Donate Now To Become a ‘Friend of CNC’

prairie 3You can donate online through Paypal, Razoo or GiveMN, using the links on the right. You can donate by mail using this form:

Donation Form

Thank you for your support!

Carpenter Nature Center…

  • is open 361 days a year for YOU to explore the natural world.
  • provides fun, active, outdoor nature-based programs to YOU, your children and grandchildren.
  • restores and protects 725 acres of wildlife habitat in the St. Croix Valley for YOU to enjoy.
We cannot accomplish any of this without YOUR support.

Please consider making a financial contribution to support the programs, trails and wildlife habitat you value.  
Most donations are 100% tax-deductible.  As a “Friend of CNC” you will also receive special benefits – the greatest of which is knowing YOU are making incredible learning experiences possible for thousands of students every year!
To make a Cash or Stock Donation or to inquire about Planned Giving Options please contact Clare at 651-437-4359, or visit Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center.

Friends of CNC Giving Levels and Benefits

Individual Friend of CNC  $25-$49
  • The St. Croix Current newsletter delivered by mail 3 times a year.
  • Invitation to the Volunteer & Friends appreciation potluck picnic.
  • Gift store, apple shack and program discounts for the individual.
Family  Friends of CNC  $50-$99
  • All “Individual” benefits for immediate family members.
  • Gift store, apple shack and program discounts for immediate family members.
Donor Level Friend of CNC  $100-$249
  • All “Family” benefits.
  • Published recognition in the annual report.
Patron Level Friend of CNC  $250-$499
  • All “Donor” benefits.
  • Pennant to identify boat access on CNC’s St. Croix River beach.
Benefactor Level Friend of CNC  $500-$999
  • All “Patron” benefits.
  • Invitation to exclusive events, such as our Masters of the Sky preview.
St. Croix Society Level Friend of CNC  $1,000-$2,999
  • All “Benefactor” benefits
  • Cart tour for 5 people of the Minnesota campus with a CNC staff member.
  • CNC docking privileges for 1 boat. (Est. value – $500)
Eagle Society Level Friend of CNC  $3,000-$4,999
  • All “St. Croix Society” benefits.
  • Complimentary program for 20 people. (Est. Value – $150)
The Director’s Council $5,000 & above
  • All “Eagle Society” benefits.
  • Complimentary lodge rental (Est. value – $300)
The Tom & Edna Carpenter Society – Testamentary commitments by will, insurance or other methods.
  • Special recognition in publications and on site.
Thank you very much for your support!