Ways to Give

Why Give?

Your gift will support Indigenous peoples, the most effective guardians of the rainforest. Your contribution will provide Indigenous peoples with tools, training, and resources that are proven to reduce deforestation.

Together, we can protect forests and stop the climate crisis.

Donate With a Check

Please make check donations payable to “Rainforest Foundation US” and mail them to the following address:

Rainforest Foundation US
P.O. Box 26908
Brooklyn, NY 11202

For WIRE transfers or any other questions regarding your donation, please email gro.s1721246962utser1721246962ofnia1721246962r@gni1721246962vig1721246962

More Ways to Give

Monthly donors enable us to plan for future investments, helping us respond quickly to threats and opportunities, and reduce our fundraising expenses. Join Treehouse

You can benefit from a combined tax savings of up to 70% of your gift when you donate appreciated stocks or mutual funds. Our online stock donation tool lets us know that the stock transfer is from you because that information is not included with the transfer. If you prefer to have your broker process the gift, please email us at gro.s1721246962utser1721246962ofnia1721246962r@gni1721246962vig1721246962 to let us know it’s on the way. Give stocks

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) from your individual retirement account (IRA), also known as IRA Charitable Distributions, are the savviest way for individuals age 70 ½ or older to maximize their charitable impact. Make a QCD

We have partnered with Freewill, a free online tool that lets you create a will in 20 minutes. By including Rainforest Foundation US in your will, you are helping ensure that rainforests continue standing for generations to come. If you already named RFUS in your state plan, you can report your gift here. Otherwise, start your will and make a bequest

If you have an IRA, 401(k), life-insurance policy, or any other assets not included in your will, you must plan your beneficiaries for them separately. Use this online tool to make your plans and designate us as a beneficiary of one or more of these assets.

Many employers will match your donation! Use our handy tool to see if your employer will match your donation to RFUS, whether you donated to us directly or through your workplace giving program.

We accept cryptocurrency. And, when you donate appreciated cryptocurrency directly to us, you don’t owe capital gains tax on those earnings, and neither do we. Donate crypto

Give your family and friends a chance to celebrate special occasions with you while protecting the rainforests. Ask them for a donation as a gift to you or start a fundraiser with your school, team, colleagues, or club. Start fundraising here

You can recommend a one time or recurring donation to Rainforest Foundation US through your DAF. If you have any questions about RFUS when managing your DAF, please contact gro.s1721246962utser1721246962ofnia1721246962r@gni1721246962vig1721246962. Talk to your investment manager or designate a DAF with this easy online tool.

Donate in honor of a loved one or to celebrate a special occasion. Send them a customized card to let them know about your gift. Make a gift here

How RFUS Uses Funds

*Figures according to Rainforest Foundation US’s 2022 Audited Financial Statement.

All online donations support Rainforest Foundation US’s work to protect the rainforests of Central and South America and will be allocated to the area of greatest need.

Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and are processed in US dollars. Rainforest Foundation is a US nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identification number 95-1622945) under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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Didier Devers
Chief of Party – USAID Guatemala

Didier has been coordinating the USAID-funded B’atz project since joining Rainforest Foundation US in April 2022. He holds a Master’s in Applied Anthropology and a Bachelor’s in Geography. Before joining the organization, Didier worked for 12 years in Central and South America on issues of transparency, legality, governance, and managing stakeholders’ processes in the environmental sector. Prior to that he worked on similar issues in Central Africa. He speaks French, Spanish, and English, and is based in Guatemala.