Whether you are an investor, company employee or concerned citizen, there are many ways you can get involved with Ceres to transform the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet.
Get Involved as an Individual
Your gift to Ceres helps transform the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet. Every gift matters! Here’s how you can donate:
Make a gift online at www.ceres.org/donate
Make your check payable to: Ceres
Mail your check to:
99 Chauncy Street
Boston, MA 02111
You can make a donation over the phone. Call Whitney at 617.247.0700, ext. 132 to securely process your gift by credit card.
Leverage the market to increase your donation – at lower cost to you! Contact Whitney at 617.247.0700, ext. 132 or [email protected] for transfer details.
Set up an automatic monthly payment by bank transfer or credit card. Join at www.ceres.org/donate and select monthly gift at the top of the form.
Donor Advised Fund
Recommend a grant from your DAF to Ceres.
Check payable to Ceres. EIN: 22-3053747 .
Mail to: Development Office, Ceres, 99 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111.
Or use the DAF Direct tool to the right to log into your account.
Bequests or Estate Gifts
Leave a lasting legacy for future generations via simple bequest or named endowment. Contact Mark Holman at 617.247.0700, ext 140 or [email protected].
Attach your name or your company’s brand to a Ceres Sustainability Salon or sponsor a table at our annual gala, An Evening with Ceres. For details, contact Mark Holman, 617.247.0700, x140 or [email protected].
Other Ways to Support Ceres
Institutional and Family Foundations
For a list of current grant opportunities, contact Whitney Williams at [email protected] or 617.247.0700, ext. 152.
Ceres is a member of EarthShare, a federation of more than 600 leading environmental nonprofits. If your employer has an EarthShare payroll campaign, you can designate your gift to Ceres.
To learn how your company can partner with EarthShare to host an employee giving campaign, contact Whitney Williams at [email protected] or 617.247.0700, ext. 152.
Combined Federal Campaign
If you are a U.S. federal or military employee, use Ceres code #10634 on your pledge card during the next fund drive.
Double your impact
Ask if your employer has a matching gift program.
Make it personal
Use your gift to honor a mentor, teacher, parent – or child. Just select the honor or tribute section on the donate form at www.ceres.org/donate.
Join this leading group Ceres donors with a gift of $1,000 or more. For benefits and details, contact Barbara Seymour at 617.247.0700, x 152, [email protected].
Sponsor a Program
Direct your gift to support a specific program or initiative. For a list of opportunities, contact Mark Holman at [email protected] or 617.247.0700, x140.
All gifts to Ceres are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Ceres EIN: 22-3053747
Ways to Get Involved as an Investor or Company
Join a Ceres Network
Through our powerful investor and company networks we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. Below are the networks investors and companies can join as part of Ceres.
The Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability comprises more than 130 institutional investors, collectively managing more than $15 trillion in assets, advancing leading investment practices, corporate engagement strategies and policy solutions to build an equitable, sustainable global economy and planet.
The Ceres Company Network comprises Fortune 500 firms and other major companies setting the highest bar for sustainability leadership, committing to robust sustainability goals, and improving resiliency in their operations and supply chains.
The Ceres BICEP Network comprises influential companies advocating for stronger climate and clean energy policies at the state and federal level in the U.S.
Join the Ceres Connect the Drops Campaign
The Ceres Connect the Drops campaign showcases the strong leadership of California companies and policymakers to advance resilient water solutions that ensure sustainable management of the state’s stressed, and often unpredictable water supplies.
Sponsor the Ceres Conference or Investor Summit
Show your company’s commitment to sustainability as a sponsor of our annual Ceres Conference or biennial Ceres/UN Investor Summit. For details, contact Kirsten Griebel at [email protected] or 617.247.0700, x149.
Ways to Get Involved as a Non-Profit Organization
Join the Ceres Coalition
The Ceres Coalition engages with investors, companies, policy-makers and other capital market influencers to build sustainability leadership and collectively drive change.