Animal & Conservation Charities

NOTE: Charities are listed alphabetically, including any articles at the beginning of the name. For instance, if the charity's name is "The Bible League", you should look in the section beginning with the letter 'T', as well as in the section beginning with 'B'.

Alaska Conservation Foundation
Alaska has awe inspiring expanses of tundra, internationally critical oceans and seas, breathtaking glaciated mountains, extraordinary rivers and lakes, and spectacular stands of old growth temperate ... [read more]

American Forests
American Forests is a world leader in planting trees for environmental restoration, a pioneer in the science and practice of urban forestry, and a primary communicator of the benefits of trees and for... [read more]

American Humane Association
The mission of the American Humane Association, as a network of individuals and organizations, is to prevent cruelty, abuse, neglect and exploitation of children and animals and to assure that their i... [read more]

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was founded in 1866 as the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Today, the ASPCA has over 680,000 members and donors and c... [read more]

Animal Protection Institute
The Animal Protection Institute (API) is a national animal advocacy nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Founded in 1968, API's mission is to advocate for the protection of animals from cruelty and explo... [read more]

Conservation International
Conservation International believes that the Earth's natural heritage must be maintained if future generations are to thrive spiritually, culturally, and economically. Our mission is to conserve th... [read more]

Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities. We focus our programs on what scientists consider two of the most serious envir... [read more]

Delta Society
Delta Society is the leading international resource for the human-animal bond. Delta Society has been the force to validate the important role of animals for people's health and well-being by promotin... [read more]

Ducks Unlimited
Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores, and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people. Ducks Unlimited stands today ... [read more]

Environmental Defense
Environmental Defense is a leading national nonprofit organization representing more than 300,000 members. Since 1967, we have linked science, economics and law to create innovative, equitable and cos... [read more]

Izaak Walton League of America
The Izaak Walton League is a diverse group of 50,000 men and women dedicated to protecting our nation's soil, air, woods, waters and wildlife. Our strength lies in our grassroots, commonsense approach... [read more]

Jane Goodall Institute
The Jane Goodall Institute advances the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment of all living things. The objectives of the Institute are to: Increase... [read more]

National Arbor Day Foundation
The purpose of the National Arbor Day Foundation is to engage in educational and charitable activities including officially promoting the annual observance of Arbor Day; creating an awareness and appr... [read more]

National Audubon Society
Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. Founded in 1905, the National Au... [read more]

National Park Trust
The National Park Trust is the only land conservancy uniquely dedicated to preserving America’s national system of parks, wildlife refuges, and historic monuments. This mission is accomplished primar... [read more]

National Parks Conservation Association
Since 1919, the National Parks Conservation Association has been the sole voice of the American people in the fight to safeguard the scenic beauty, wildlife, and historical and cultural treasures of t... [read more]

Natural Resources Defense Council
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Save the Redwoods League
The drive to preserve the redwoods on the northern coast of California began in 1917, after the completion of Highway 101, when several prominent conservationists traveled to Humboldt and Del Norte co... [read more]

The Humane Society of the United States
The human-animal bond is as old as human history. We cherish our animal companions for their unconditional affection and acceptance. We feel a thrill when we glimpse wild creatures in their natural ha... [read more]

The Marine Mammal Center
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The Nature Conservancy
Since 1951, we've been working with communities, businesses and people like you to protect more than 92 million acres around the world. Our Mission: To preserve the plants, animals and natural comm... [read more]

The Ocean Conservancy
As the largest and oldest organization dedicated solely to protecting the oceans, we take our work very seriously. With more than 900,000 members and volunteers, The Ocean Conservancy combines science... [read more]

Trust For Public Land 
Land conservation is central to TPL's mission. Founded in 1972, the Trust for Public Land is the only national nonprofit working exclusively to protect land for human enjoyment and well-being. TPL hel... [read more]

Wildlife Conservation Society
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World Wildlife Fund
Known worldwide by its panda logo, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is dedicated to protecting the world's wildlife and wildlands. The largest privately supported international conservation organization in t... [read more]

 

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