FAQs

Why support The Trust for Public Land Action Fund?

Private funding is not enough to protect the places we value most: lakes and rivers, wildlife habitat, watersheds, farms and ranches, historic landscapes, and places to bike, swim, hike, fish, hunt and enjoy the outdoors. We need public funding, generated through ballot initiatives and legislation, if we are to keep pace with development and preserve our land and water for future generations.

Few contributions you make will be spent more efficiently or have a bigger impact.  Every $1 contributed to The Trust for Public Land Action Fund has helped create more than $2,000 in new public funds for conservation.

How do we differ from other environmental groups?

The Trust for Public Land Action Fund is the only national organization devoted exclusively to advocacy for ballot measures and state legislation that create public funds to protect land and water. Unlike many environmental groups, we do not buy land or support scientific research. Our work is entirely devoted to encouraging the creation of more public financing for conservation. Because we work directly on ballot measures, contributions to The Trust for Public Land Action Fund are not tax-deductible.

Where do we work?

The Trust for Public Land Action Fund helps pass funding initiatives in all parts of the United States and in every type of jurisdiction. We work in villages, towns, special districts, counties, cities, and on statewide ballot measures.

Where does The Trust for Public Land Action Fund get its financial support?

The Trust for Public Land Action Fund receives contributions from individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations. The Trust for Public Land Action Fund is a 501 (c)(4) nonprofit organization; because of our official mission working directly on legislation and ballot measures, contributions are not tax-deductible.

Does The Trust for Public Land Action Fund support political candidates?

The Trust for Public Land Action Fund does not engage in any partisan political activity, and does not support or oppose candidates for public office.

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