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You can give to all of EarthShare's charities through one simple payroll contribution!
To educate and engage individuals and organizations in creating a healthy and sustainable environment.
EarthShare New York is committed to making environmental support as easy as possible by giving working people the ability to donate through workplace payroll contribution campaigns. Founded by its member charities in 1991, EarthShare New York is an opportunity for environmentally-conscious employees and workplaces to support over sixty environmental groups through a charitable giving drive. EarthShare New York participates in campaigns at dozens of public and privates sector workplaces across New York , and supports many more across the country through EarthShare and its affiliate state system.
Nationally, EarthShare represents and supports more than 500 of America 's most respected environmental and conservation groups, including dozens of national organizations and hundreds of local groups in 22 states. EarthShare's member organizations work hard every day to safeguard your health and the environment by combating climate change, protecting ancient forests, protecting our water from toxic contaminants, saving endangered species and so much more. All of these efforts are supported by EarthShare's mission.
EarthShare New York also offers additional employee engagement benefits in sustainability, such as:
Volunteer Opportunities With Our Member Charities
Green Team Tools and Roundtable Networking Best Practices Opportunities
Speakers from our Member Charities for Employee Educational Events
Assistance with EcoFairs and other Environmental Tabling Opportunities
Our goal is to be your trusted and proven giving source. Our Summary of Financial Activities are available for review. (search "EarthShare").
How does EarthShare New York work?
EarthShare New York manages workplace giving campaigns that raise critical funds for local and national environmental and conservation charities. In EarthShare New York's payroll contribution drives at the workplace, employees may pledge an amount of each paycheck.
What causes can I support through EarthShare New York?
Our donors don't have to choose between supporting public health or our air, water, land or wildlife. EarthShare New York's member charities member charities represent a wide array of environmental issues and a donation to EarthShare New York can touch all of these causes. On the other hand, if you have a preference you may direct your gift to one or more specific member organizations. The choice is yours!
You can learn more about the benefits of workplace giving here.
How much of my donation goes to the member charities?
More than 98% of donations go directly to support environmental programs because EarthShare New York has one of the lowest overheads of any comparable federation. Overhead rates vary nationally and from state to state for campaigns.
How does EarthShare New York qualify its member charities?
EarthShare New York requires applicant organizations to meet 17 different criteria before being considered for membership. Our strict eligibility criteria were established so donors could be sure EarthShare New York represents outstanding charities that operate with the highest possible ethical and professional standards. All current members undergo annual reviews to ensure their continued adherence to our membership requirements.