Ways to Give

Reconnecting People with Nature

Direct financial gifts are the heart of Nature in the City and support work that grants often do not. Important work like advocacy, nature walks, project management, office rent, and communication with our Advisory Council, staff, and volunteers—is largely supported by you, our members and donors—and we thank you! 


Ways to Give

Nature in the City members support our work and are ambassadors for local nature. Members receive the following benefits:

  • Early-bird invitations to member-only events and Nature in the City walks 

  • Nature in the City publications, hand-collected seeds, and small gifts
  • 10% off or gift certificates to Bay Natives Nursery and Nature's Acres Nursery  (depends on giving level)
  • Discounted one-year or free subscription to Bay Nature's quarterly magazine (depends on giving level)
  • Discounts of $10 to $15 on San Francisco Botanical Garden classes and events

Online Gifts
We gladly accept tax-deductible donations of any amount and regularity. Please follow this link to our online giving page.

Gifts of Stock
Donations of appreciated stock are welcome! Please contact our fiscal sponsor by emailing donorinquiry[at]earthisland.org, and mention that you’d like to donate stock to Nature in the City.

Tribute and Acknowledgement Giving
Honor a friend, family member or loved one with a gift to Nature in the City, please follow this link to our online giving page, and use the comment field to provide us with special acknowledgements and instructions.

Gift and Estate Planning
Making a gift to Nature in the City from your estate can help maximize your philanthropic goals. An estate gift ensures that we can continue to conserve, restore, and care for San Francisco’s natural habitats for years to come. Please contact, us at info[at]natureinthecity.org or 415-564-4107 if you have questions or want to learn more about how estate planning can help ensure that our work continues.

Over the Phone or by Mail
If you would prefer to provide us with your credit card information over the phone, or to discuss additional giving options, please call us at 415-564-4107. To donate by mail, please send your check to: Nature in the City, P.O. Box 170088 San Francisco, CA 94117.

Nature in the City is a fiscally sponsored project of Earth Island Institute, a California non-profit 501(c)3 organization.