Organizations We Support

All of the following 35 non-profit organizations will benefit from an undesignated gift to the Missouri Environmental Fund. Or you may choose to designate that your contribution should go to specific organizations on this list.

Missouri Environmental Fund (formerly Earth Share of Missouri) Donations are shared among member organizations to protect our environment - parks, trails, air, water, conservation, recycling, wildlife, habitat and much more, improving quality of life.
Audubon Missouri, An Office of the National Audubon Society Protecting birds, wildlife, habitats, in Missouri and USA, including oceans. Educational outreach programs instruct, inspire future conservationists. Audubon Centers Joplin and Riverlands) offer outdoor experiences.
Bridging The Gap Promoting regional sustainability by connecting environment, economy and community through environmental education, volunteer action and partnerships with businesses, governments and individuals.
Center for Plant Conservation Preventing the extinction of native U.S. plants through horticultural research, education, securing imperiled plant material, restoration and developing partnerships on a national level.
Conservation Federation of Missouri The citizen's voice for the outdoors since 1935. Programs include Conservation Leadership Corps, Teaming With Wildlife, Share The Harvest, Archery in the Schools and more!
Conservation Foundation of Missouri Charitable Trust Supports conservation research and education, Katy Trail projects, Missouri Stream Teams, Conservation Leadership Corps. Owns/operates Katy Trail Shelter. Gives numerous scholarships, grants and awards.
Endangered Wolf Center To preserve and protect Mexican gray wolves, red wolves and other canid species, with purpose and passion, carefully managed breeding, reintroduction and inspiring educational programs.
Gateway Greening, Inc. Educates and empowers people to strengthen their communities through gardening and urban agriculture. Projects: food-producing gardens and beautifully landscaped public green space throughout St. Louis.
Great Rivers Environmental Law Center A law firm providing free and reduced-fee legal assistance to individuals and organizations seeking to protect natural resources and public health. Fighting for Missouri's environment.
Green Center (The Friends of the Green Center) Offering opportunities to explore links between nature and culture in a natural gathering place with a prairie, woods, gardens and arboretum -- connecting people with nature.
Greenbelt Land Trust of Mid-Missouri Conserves streams, forests, grasslands and farmlands that represent Mid- Missouri's distinctive landscape. Protects natural ecosystems, wildlife habitat, and water quality for present and future generations.
Greenway Network Inc. Works to develop parks, trails and environmental education opportunities, promotes natural resource conservation and safety. Coordinates eastern Missouri Stream Teams; assists with Katy Trail linkages.
Heartland All Species Project Creates model neighborhood-sustainability programs by integrating environmental understanding into youth programs, with fun education around gardening, native landscaping, urban reforestation, home energy and waste reduction.
James River Basin Partnership Protecting and improving water quality of springs, streams and lakes in southwestern Missouri. Programs include clean ups, education, rain barrels, septic tank assistance, and more.
Meramec River Recreation Association MRRA preserves and protects the lower 108 miles of the Meramec River linking parks, trails, natural areas and historic sites enjoyed by thousands of people.
Metropolitan Energy Center Promotes sustainable, efficient, environmentally sound and economical use of energy through programs in education, community development, pollution prevention, and energy efficiency in buildings and transportation.
Missouri Botanical Garden (Missouri Botanical Garden Board of Trustees) Works to discover and share knowledge about plants and their environment, to preserve and enrich life. Conducts botanical research worldwide, educational and outreach programs regionally.
Missouri Coalition for the Environment Works to protect, preserve, restore and enhance the environment, so it is livable, healthful and sustainable through education, public engagement and legal action.
Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation Conserves and enhances Missouri's fish, forest and wildlife resources. Provides opportunities for people to use and enjoy the outdoors: conservation, restoration, outdoor education, fishing, hunting.
Missouri Environmental Education Association Helping educators inspire Missourians to care about, understand and act for their environment. Fostering environmental literacy and stewardship, benefitting health, sustainability and well-being of people.
Missouri Mycological Society Conducts community educational workshops. Acts as reference for physicians and poison control centers. Works to protect, identify and research wild mushroom habitat and related biodiversity.
Missouri Parks Association Promotes preservation and improvement of state parks through research, education, civic action. Works to increase understanding and enjoyment of Missouri's natural and cultural treasures.
Missouri Prairie Foundation Hands-on group that protects prairie heritage and wildlife through education, research, acquisition, and stewardship of thousands of acres, and also runs the Grow Native! program.
Missouri River Relief (River Relief Inc.) Organizes thousands of volunteers to remove trash from the Missouri River. Hosts educational events on the river for children, inspiring stewardship for this great resource.
Missouri Votes Conservation Education Fund Educates citizens and organizations about effective participation in government to further conservation goals, inform citizens and protect Missouri's natural resources -- land, air, forests and water.
Open Space Council for the St. Louis Region Is dedicated to preserving public and private open space lands for parks, conservation, outdoor recreation and public enjoyment. Organizes annual Operation Clean Stream (since 1967!).
Ozark Greenways, Inc. Working to preserve and enhance the Ozarks' natural heritage in Southwest Missouri for public use. Creating multi-use trails, greenways, parks open space and wildlife habitat.
Ozark Regional Land Trust A land conservancy protecting more than 25,000 acres of farmlands, forests, rivers, springs, natural areas, and open space through conservation easements, preserves and partnerships.
Sierra Club Foundation, The - Missouri Chapter Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing and litigation.
St. Louis Audubon Society Creating community connection to nature through education and conservation, focusing on birds and providing classroom education program, education seminars, field trips and hands-on conservation projects
St. Louis Zoo Association Conserves animals and their habitats through outstanding educational and recreational experiences, scientific research and animal management. Provides resources to enhance and support zoological programs.
Surplus Exchange Inc., The Environmental organization focused on electronic / business furniture recycling / reuse. Diverts thousands of tons from landfills while supporting social programs. Teaches youth to assemble, operate computers.
Trailnet, Inc. Trailnet’s work fosters walking and biking as a daily lifestyle. We get people moving and advocate for communities to build better, safer environments for everyone.
Trout Unlimited, Ozark Council Preserves and enhances Missouri's cold water streams, protects species which live therein. Projects include: stream accesses, handicapped fishing bridge, habitat restoration, land conservation, tree planting.
Wonders of Wildlife (American National Fish and Wildlife Museum) Educating, informing and entertaining people about the value of fish and wildlife, building appreciation of our hunting and fishing heritage, motivating conservation of outdoor resources.
World Bird Sanctuary Preserving earth's biological diversity and securing the future of threatened bird species (Eagles, Owls, Falcons, others) in natural environments through rehabilitation, breeding, field studies, education.