Ways To Give
More than fifty percent of Audubon's annual budget is supported by individual contributions from members and supporters. Without your committed support, the incredible accomplishments of Audubon would not be possible.
There are many ways you can support Audubon!
Take the first step, decide to make a difference, and together we can protect the nature of Rhode Island and nearby southern Massachusetts.
Make an Annual Donation
Your generous donation, above and beyond membership dues, is the most important source of funding to continue the vital mission of Audubon.
Audubon’s avian ambassadors inspire an appreciation of nature in people of all ages. Each bird we care for is unique - as are the injuries that have prevented their return to the wild. Through the Sponsor-a-Raptor program, YOU can help care for Audubon’s birds!
Hawkes Legacy Circle - Planned Giving
A planned gift can give nature the helping hand it deserves. One of Audubon's life income arrangements can be tailored to fit your personal and financial circumstances through the Hawkes Legacy Circle.
Join the Hawkes Legacy Circle
1897 Society - Leadership Giving
An individual leadership gift of $1,000 or more is a strong statement that our work is truly meaningful to you.
Join the 1897 Leadership Society
Honorary & Memorial Gifts
Pay tribute to someone special with a gift in their honor or memory.
Pay Tribute to Someone Special
Individual Retirement Account (IRA)
If you or a family member are 70 ½ or older with an IRA, you can transfer a gift that will protect birds, wildlife and habitat directly to Audubon Society of Rhode Island without incurring tax consequences.
Learn How to Make an IRA Gift
Sponsorship - Provide a Scholarship or Fund a Project
From sponsoring a child to attend summer camp; to a school bus so a classroom of school children can take part in an Audubon environmental education program; to supporting the critical habitat restoration at one of Audubon's 100 permanently protected lands; sponsorship helps support a specific project that interests you.
Become a Sponsor
Join Audubon's Corporate Partnership program and help us protect and preserve Rhode Island's open spaces. Your corporation will gain team-building and volunteer opportunities, membership benefits, facility access and exposure at events and on our website.
Join our Partners
Double or Even Triple Your Donation With No Additional Cost to You
Many corporations match the gifts their employees give to non-profit and charitable organizations. These matching programs have been made part of many corporate giving initiatives both to extend the reach of corporate giving and to encourage employees to be actively involved in supporting their communities. Check with your Human Resources Department to see if they do, or would consider starting. If you'd like to make a matching gift, you can use the tool on our membership or donation forms (simply select the "Would you like your employer to match?" check box and enter the name of your employer to get started.) Or, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Even More Ways to Give
There are other ways to show your support for Audubon, including tax deductible non-cash, in-kind donations. We can help you find the right solution to meet your needs. Please contact the Office of Advancement by email or by calling 401-949-5454 x3017.
Donations to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.
Donate by Phone
Call the Office of Advancement at (401) 949-5454 x3018.
Donate by Mail
Send your contribution along with your name and mailing address to:
Audubon Society of RI
12 Sanderson Road
Smithfield, RI 02917
Contact email@example.com or (401) 949-5454 x3018.
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium
Visit Rhode Island's largest nature center and aquarium. Walk the trails through meadows and marshes to Narragansett Bay. Say hello to Zach, our Common Raven.
Birding in Rhode Island
Stay involved with Audubon's birding programs and resources:
Audubon Avian Research Initiative →
Recent Bird Sightings (eBird) →
Red-bellied Woodpecker by Jason Major
Stormwater Innovation Center
Roger Williams Park is home to the Stormwater Innovation Center. The Center has been developed by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and its partners! Learn more about the nature-based solutions we are using to learn about and protect urban water quality.