Join us as a Friend! Our new Friends program combines our current members and donors into one community of supporters. As a Friend, our goals are for you to experience the impact of your contributions and have opportunities to participate in special events that strengthen our community.
Friends of Yolo Basin Foundation ensure our programs continue to provide unique wetlands, wildlife, and educational experiences for thousands of children and adults annually. Friends also provide critical support for continuing conservation efforts on behalf of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area.
Giving Tiers & Friend Appreciations:
|GIVING TIERS||Friend Appreciations*|
|$1-$49||Monthly Email Newsletter|
Friends of Yolo Basin Foundation Sticker
|$50-$499||Appreciations in the previous tier plus:|
Invitation to Exclusive Friend Events
Early Bird Registration (Explorer Series, Bucks for Ducks, Bat Talk & Walk)
|$500-$1,199||Appreciations in the previous tier plus:|
Recognition on Yolo Basin Foundation Website
|$1,200+||Appreciations in the previous tier plus:|
Invitation to a Private, Annual Event
|* Email, phone number or address required for some appreciations|
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is a Friend?
A Friend of Yolo Basin Foundation is any individual or household who donates any amount within the last twelve months.
What do I have to do to become a Friend?
Whether you prefer to give one lump sum at the end of the year, or you donate multiple times throughout the year, anytime you are inspired to give will automatically enroll you as a Friend. We encourage you to set up a recurring donation as we rely on a steady stream of revenue throughout the year for our programs!
Why should I become a Friend?
Your support helps us to provide hundreds of educational programs every year! From teaching school groups about the wetlands to watching summer bat fly-outs, your gift helps us to achieve our mission. We are pleased to appreciate and engage with our Friends throughout the year through monthly email newsletters, recognition on our website, invitations to exclusive events & early bird registration opportunities.
Are companies considered Friends?
No, this program is for individuals.
What if I am a current member?
When your membership expires, we will invite you to renew your support to continue as a Friend of Yolo Basin Foundation!
How do I increase my giving?
Some of the ways you can give throughout the year is by supporting Big Day of Giving in May, registering and donating to events and contributing to our end of year campaign. For additional ways to support Yolo Basin Foundation, including Planned Giving, click here.
For more information, please contact our office at (530) 757-3780.
Yolo Basin Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax ID: 68 0230311). Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your generous financial contribution.