Your gift can help protect our air, water, land and wildlife, and our health. We are a BBBWise Giving Alliance Accredited Sharing.
You can give to all of EarthShare Ohio's charities through one simple payroll contribution!
To engage individuals and organizations in creating a healthy and sustainable environment.
EarthShare Ohio is an opportunity, a system, and an answer for environmentally conscious employees and workplaces to support dozens of environmental groups at once through a charitable giving drive.
EarthShare Ohio's beneficiaries work every day to safeguard your health and the environment and they are combating global warming and protecting ancient forests as well as guarding groundwater from toxic contaminants and saving endangered species. These efforts, and so many more, are supported by EarthShare Ohio's activities.
EarthShare Ohio is part of a nationwide network of America's leading non-profit environmental and conservation organizations, working to promote environmental education and charitable giving, primarily through workplace giving campaigns.
Founded by its member charities in 1988, EarthShare, the national organization, is an opportunity for environmentally-conscious employees and workplaces to support hundreds of environmental groups through a charitable giving drive. EarthShare represents and supports more than 400 of America's most respected environmental and conservation groups, including 39 national organizations and hundreds of local groups in 18 affiliate states including Ohio.
Our goal is to continue expanding opportunities for working people to have an easy and effective way to help the environment, and in doing so, help ensure the preservation of our natural heritage.
Additionally, we aim to be your trusted and proven giving source. EarthShare Ohio earned the Better Business Bureau's Accredited Charity ranking.
EarthShare Ohio manages workplace giving campaigns for its environmental charities to raise vital funds for these organizations. In EarthShare Ohio's payroll contribution drives, employees may pledge a small amount of each paycheck to help solve environmental problems.
Our donors don't have to choose between supporting public health or our air, water, land or wildlife. EarthShare Ohio's member charities represent a wide array of environmental issues and one general donation to EarthShare Ohio 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 member organizations. The choice is yours.
More than 90% of donations go directly to support environmental programs because EarthShare Ohio has one of the lowest overheads of any comparable federation. Overhead rates vary from state to state for campaigns including EarthShare's state affiliates.
EarthShare Ohio requires applicant organizations to meet 22 different criteria before being considered for membership. The strict eligibility criteria were established so donors could be sure EarthShare Ohio 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 the membership requirements.