Corporate Giving

Showcase your company’s commitment to the environment and quality of life in the region, enhance your employee engagement and team building, and increase your brand recognition and leadership with the conservation community by supporting Openlands today with a tax-deductible gift.

We welcome the opportunity to have a conversation and find a method and level of support that best fits your company’s goals for giving back.

Openlands Annual Luncheon Sponsorship

Demonstrate your commitment to protecting quality of life and natural landscapes in the region, and increase your brand recognition and visibility by sponsoring the Openlands Annual Luncheon. The Annual Luncheon offers your company a unique opportunity to network with like-minded citizens of the Chicago region who share a commitment to sustainability and is the region’s largest gathering of the conservation community. Learn more.

Corporate Membership

Join Openlands as a corporate member to inspire employee engagement while improving the communities where you live and work. Membership levels are customizable to fit your company’s interests and include opportunities for employees to learn about, enjoy, and connect to nature. Corporate members are recognized in online and print publications.

Program Sponsorship

Become a principal sponsor of one of Openlands’ programs and directly support the work that most inspires your company, employees, and customers. Program sponsorship can fit your company’s interests from environmental education to urban forestry to protecting natural landscapes, and it includes online and print recognition as well as a blog post highlighting your impact on a program. 


Make an unrestricted gift of any amount to make an impact on the region your employees and customers call home. If you are seeking LEED certification for a new or existing building, donations to Openlands, the largest land trust accredited by the Land Trust Alliance in Illinois, can fulfill credit SSc5.1. Learn more.

In-Kind Support

Donate a good or service to help us successfully implement many of our on-the-ground and environmental education programs. In-kind donations provide direct budget relief crucial for bolstering our impact.

Employee Matching Gifts and Workplace Giving

Encourage your employees to consider making gifts to Openlands which your corporation pledges to match, increasing the impact of their generous gift.

For more information on our corporate giving opportunities, please contact development@openlands.org or call 312.863.6261.