The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
We address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. Thanks to the support of our more than 1 million members, we’ve built a tremendous record of success since our founding in 1951:
It's who we are and how we work that has made the Conservancy so successful — and makes us optimistic that we can expand that great conservation work to meet the challenges ahead:
The Conservancy's strong performance is recognized by Charity Navigator as exceeding or meeting industry standards.
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The Conservancy operates openly and transparently. Find out more about the way we do business:
We address the most urgent conservation challenges at the largest scale. Today, more of our natural world is at risk than ever before. So our work is crucial to keep vital habitats and unique species from being lost forever.
But we can’t achieve the large-scale conservation victories necessary without the support and involvement of those who share our passion for preserving our last great places.
There are many ways to support the work of The Nature Conservancy. With so much at stake, we hope you will get involved now:
If you have a question about the Conservancy, please call us at (800) 628-6860 or contact us for more information.
The Conservancy has been named a "Top-Rated Charity" by the American Institute of Philanthropy.
The Conservancy complies with the Ethical Guidelines for Fundraising and Other Nonprofit Communications set forth by the Direct Marketing Association.
The Direct Marketing Association names The Nature Conservancy as their 2012 Nonprofit Organization of the Year.
The Land Trust Accreditation Commission recognizes the Conservancy for meeting national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever.
The Nature Conservancy has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2013 by the Ethisphere Institute.
Critical to The Nature Conservancy's success in achieving conservation results is its success in securing support from foundations, corporations, and other organizational partners. More on our partners