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How it Works

Recent Offset Donors

They offset their 5,000 mile road trip across the US to 6 national parks.

Recent Grant Awardees

Grant Amount: $2,997
C02 Offset: 40 tons
Our Impact
9,797,110
489,855
$115,555
46

Help us

Your offsets will
  • Help others in need
  • Support local green jobs
  • Help protect the climate
  • Strengthen our local economy
We've raised
$16,552
since
1/1/20
We've raised
$16,552
of our
$12,500
goal

Do you need help making your home more energy efficient? You might be income eligible for a grant from the Climate Fund, and for a limited time, we also can award significant incentives for heat pumps.

To find out if you qualify, ask your NYSERDA-certified installer to apply on your behalf. Find a contractor and get a free energy audit at:   HeatSmartTompkins.orgHeatSmartCNY.org, or HeatSmartSouthernTier.org

Carbon Races

Join the Race!

Show the world how much your organization cares about the planet by participating in our Carbon Races. Once you have created a team, encourage your colleagues to join you as you race against other teams to see who can offset the most carbon each week and month.

Team Leaders By Tonnage


1
Friends of Ellen

999,487 lbs

98

25


2
Mothers Out Front - Corning Community Team

351,354 lbs

81

17


3
Fernow and Friends

328,346 lbs

93

34


Or, Run Solo!

You can compete in the Carbon Races as an individual or single entity as well. This is perfect for the solo entrepreneur or anybody who isn't part of a larger team but also wants to take responsibility for their carbon emissions while helping those in need.

Individual Leaders By Tonnage


1
Park Foundation, Inc

218,254 lbs

4


2
Alicia Wittink

131,040 lbs

1


3
Terrawatt

52,720 lbs

1


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Available Prizes


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Carbon offsets and donation are deductible through Sustainable Tompkins 501(c)3
If you wish to pay for offsets with a check, make it out to Sustainable Tompkins with 'FLCF' in the memo line, and mail to 309 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850

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