We are honored that businesses and individuals wish to donate proceeds from sales and events, as well as personal contributions, to NRDC. If you would like to donate proceeds, we ask that you follow a couple of guidelines:
As we do not have the staff resources to review each business and vendor that contacts us about donations, we cannot allow any business or individual to imply a formal affiliation with NRDC. Our Board of Directors requests that you include the following disclaimer on any web page, printed material or email message that mentions "Natural Resources Defense Council" or "NRDC" as the recipient of proceeds from sales or events:
[Insert name] is not affiliated in any manner with the Natural Resources Defense Council or any of its programs, projects or websites."
Linking to NRDC's Website
If you'd like to link to NRDC's website on any web page, printed material or email message that mentions "Natural Resources Defense Council" or "NRDC" as the recipient of proceeds from sales or events, we ask that you use the following language or something similar in addition to the disclaimer listed above:
"For more information about [environmental protection][specific issue], please go to www.nrdc.org [or specific link] and find out how to get involved."
I've chosen to donate some of the proceeds from these sales to NRDC's campaigns. I hope you'll take a moment to take action at http://www.nrdc.org/get-involved to protect the wild and the rights of all people to clean air and water—and consider supporting NRDC as well."
Please note that NRDC will not seek or accept contributions from corporations in the following categories: utilities, oil industry, forest products industry, automobiles, agribusiness, chemical industry, waste industry, appliance manufacturers, mining and minerals companies, tobacco industry and the defense industry.
Let us know of your generosity by sending information about your proceeds donation to [email protected].
If you have any questions about the donation of proceeds or corporate contributions, please contact us at [email protected].