Environment

Impact Index Fund: Environment

Support US-based charities protecting the environment with a single donation.

Environment

Support Nonprofits That Protect Our Environment

Despite increasing efforts to reverse climate change, we are now facing greater challenges than ever to solving this interconnected, global emergency. Greenhouse gasses released by human activity are raising the earth’s temperature, causing a variety of problems like unprecedented levels of animal extinction, destruction of stable ecosystems, and an increase in natural disasters. Beyond the need to reduce carbon emissions by enforcing major reforms to policies and making different individual choices, there are other ongoing issues such as unchecked ocean pollution, dangerous hydraulic fracking practices and oil pipeline spills that impact billions of people.

As awareness of these urgent issues grows, more nonprofit organizations have been created to address them at local and national levels. Efforts to conserve tropical rainforests, protect and clean oceans, and promote good land management are critical to maintaining a healthy planet for us all to inhabit. To help restore our world, please consider making a contribution to this Impact Index Fund.

Environmental Nonprofits You’ll Support

The Environment Impact Index Fund supports US-based nonprofit organizations that work to protect the environment across the United States and worldwide. We’ve vetted every nonprofit in the Impact Index Fund, so you can be certain every dollar of your crypto donation will go to verified nonprofits. When you donate to the Environment Impact Index Fund, each nonprofit will receive an equal portion of your donation.

To see all participating organizations, please read the FAQ below.

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There’s a reason high net worth individuals tend to donate property instead of cash. Donating cryptocurrency directly to a 501c3 nonprofit is more tax efficient and can save you money.

The IRS classifies cryptocurrency as property for tax purposes which means it is typically the most tax efficient way to support your favorite cause. When donating crypto, you receive a tax deduction for the fair market value of the crypto, and you avoid the capital gains tax you would have incurred if you had sold the crypto and then made a donation. That means you’re able to donate more, as well as deduct more on your tax return. The difference? Sometimes more than 30%.

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Cryptocurrency Accepted

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Impact Index Fund?

Impact Index Funds bundle together multiple nonprofits that have a similar focus or mission. If there is a specific issue area that you or your brand want to support through charitable giving, donating to an Impact Index Fund is a great way to do so. With a single transaction, you can help charities of all shapes and sizes: large and small, global and local, new and established, traditional and innovative. For more information on Impact Index Funds, visit our Impact Index Funds page.

Which nonprofits are in this Impact Index Fund?

Allegheny Land Trust
Honnold Foundation
The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation
The Bee Conservancy
Siskiyou Land Trust
Trees, Water & People
Third Millennium Alliance
Oceanic Society
PITTSBURGH BOTANIC GARDEN
PERC
Space for Giants
Trees for the Future, Inc.
Friends of the River Foundation
Untermyer Gardens Conservancy
Safecast Global
Rainforest Partnership
SDG Impact Fund/Regenerative Resources
Berkshire Natural Resources Council
Red Cloud Renewable
Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center
One Tree Planted
Friends of Hudson River Park, Inc.
Tba21-Academy
The Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation
Surfrider Foundation
Rainforest Foundation US
Only One
United Plant Savers
7 Lakes Alliance
Pure Earth
Rainforest Action Network
Climate Change Fund US
SolarBuddy Inc
Asbury Woods
Giving Grove
Earthisland
Solar Electric Light Fund
WeForest
One Earth
Rainforest Rescue
Thousand Currents
Sylvia Earle Alliance
Turks & Caicos Reef Fund, Inc.
Kiss the Ground
Coral Restoration Foundation
Wheen Bee Foundation
National Park Foundation
Moore Institute for Plastic Pollution Research
Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship
The Farmlink Project
Big Life Foundation
The Everglades Foundation
Ocean Conservancy
California Rangeland Trust
Pollinator Partnership Canada
Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung
Donate Attention
WILD Foundation
The Ellen Fund
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Dazzle Africa
EcoHealth Alliance
Land Trust of Napa County
Bonneville Environmental Foundation
Georgia-Alabama Land Trust
House On Fire
PEER
Ceres
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc.
The Story of Stuff Project
Saving Nature, Inc.
PHIUS
Blue Ridge Conservancy
Cotap
Zero Foodprint
Corazón Latino
Black Jaguar Foundation
Conservation Earth Inc./Wildmind
5 Gyres Institute
The Occidental Arts & Ecology Center
Clean Coalition
North Carolina Coastal Land Trust
Women’s Earth Alliance
Wild Tomorrow Fund
Citizens’ Climate
Lonely Whale

How will funds be distributed?

Once per month, the total value of each fund will be distributed evenly to all of the nonprofit organizations participating in that fund. 

Who is The Giving Block?
The Giving Block makes Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency fundraising easy for nonprofits. Since 2018, we have been empowering mission-driven organizations, charities, universities, and faith-based organizations of all sizes to leverage crypto technology to achieve their mission. More than 1,000 organizations trust The Giving Block as their crypto fundraising platform.
How do you pick nonprofits for the Impact Index Fund?
Donor trust is very important to us. We vet every nonprofit that uses The Giving Block to ensure that they are registered nonprofit organizations, charities, and foundations. While the specifics of each nonprofit’s mission may differ, the nonprofits in this Impact Index Fund have been selected because they are aligned in their overarching goals.

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