There are many ways to give. From the Sierra Nevada to the California Current, and from Alaska to Antarctica, we are exploring, discovering, empowering, and conserving through science and collaboration. Your support makes it all possible! Find ways to give that fit your goals and catalyze Point Blue’s urgent work.

Point Blue Conservation Science’s Federal Tax ID: 94-1594250


Make a Gift

Your gift supports Point Blue efforts to reduce the negative impacts of habitat loss, climate change, and other environmental stressors, while developing and testing nature-based solutions to the challenges ahead. 

With your gift of $50* or more per year, you will receive the following membership benefits:

  • Our award-winning newsletter, the Point Blue Quarterly
  • Invitation to Point Blue’s Annual Celebration Meeting
  • Special bird and conservation walks led by Point Blue experts
  • Invitations to see bird banding and other scientific demonstrations at our Palomarin Field Station in Bolinas, California

With your gift of $500 or more, you will become a Friend of Point Blue and receive invitations to additional exclusive events.

*Discounted membership rates are available for youths and seniors.

“Preserving our planet so that it can sustain life as we know it is the critical issue of our time. Point Blue is the leader in developing sustainable systems driven by crucial data collection and pragmatic ecology programs.” – John Monson, Point Blue Supporter

 

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Give Monthly

Setting up a recurring monthly gift to Point Blue is the greenest, most efficient way to provide support for our ambitious climate-smart initiatives. Help reduce paper waste and precious staff resources — ensuring more of your contribution goes directly to accomplishing our crucial work.

Your gift will be processed automatically on the 15th day of each month and you will receive the following membership benefits:

  • Point Blue’s award-winning Quarterly newsletter
  • Invitation to Point Blue’s Annual Celebration Meeting
  • Special bird and conservation walks led by Point Blue experts
  • Opportunities to observe or participate in Point Blue’s Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW) restorations
  • Invitations to see bird banding and other scientific demonstrations at our Palomarin Field Station in Bolinas, California

 

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Legacy Giving

You can help advance climate-smart conservation solutions for birds, other wildlife, and human communities by making a bequest or other planned gift to Point Blue. Your gift, no matter the size, will help ensure that Point Blue remains a strong voice for climate-smart conservation science and nature-based solutions for wildlife and people — well into the future!

There are many ways to make a planned gift, including options that offer tax benefits and provide income for you or a loved one. Supporters who have provided for our future through planned gifts are invited to join Point Blue’s Tern Society. As a Tern Society member, you will receive invitations to exclusive events as well as recognition in our publications.

“I see my estate plan as an extension of my life’s interests. I am hopeful that my financial contributions help in meaningful and diverse ways, and second, my actions in the environmental community might encourage others to give however they can.” – Mark Mushkat, Tern Society Member

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Donate Stocks, Bonds, or Mutual Funds

Your gift of appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds advances Point Blue’s important work and may have additional tax advantages for you. Transfers can be made directly from your brokerage account to one of the following Point Blue accounts:

Charles Schwab & Co.
P.O. Box 52013
Phoenix, AZ 85072
Phone: 1-800-515-2157

Account Name: Point Reyes Bird Observatory (note, this is still our legal name)
Account # 1820-6448
DTC # 0164
Tax ID#: 94-1594250

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
750 Lindaro Street, Suite 300
San Rafael, CA 94901
Attn: Catheryne DiPrete, CFP
Phone:415-482-1505
Fax: 415-451-1401

Account name: Point Reyes Bird Observatory (note, this is still our legal name)
Account#: 172-069-405-777
DTC# 0015
Tax ID#: 94-1594250

To ensure that we process your transfer in a timely manner, please call, email, or fax us at the time of your transfer:
Nancy Gamble, Director of Philanthropy, ngamble@pointblue.org
Tel: 707-781-2554 
Fax: 707-765-1685


Shop Through AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Point Blue Conservation Science. Visit smile.amazon.com and search Point Blue Conservation Science, then select to begin supporting us!