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General Donations to ACES

General Donations

Help build a more sustainable future


A donation to ACES is allows us to forge bold innovation in environmental science education, ecological literacy, forest health, restoration of our lands, and sustainable agriculture. You can donate to "where it's needed most," here, or you can choose a specific area for your donation. 

Children's Education Fund

Children's Education Fund

Honor future generations by investing in their education


Our Children's Education Fund supports all of our ACES Ed programs, including our daily environmental science classes. Your donation will help us achieve our mission, "educating for environmental responsibility." Learn more about ACES Ed.

Gift Memberships

Naturalist Program

Train the next generation of environmental leaders


Naturalists connect visitors from around the world to local ecology. After graduating the Naturalist program, these ambitious young people go on to incredible careers and make global impact! Learn more here.


Forest Health Initiatives

Support clean air and healthy forests


Your donation today can help ensure that the forests of tomorrow are resilient and healthy. Your support protects our forests and will educate for the importance of these vital resources through our Forest Health Index.

Regenerative and Sustainable Agriculture at Rock Bottom Ranch

Regenerative Agriculture

Reduce carbon emissions through concious farming


Your support our sustainable agriculture programs, ACES is able to prioritize ecosystem health, energy efficiency, carbon sequestration, land stewardship, animal welfare, and social heritage.

Gift Memberships

Gift Memberships

Give the gift of nature


There isn’t a more meaningful gift than an investment in the future of our planet. Your gift recipient will enjoy all of our membership benefits for the gift membership level you select. With a gift of $50 or more, we will send a card to your gift recipient.

Tribute Gifts

Make a lasting contribution for someone you love


Make a donation in honor or memory to have a positive impact on the environment, and create a more sustainable future. With a gift of $50 or more, we will send a card to the person or family in whose name the donation was made. Show how much you care today.

Corporate Giving

Corporate Giving

Is it in your company’s vision to increase your commitment to sustainability? 


Corporate partners are essential to ACES’ success. Support of local and national corporate partners sustains our ability to provide meaningful environmental programs to the community. Help us broaden our reach today and make a lasting impact.

Elizabeth Paepcke Society

Create your legacy for the environment


Donors may play a significant role in securing the future of ACES by including ACES in their wills. Individuals who have made a planned gift to ACES are welcomed to the Elizabeth Paepcke Society that recognizes those whose gifts will extend beyond their lifetimes. Contact Christy Mahon at [email protected] for more information.