Donate & Support Our Work


Reasons to Give

Nearby Nature works in neighborhoods impacted by high poverty and inequity.  In these neighborhoods, we are seeing the effects of trauma in our young people. Research shows that time outdoors can reduce stress and improve physical health. Environmental education can also introduce youth to green careers and inspire them to a lifetime of outdoor stewardship and recreation.  We rely on contributions from people like you to keep our programs, projects and outings going.  Even if you do not live in these neighborhoods, you can help make a difference. 

 Limited Time Offer

Art prints suitable for framing

If you Donate in 2022, we’ll send you one of these beautiful Thank You cards made from one of four art prints by Mars Patterson (shown here)We still have many of these cards left and they are beautiful and suitable for framing.  We’ll even write in it using a post-it note so you can re-use the card to thank someone else!  Reduce! Re-use! Recycle!

You can donate online using PayPal or a credit card.

You can specify if you would like your donation to go to

  • Nearby Nature Youth Programs
  • Anti-Racism Education
  • Green Space Equity Programs
  • Nearby Nature General Funds

Donate by Mail

Tax-deductible contributions can be made out to our fiscal sponsor:

Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
Attn: Nearby Nature Milwaukee
1836 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53205

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