American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities that harness the idealism and energy of a volunteer labor force to help restore America’s public lands. ACE is grounded in the philosophy that cooperative labor on meaningful conservation projects fosters cross-cultural understanding and operates on the belief that challenging volunteer service unites people of all backgrounds in common cause.

Your Gift Matters

Our programming depends on grants, project partners, and donors like you to assist in ACE’s Mission and Core Values. Support our work in protecting public lands and building the next generation of conservation professionals. Your one-time or monthly donation will provide applicable opportunities for young adult development within the conservation field.

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Celia Demers (she/her)
Grants and Development Specialist

Donor and Gift Policies

We protect our donors’ privacy. Read our policy here.

View our gift acceptance policy here.

Combined Federal Campaign

ACE Participates in the Combined Federal Campaign

ACE is part of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) – The nation’s largest workplace campaign supported by federal employees and the U.S. military. To give to ACE, create your account on cfcnca.givecfc.org and search for American Conservation Experience or enter our CFC code #97205. You may “Pledge” your gift on their website or through the CFC mobile app. Thank you for supporting our nonprofit conservation corps!

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ACE Earns Guidestar Gold Seal

ACE is proud to earn Guidestar’s Gold Seal of Transparency. Less than five percent of nonprofits registered with GuideStar are recognized with a Gold Seal. ACE also earned a 4-star rating for its effectiveness, transparency, and accountability.

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Find ACE on YourCause

ACE is featured in the YourCause platform, which is used by many companies to manage and process their matching gift program. We encourage you to check with your HR department to see if your company offers a match for your charitable contributions. Visit YourCause here.

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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