How You Can Help
When you join The Nature Conservancy in Illinois today, you will be welcomed into a family of dedicated individuals committed to protecting nature and preserving life.
By giving an online donation, you are providing essential funding for conservation initiatives in Illinois where the need for your support is greatest.
Become a member and receive six copies of Nature Conservancy, our magazine.
By including the Conservancy in your estate plans, you will make a big difference for the lands and waters you love.
Renew online today and your renewal gift will support the Conservancy's work to protect the Earth's most important natural places.
Our monthly givers' program is paperless and provides a stable flow of support for our critical conservation work.
Pledge a specified amount to be automatically deducted from each paycheck.
Gifts of appreciated securities to The Nature Conservancy can be a simple and tax-savvy way to support conservation.
Gifts of real estate can frequently save you thousands of dollars in income, estate and capital-gains taxes, while providing a substantial benefit to The Nature Conservancy.
Deferred gifts are a way to make a lasting contribution to the Conservancy while taking advantage of favorable federal and state tax laws.
Other Ways to Give
Volunteers help The Nature Conservancy devote a major portion of its funds to land and water conservation, keeping our effectiveness high and our costs low.
Are you a conservation-minded individual looking to protect natural places forever? Learn how to become a conservation buyer and view conservation properties for sale.
You can support our preserves by purchasing holiday gifts from a “wish lists” of tools, equipment and supplies that would help them burn prairies, remove invasive species, mark trails and conduct plant and animal surveys in the coming years.