Support us with your charitable donation this holiday season
The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Friends group, authorized by Congress to support the education, interpretation, and research activities of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Help us in our mission to promote public awareness and appreciation of the San Francisco Bay and its natural history, and to conserve and preserve the remaining bay lands as essential wildlife habitat.
Your support of our education, interpretation, and research activities is more important than ever. Any amount you’re willing to donate this holiday season will be greatly appreciated! Donations may be fully tax-deductible.
The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society works to fund educational events, research and exhibits in cooperation with local, regional and state agencies. With federal cut-backs to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service budget, your funding of our environmental programs is very welcome.
For over 30 years, the San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society has:
- Introduced the refuge to tens of thousands of students of all ages
- Helped fund the Bair Island restoration and Management Plan, restoration work at Antioch Dunes NWR, and uplands restoration at the Environmental Education Center
- Provided weekend staff in Alviso through long-term partnerships with the City of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program
- Provided funding for a new boardwalk at the New Chicago Marsh Trail at the Environmental Education Center
- Funded a new greenhouse
- Provided funds to create a native plant nursery
- And much more
Take a visual tour of our achievements over the years and help us with our mission by donating to the Society.
Are you and your employer looking to give back to your communities and make it a better place to live? Then we have an opportunity for you! The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society accepts corporate gifts from companies wishing to develop relationships with the local community. If you and your company, or even your friends and family’s companies, are interested in volunteerism, environmental education, and habitat restoration for flood protection, cleaner air and cleaner water, send us the contact information for your company’s community involvement and charitable giving division. It’s a great way for employees to connect their companies with the organizations that they are passionate about. You can also stretch your dollars by having your employer match your contribution to the San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society by participating in the Society’s matching gift program.
In addition, the San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society can arrange presentations for interested companies to learn more about the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge and its programs, invite companies out for a tour, or coordinate volunteer activities at the refuge as part of team building exercises. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org about your company’s programs for community involvement and charitable giving.