There has never been a better time to support a hard-hitting, results-oriented group like CCAN. Giving to CCAN is spending your money wisely. Your donation goes directly to our on-the-ground organizing work—not expensive overhead expenses like fancy office space or full-color membership magazines.

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is a 501(c)3 organization. All contributions are tax deductible. Find more information below about how to give.

Ways to Give

Make a monthly contribution

An important core of CCAN supporters are part of our monthly giving program, which provides us with a reliable source of income. Your monthly contribution of $10 of more will provide CCAN with the stability to maintain our fight for a clean energy future. Please make a monthly pledge today.

Federal government employee gifts

Federal government employees can give to CCAN through the Combined Federal Campaign. Our CFC number is 19037.

Tribute gifts

Tribute donations can be given to CCAN “in honor of” an individual on a special occasion, such as a birthday, wedding, anniversary, or other milestone. Tribute donations can be made here through our secure server or by mailing a check directly to CCAN with an explanatory note, including the name and address of the person being honored or memorialized.

Planned or estate gifts

Planned gifts offer a variety of options for supporting CCAN and, in most cases, provide income and tax advantages to you and/or your heir. These include estate/will bequests, life income gifts (charitable gifts annuities), insurance and retirement benefits, stocks or bonds, and so forth. For more information about these and related planned giving programs, please talk with your estate or financial planning advisor. If you have already included CCAN in your planned giving efforts, please contact

Wedding registry gifts

From honeymoons to invitations to wedding gifts to charitable wedding favors, the I Do Foundation allows couples and their guests to make wedding-related purchases that generate donations for charity. The I Do Foundation’s Charity Registry service also makes it easy for guests to make donations in lieu of gifts. All of these services are available free of cost at Please choose CCAN as your charity of choice.

Employer-matched gifts

You can double or triple the value of your donation to the Chesapeake Climate Action Network if you are employed by one of the area companies (or their divisions, subsidiaries or affiliates) listed below. Many employers will match contributions of spouses, directors or retirees as well as those of employees. Contact your Human Resources Department for more information and the necessary forms.

1. Find your employer’s name in the following list. If your company isn’t listed, please check with your HR department regarding matching gifts.
2. Fill out your portion of the matching gift form provided by your human resources office.
3. Send completed form with your donation to CCAN.