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The mission of EarthShare of Texas is to conserve natural resources and build a healthy and sustainable environment by partnering with our member organizations, employers, and the community.
EarthShare of Texas is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation is committed to making environmental support as easy as possible by giving working people the ability to donate through workplace payroll contribution campaigns. Founded by its member charities in 1988, EarthShare is an opportunity for environmentally-conscious employees and workplaces to support hundreds of environmental groups through a charitable giving drive. EarthShare of Texas participates in campaigns at hundreds of public and privates sector workplaces.
Today EarthShare of Texas represents and supports more than 70 of America's most respected environmental and conservation groups, including 39 national organizations and hundreds of local groups in 18 affiliate states. EarthShare of Texas' member organizations work hard every day to safeguard your health and the environment by combating global warming, protecting ancient forests, protecting our water from toxic contaminants, saving endangered species and so much more. All of these efforts are supported by EarthShare of Texas' mission.
Our goal is to be your trusted and proven giving source. For several years running, our federation has achieved Charity Navigator's coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management. Our Summary of Financial Activities as well as our Guidestar financial profile and 990 are available for review. (search "EarthShare").
How does EarthShare work?
EarthShare manages workplace giving campaigns for its national environmental participating organizations to raise vital funds for these organizations. In EarthShare's payroll contribution drives, employees may pledge a small amount of each paycheck to help solve environmental problems.
What causes can I support through EarthShare?
Our donors don't have to choose between supporting public health or our air, water, land or wildlife. EarthShare of Texas' participating organizations represent a wide array of environmental issues and one general donation to EarthShare can touch all of these causes. On the other hand, if you have a preference you may direct your gift to one or more specific participating organizations. The choice is yours.
How much of my donation goes to the participating organizations?
More than 90% of donations go directly to support environmental programs because EarthShare has one of the lowest overheads of any comparable federation.
How does EarthShare of Texas qualify its participating organizations?
EarthShare of Texas requires applicant organizations to meet 17 different criteria before they're considered for membership. Our strict eligibility criteria were established so donors could be sure EarthShare represents outstanding charities that operate with the highest possible ethical and professional standards. All current members undergo annual reviews to ensure their continued adherence to our membership requirements.