Your generous donation can help in the following ways:
|$10,000||Supports two underserved schools participation in our Civic Science: Inquiry to Action program|
|$5,000||Provides professional learning, teaching resources and field trip support for one school|
|$2,500||Supports five classrooms with transportation to present at our annual Student Symposium|
|$1,000||Enables two teachers to participate in the CELF Summer Institute|
|$500||Helps us connect a classroom to a series of Green Careers guest speakers|
|$250||Provides a stipend to a high school student in our CELF Scholars program|
|$100||Supplies a school with pocket prairies to promote local biodiversity and school gardening|
|$50||Equips a classroom with Civic Science data collection tools (i.e. water testing kits, hydroponic grow kits)|
|$25||Helps us distribute Big Ideas of Sustainability classroom posters to 5 teachers|
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Donate by Mail
By sending your tax-deductible contribution to:
The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation
100 Summit Lake Drive, Suite 160
Valhalla, NY 10595
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CELF is already on file with most national donor advised-funds. Your DAF can mail your grant to the address above. Our EIN is 36-4540146.
Bank or Wire Transfer
To transfer funds directly to CELF, please contact our Finance Manager for wire transfer instructions or Zelle information.
Donations of Securities
Gifts of publicly traded securities that have appreciated in value allow you to avoid capital gains taxes while also receiving a tax deduction for your gift. You benefit from making a contribution that would be larger than what you might have been able to donate in cash. Securities may be made as outright gifts or as a payment on a pledge. Stock certificates may be re-assigned directly to CELF or may be transferred through the donor’s broker. The mean market value on the date of the transfer will determine the value of the gift for tax purposes. To make a gift of securities to CELF, please contact our Finance Manager.
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Please contact Pallavi Mehta: 914.449.6868 or email email@example.com with any questions.
“I want to make sure younger generations have the deep essential grasp of sustainability and thoroughly incorporate it into an ongoing living reality. It makes me feel very inspired and motivated to support this work.”Diane Fletcher Hoppe
Advisor to the San Diego Foundation, Willis and Jane Fletcher Family Fund III
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