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Reasons to Give

Nearby Nature works in neighborhoods impacted by high poverty and inequity.  In these neighborhoods, we are seeing the effects of trauma in our young people. Research shows that time outdoors can reduce stress and improve physical health. Environmental education can also introduce youth to green careers and inspire them to a lifetime of outdoor stewardship and recreation.  We rely on contributions from people like you to keep our programs, projects and outings going.  Even if you do not live in these neighborhoods, you can help make a difference. 

We Support Giving First - GraphicThis year Nearby Nature is joining 45+ Milwaukee organizations in Giving First Day on November 22nd.  This is a collaborative effort to “flip the script” and ask our communities to think FIRST about supporting non-profits that serve the community BEFORE we launch into the holiday spending season. Support your local non-profits first. Consider a donation but also share these thoughts with your friends & family. Full info at

You can donate online using PayPal or a credit card.

You can specify if you would like your donation to go to

  • Nearby Nature Youth Programs
  • Anti-Racism Education
  • Green Space Equity Programs
  • Nearby Nature General Funds

Donate by Mail

Tax-deductible contributions can be made out to our fiscal sponsor:

Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
Attn: Nearby Nature Milwaukee
1836 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53205

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