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Make a gift to the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Your online gift helps support the mission of the Kalamazoo Nature Center by providing funding for the many programs and services offered every month. From summer camp to preschool, public programs, research, and conservation, our goal is to inspire everyone to experience nature everyday. You can help. 

KNC is a private, non-profit organization (501(c)(3)) formed in 1960. We are supported by membership and admission fees, monetary and in-kind donations, program and service fees, foundation grants, and endowment earnings.

 



 

Annual FundANNUAL FUND

Your tax-deductible donation provides critical operating support so that everyone in our community can experience the passion, thrill, and excitement that comes with meaningful connections to the natural world.  

> DONATE HERE


 

Cooper's Glen LegacyPLANNED GIVING

KNC's Cooper's Glen Legacy program honors those who choose to supprt KNC's future through planned giving. We welcome legacy gifts in many forms and of any amount. 

> LEARN MORE


Tribute GiftsCOMMEMORATIVE BRICKS & BENCHES

Each personalized, engraved brick along the  Commemorative Pathway in KNC's Hummingbird-Butterfly Garden demonstrates support of the KNC mission of connecting people and nature, now and for future generations.

> PURCHASE A BRICK OR BENCH

 

 

 

Support a Program

Adopt an AnimalADOPT AN ANIMAL

Symbolically adopting an animal is an exciting way to support KNC's animal care and learn more about these amazing animals. Meet and greet options are available and make great gifts!

< ADOPT


BIRDATHON

Each donation supports the supplies, equipment, facilities, and staff that are critical to building on the Kalamazoo Valley Bird Observatory's 40 + year history as one of the largest inland bird banding stations in the United States.

< SUPPORT THE KVBO

 

Give to CampCAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Through generous donations like yours, KNC has supplemented over 1,200 camp experiences since 2005.

> DONATE HERE

 

Fair Food MattersFAIR FOOD MATTERS

While food equity and sustainability remain our primary focus, the challenges of COVID-19 have allowed FFM and KNC to extend our reach and impact in the local community.  You can help!

> DONATE TO FAIR FOOD MATTERS

 

 

Michigan Butterfly NetworkMICHIGAN BUTTERFLY NETWORK

The Michigan Butterfly Network seeks to assess the changing population status of our state’s butterfly species, evaluate the quality of Michigan ecosystems, and engage the Michigan public in significant citizen science research.

> DONATE TO THE MiBN

 

 

Professional Enrichment

PROFESSIONAL ENRICHMENT FUND

This fund was endowed with the purpose of providing staff with professional development opportunities - particularly those that are non-traditional and/or experience-based.  An anonymous donor has offered to match gifts 1:1 to a maximum of $25,000! 

> GIVE TO THE ENRICHMENT FUND


Ways to Give

DONATE

Annual Fund

Planned Giving

Tribute Gifts


SUPPORT A PROGRAM

Adopt an Animal

Birdathon

Camp Scholarship Fund

Fair Food Matters

Michigan Butterfly Network

Professional Enrichment Fund


GET INVOLVED

Sugarbush Forest Restoration

Become a Member

Volunteer


GIVE BY MAIL
Kalamazoo Nature Center
7000 N. Westnedge Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

GIVE BY PHONE
(269) 381-1574 x0


CONTACT
Rayline Manni
Vice President of Development
(269) 381-1574 x32
rmanni@naturecenter.org