About EarthShare



Who We Are

EarthShare was founded in 1988 by America’s leading national environmental and conservation organizations with a clear mission: connecting workplaces to environmental causes. Today, EarthShare is your 501(c)(3) partner working at the intersection of the environmental community and corporate America to amplify sustainability efforts by galvanizing the power of employees. With an established member network of nearly 600 of America’s most respected nonprofits behind us, we help channel the passion for purpose in an evolving workforce to ensure a sustainable future.

See the list of EarthShare member organizations working to protect our water, air, land, and wildlife, and the state affiliates and chapters who represent them.


What We Do


Our employee engagement solution employers meet employees where they are, guide them toward sustainability commitments, and unleash their entrepreneurial spirit to achieve action-oriented results. EarthShare creates customized programs to help its partners educate, inspire, and empower their workforce while advancing environmental initiatives. Learn more.




Employees want to change the world and EarthShare can help. The EarthShare Corporate Alliance is a new turnkey program that gives employers a simplified way to engage and educate employees about the topic of our changing climate—to help create a well-informed, activated, and engaged workplace culture. Learn more.




Does your workplace offer its employees workplace giving? EarthShare provides a full range of employee philanthropy opportunities—including targeted and tailored issue funds—to give employees the opportunity to support the environmental causes and nonprofits that matter to them. Together we have raised over $300 million to support the nation's most trusted environmental nonprofits. Learn more.



More Information

How do I know EarthShare benefiting member charities are responsible & effective?
EarthShare requires applicant organizations to meet 17 different criteria before they're considered for membership. Our strict eligibility criteria were established so our partners and donors can be sure EarthShare  represents outstanding charities that operate with the highest possible ethical and professional standards. All current members undergo annual reviews.

What is your EIN?
EarthShare is a registered 501(c)(3) and our EIN (employee identification number) is 52-1601960.

What's next - how do I get involved?
We're here to support and guide you, whether you're an employee or an employer. If you follow the links above, you'll find more information about our programs. Email us or call us at 800.875.3863 to get started.

If you'd like to get started building a flourishing future right now, you can make a tax-deductible, secure online donation to help support our work.

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