Ways Businesses Can Give

Help protect our most precious resource: the fresh, clean, and natural waters of the Great Lakes. There are many ways your business can get involved.

For more information, contact Jonathan Heuring, Foundation & Corporate Giving Manager, at jheuring@greatlakes.org.

Corporate Philanthropy

Does your company give to environmental causes? We protect the Great Lakes and clean water.

Event Sponsorships

Businesses around the region sponsor our Adopt-a-Beach program, our Great Blue Benefit in Chicago, and our Clean Lake Benefit in Ohio.

Employee Engagement & Volunteering

Make your work team an Adopt-a-Beach team! Grab your co-workers, build community, and clean up your local beaches and shorelines.

Workplace Giving

Do you have a workplace giving program? Add Alliance for the Great Lakes to your list of approved charities.

Matching Gifts

Does your organization match donations of volunteer time or cash? Let us know and we’ll reach out to your employees.

Cause-Related Marketing

Does your mission include a deeper level of social and environmental responsibility? Reach out to us about ways to partner.

1% for the Planet

We’re an approved nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet.

In-Kind Support

We’re always looking for in-kind donations of goods and services to support our volunteer programs, advocacy efforts, and fundraising events.

Great Lakes Branded Product Sales

Is your company interested in creating a Great Lakes themed product to benefit the Alliance? Get in touch.

See some of the businesses and other organizations that support our work.

Donate Today

We work every day to make sure the Great Lakes are healthy and safe for everyone. But we can’t do it without your help. Give today to protect our region’s most precious resource.