As the only private, non-profit nature center in the region, Irvine relies upon the support of countless individuals, foundations and corporations. Annually, we offer free admission to our grounds, trails and facilties to 70,000 people. Donations that help us support this are always welcome. Donations to Irvine are tax-deductible as we are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
Donor support can come in a number of ways, be it through membership, volunteering, donations to operations or the capital campaign, in-kind donations of needed equipment and supplies found on our wish list, and/or shoppoing in our Nature Store (where our members maximize their purchase with a 10% discount).
As a donor, you want to know how an organization is going to use your money. See for yourself! We invite you to peruse our Annual Report and learn more about our activities this past year.
10 Ways to Support Irvine Nature Center
1. Make a tax-deductible online donation.
2. Join as a member.
3. Register for our adult-friendly continuing education classes.
5. Donate an item from our wish list.
6. Shop in our Nature Store.
7. Participate in ongoing programs and fun events.
9. Ask your company to match your gift.
10. Write Irvine into your estate planning.
Plant a Tree. Leave a Legacy.
Trees are a great gift to the planet and to future generations. You can be a part of this by purchasing a tree in honor of or in memory of a loved one.
These trees will help protect our land, restore our wildlife and safeguard our precious ground and surface water. They will also help capture carbon dioxide, which improves our air quality.
Honor Someone Special
By giving a tree as a memorial or gift to celebrate a loved one (or a special event such as a wedding or bar/bat mitzvah), you'll be leaving their mark on the world forever. For a donation of $1,000, Irvine will plant a mature (6-foot-tall) native tree in honor of the person you choose. This level includes a special plaque for the designee.
Make a difference today. Plant a tree.