Why Donate to EESI?

Help Advance Sustainable Energy by Donating Today to EESI!


You can help move our nation toward a vibrant, sustainable economy based on clean energy by donating to EESI!

“EESI is one of the most effective groups on Capitol Hill. They rely on credible scientific information to make the case for solid policy. I have worked in energy policy for many years and I turn to EESI for information because I know I can find the latest developments from the nation's experts in the field.”

-Ginty, GreatNonprofits.org Reviewer

Why donate to EESI?

The United States must act now to address the urgent challenge of climate change and to further an economic recovery based on clean energy. Congress needs EESI's help to build effective, innovative policy solutions based on sound science.

EESI is a leader in providing policymaker education and working with diverse groups to explore policy options and develop innovative solutions in addressing the nation’s climate, energy, economic, and environmental challenges.

Your donation makes it possible for EESI to quickly respond to emerging issues important to our nation’s transition to a clean energy economy.

Based on 2012 expenses

There are many options to show your financial support for clean energy!

  • Donate Online
    Donating is as easy as clicking here. EESI has partnered with Network for Good to use the latest, secure-server technology to keep your transaction safe.

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  • Monthly Giving
    A convenient way to show your support for sustainable energy each month, while being easy on your budget and reducing our fundraising costs. Just choose “recurring gift” in the online donation form or set up regular transfers through your online banking system.
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  • Become an EESI Associate
    EESI Associates are an important part of the EESI family. A gift of $1,000, $2,000, $5,000 or more will make you an EESI Associate. EESI Associates provide us with the flexibility to put resources in the areas of greatest need -- and of greatest opportunity.
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  • Workplace Giving
    EESI is a member of Earth Share, a workplace giving federation. Ask your human resources department if you can contribute to EESI through EarthShare and convenient, budget-friendly payroll deductions.
    If you are a federal employee or member of the military, you can designate EESI for a contribution through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Our CFC number is 10627.
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  • Company Match
    Ask your company if it matches charitable donations and you can double the impact of your gift! If you need to provide an e-mail address to set up the match, please use development@eesi.org. Thank you!
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Other Ways to Give

  • Make a Gift of Stock
    EESI welcomes gifts of stock and securities. You may be eligible for a tax deduction equal to the fair market value of appreciated stock donated to EESI. Contact us at (202) 662-1887 or swilliams [at] eesi.org for our brokerage information.
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  • Remember EESI in your Will or Estate
    Including EESI as a beneficiary in your estate means that sustainable energy will be part of your legacy.
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  • Give in Honor or Memory of Someone
    A gift to EESI for birthdays, weddings, holidays, or other special occasions helps you share your commitment to sustainable energy with someone special in your life—and doesn’t clutter your home!
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  • Give by Mail
    If you prefer, you can give to EESI by mail. Our address is:
    Environmental and Energy Study Institute
    1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 300
    Washington, DC 20036
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  • Sponsor a Congressional Briefing
    EESI is probably best known on Capitol Hill for the Congressional briefings that we organize multiple times each year. You can help us bring more of this valuable information to Congressional staff by sponsoring a briefing or a series of briefings.

  • EESI is classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a charitable, tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Gifts and grants are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Our federal tax ID number is 52-1268030. To learn more about EESI's finances, please view our Form 990 and/or Audited Financial Statements.

    EESI is proud to have been designated a Four Star Charity (the highest rating) by Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator, for the past six years. Additionally, numerous supporters have offered glowing reviews of EESI on GreatNonprofits.org.


    For more information, please contact Susan Williams at (202) 662-1887 or swilliams [at] eesi.org.