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Donate to the world’s most effective climate advocates.

Most Americans want climate solutions—but few take action. This is where Citizens’ Climate Lobby comes in.

We empower regular people across the country to build support for climate policies in their communities and in Congress. As a nonpartisan organization, we bring people from across the political spectrum together on climate action.

Our climate advocacy builds renewed hope for solving climate change – exactly what we need to push for a clean energy future.

Donations made to 501(c)(3) Citizens’ Climate Education (the button above) are tax deductible. If you are able to make a non-tax-deductible donation, you can donate to 501(c)(4) Citizens’ Climate Lobby.

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The impact of giving

220,000citizen supporters

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389local chapters across the U.S.

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1,000+meetings with Congress every year

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6bipartisan bills signed into law

Your money directly supports our grassroots volunteers

Every dollar you invest in Citizens’ Climate Education (CCE), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, is used to build political will for a livable world. Our work is primarily funded by grassroots donors like you. We take pride in the judicious use of every donation to ensure citizens have a voice and impactful climate policies are passed.

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  • 78% Programs
  • 13% Leadership and Management
  • 9% Fundraising

Expenses represent CCE, which has higher operating costs than CCL.

Your gift helps:

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Educate on climate advocacy and solutions

We provide educational trainings, materials, and support to ensure our volunteers have what they need to be effective agents of change.

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Mobilize climate action

We provide resources and guidance to help our volunteers write relevant letters to the editor, have fruitful tabling events, solicit grasstops endorsements, and engage elected officials.

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Pass climate legislation

We support our volunteers in building meaningful relationships with their members of Congress and lobbying for strong climate policies—ones that reduce pollution, create jobs, and improve public health.

We can’t solve climate change alone

Congress needs to know that the people they represent are concerned about climate change and want solutions. Our volunteers are trained and organized to effectively build political will and get climate policies passed.

Donate to support citizens who get climate laws passed

Choose the way to give that’s right for you

We offer many ways to give, including several that provide tax savings. Explore our options, or reach out to us — we’re happy to help every step of the way.