Ways to Give

The Student Conservation Association started as one woman’s vision to protect and preserve America’s national parks — places that most citizens cherish and want to ensure they remain long into the future. Today, SCA carries on that noble tradition as America’s largest youth conservation organization.

Not only does your contribution help develop the next generation of conservation leaders, it also provides unforgettable, life-shaping experiences for thousands of young SCA members. When you contribute to SCA, you create a more sustainable planet today and into the future.

There are so many ways you can support SCA. Choose the one that’s right for you. Take a look at the options below, or contact us for more information. We are happy to discuss any of these options with you. Call us at 603-543-1700, ext. 1600 or email us at [email protected].

Give Now

Make a tax-deductible, online contribution right now. Or, you can download our printable donation form (PDF) if you prefer to donate by mail. Give now

Renew Your Support

Once you’ve become a donor, renew your support by giving to our annual fund. In doing so, you will provide a source of much needed support to our national parks.  Renew online today.

Monthly Giving

Make a monthly donation to the Student Conservation Association and support conservation all year long. With your monthly gift you will provide a steady stream of assistance to our conservation programs and provide valuable protection to our environment — saving valuable resources. Contributions are charged to your credit card once every month. Enroll now.

Gifts to Honor and Remember

Make a gift to the Student Conservation Association in memory of someone special, or to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday, wedding or holiday. Give a gift now and learn more.

Gifts of Stock

One attraction of donating appreciated securities, like stock, is that the tax savings enable you to make a gift at less cost than if you were to sell the shares and donate the equivalent amount in cash outright. Learn more.

Employer and Workplace Giving

You can maximize the impact your donation has on critical conservation efforts when you take advantage of employer matching gift programs or sign up for workplace giving. Make sure to ask your employer if they have an employer matching gift program or email us to learn more.

Gift and Estate Planning

Gift planning is an excellent way to make a meaningful charitable gift while minimizing taxes and increasing the possibilities for effective distribution of assets. Learn more about including the Student Conservation Association in your estate and become a member of the Liz Putnam Legacy Society. Learn more.

Shop through Amazon Smile

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to SCA if you choose us as your preferred charitable organization. Register here.

Major Gifts

If you are interested in having an even greater impact by embracing a bold vision – to see that our national parks, forests, public lands are protected forever, while simultaneously inspiring the next generation of conservation leaders - through a major gift, please contact our major gifts team at [email protected] or call 603-543-1700, ext. 1600 to learn more.

Tax Identification

The Student Conservation Association is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. All gifts to the Student Conservation Association are considered tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. You may download a copy of our IRS designation letter here.
Student Conservation Association Tax Identification number is: 91-0880684.

SCA’s Financials

Below are several of SCA’s financial documents available for public viewing. Feel free to download any of these forms. If you have any questions about our financials or the information contained within, please contact Joyce Hasbrouck, Controller.