Creating the the Next Generation of Land Stewards

Advance the Professional Development of Emerging Conservation Leaders

Our conservation program depends on grants, project partners, and donors like you to offer life-changing opportunities to young adults.

You can make our work possible by supporting the professional development of emerging conservationists dedicated to protecting our natural resources.

Each year, ACE works with more than 1,000 young adults (members) who participate in meaningful environmental service projects that:

  • Fight invasive species
  • Reduce fire fuels
  • Restore cultural sites
  • Monitor threatened species
  • Increase access to public lands
  • Protect wildlife, habitats, and waterways in local communities
  • Provide disaster response services such as sandbagging

ACE is a 501(c)3 organization and our EIN is 37-1473291. All gifts are tax-deductible.

What your donation can get you

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Make An Impact

Your gift will:

  • Provides young adults with valuable life and job skills through hands-on, meaningful conservation projects that boost their professional development, while helping to restore and protect public lands.
  • Ensures that ACE can support young adults with whatever they need to succeed, whether it is career development opportunities, gear and equipment, or specific job-readiness training.
  • Expand ACE’s reach to under-represented communities to create a more inclusive conservation industry and open doors for opportunities in environmental service, whether it’s working with ACE or a partner agency such as the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management.
  • Expand access to staff resources such as mental health resources.
  • Provide specialized training in forestry, trail building and maintenance, wilderness medical service, and more to propel careers in conservation.
  • Support our gear fund to remove barriers for young adults who want to participate but may struggle to purchase necessary equipment and gear.

Donate Today!

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for young adults and emerging professionals of all backgrounds to explore and improve public lands while gaining practical professional experience. We are proud to partner with AmeriCorps.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recognizes American Conservation Experience as a  501(c)(3) public charity. Our Federal Tax ID Number is 37-1473291. Contributions to ACE  may be eligible for tax deduction to the fullest extent allowed by law. No goods or services were offered or provided in exchange for this contribution.

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