org Founded in 1947, Defenders of Wildlife is a major national conservation organization focused solely on wildlife and habitat conservation and the safeguarding of biodiversity. - 16.10%

EarthShare of Texas

earthshare-texas.org One gift supports the work of all participating charities, listed below, who work to protect natural resources and public health and quality of life. - 5.02%

Ecology Action of Texas

ecology-action.org Central Texas’ recycling and Zero Waste resource. Programs include a 24 hour drop-off recycling center, telephone referrals, educational programs, composting and business recycling services. - 13.14%

Endangered Species Media Project

vanishingwildlife.com Promotes greater understanding of how the quality of human life is enhanced by preservation of wilderness and wildlife. Provides hands-on conservation activities for youth. - 11.8%

Environmental and Energy Study Institute

eesi.org Renewable energy. Energy efficiency. Green jobs. Green buildings. Sustainable transportation and communities. Addressing climate change. Bringing constituencies together to find innovative policy solutions. Join us! - 15.42%

Environmental Defense Fund, Texas Office

edf.org Guided by science, we design practical, long-term strategies to protect wildlife and natural resources, and safeguard clean air, water and human health. - 16.83%

Environmental Law Institute

eli.org Environmental law that works for you: community-based education plus research on national problems equals solutions to protect people and nature. Independent and non-partisan. - 18.83%

Friends of Big Bend National Park

bigbendfriends.org Our mission is to support, promote, and raise funds for Big Bend National Park in partnership with the National Park Service. - 14.18%

Galveston Bay Foundation

galvbay.org To preserve, protect and enhance the natural resources of Galveston Bay for present users and posterity through programs in advocacy, conservation, education and research. - 20.28%

Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance

aquiferalliance.org Uniting citizens across Central and South Texas in advocacy to protect our groundwater, watersheds, flora and fauna, history and culture of the Texas Hill Country. - 22.23%

Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust

gbrtrust.org  To preserve the natural heritage of the Guadalupe watershed, by protecting open landscapes, working farms and ranches, and wildlife habitat through conservation and education. - 5.48%

Katy Prairie Conservancy

katyprairie.org The Katy Prairie Conservancy protects wildlife and plant communities of the Katy Prairie through conservation of open spaces, with nearly 20,000 acres protected to date. - 6.37%

National Wildlife Federation

nwf.org/Southcentral Works to protect the land, water, and wildlife of Texas, and to connect people of all ages with nature. - 21.65%

Natural Resources Defense Council

nrdc.org Defends embattled wilderness, rivers, clean air, coasts and wildlife across America and around the globe. Saved Baja's whales, Canada's Spirit bears, and California's sequoias. - 17.07%

Pesticide Action Network North America

panna.org Working to eliminate hazardous pesticides by linking consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups internationally to advance safer, ecologically sound pest control alternatives. - 10.73%

Public Citizen

citizen.org/texas Celebrating 30 years in Texas, Public Citizen works for a healthy environment and workplace, clean and safe energy, safe products, corporate and government accountability. - 17.81%

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

railstotrails.org Converts thousands of miles of unused railroad corridors into public trails for walking, bicycling, hiking, skating, horseback riding, skiing, wildlife habitats and nature appreciation. - 24.93%

Rainforest Alliance

rainforest-alliance.org Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. - 7.05%

San Marcos River Foundation

sanmarcosriver.org To preserve public access to the San Marcos River and protect the flow, natural beauty and purity of the river, its watershed and estuaries forever. - 14.67%

Save Our Springs Alliance

sosalliance.org Protecting the pristine water quality of the Texas Hill Country's Edwards Aquifer with special emphasis on Barton Springs through science, education, and creative outreach. - 23.00%

SPARK School Park Program

sparkpark.org Helps public schools in the Houston-Harris County area develop their playgrounds into community parks. - 14.60%

State of Texas Alliance for Recycling

recyclingstar.org Promotes waste minimization, recycling, material reuse and environmental awareness through public policy, professional development and education to conserve natural resources within a sustainable economic framework. - 17.81%

Surfrider Foundation

surfrider.org Protects and preserves the world's oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Activities include: water quality monitoring, environmental education and grassroots activism. - 14.28%

Sustainable Food Center

sustainablefoodcenter.org Our mission: to cultivate a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious , affordable food. - 13.10%

Texas Campaign for the Environment Fund

texasenvironment.org/fund Promotes environmental protection and government accountability. Conducts authoritative research and public education to protect human health. Advocates producer take-back recycling of toxic household products - 14.85%

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation

tpwf.org Partners with Texas Parks and Wildlife to protect Texas' unique natural and cultural resources and to expand the potential for diverse recreation. - 8.47%

Texas Solar Energy Society

txses.org We educate the public on the potential of solar energy, energy efficiency and promote the wise use of sustainable, clean and water conscious resources. - 11.80%

The Conservation Fund

conservationfund.org The nation's most efficient and effective conservation organization - protecting working landscapes, wildlife habitat, historic and recreation sites - with 96% of funds going directly to mission. - 2.86%

The Nature Conservancy of Texas

nature.org The Nature Conservancy - Protecting the lands and waters on which all life depends. - 20.82%

The Peregrine Fund

peregrinefund.org Protects eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding, and conservation programs. Helps preserve rainforests. Educates children and adults about nature and science. - 18.13%

The Sierra Club Foundation, Texas Chapter

tscf.org Works to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research and publishing. - 12.22%

The Student Conservation Association

thesca.org The only national organization building new generations of conservation leaders by providing college and high-school students with service experience in parks, forests and communities. - 20.50%


treefolks.org TreeFolks - Growing Central Texas urban forests through tree planting, education, and community partnerships. - 13.24%

Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center

westcave.org  Inspiring people to develop a lifelong practice of enjoying and protecting nature by providing experiences that foster the discovery, exploration and conservation of nature. - 20.58%

Wildflower Donor Inc.

wildflower.org To support the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in increasing the sustainable use and conservation of native wildflowers and landscapes through research, education and demonstration. - 11.83%

Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation

wildlife-rescue.org We rescue, rehabilitate, and release orphaned and injured native wildlife; provide sanctuary to un-releasable animals and conduct environmental education programs. - 18.10%

World Wildlife Fund

worldwildlife.org Multinational conservation organization working worldwide to combat climate change, save endangered animals, protect wild habitats, and transform market forces to act in harmony with nature. - 18.61%

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