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Join the Post Carbon Institute team of more than 500 supporters, united by a a compelling vision. Have questions about what we’re seeking to accomplish or how we measure impact? Watch our video FAQs.


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Our Promise to You

Thank you for supporting Post Carbon Institute! Your contribution (tax-deductible, check local laws) will help build a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable future. Together, we’ll make plain the challenges of the 21st Century, and ensure that our communities can thrive responsibly…so our planet can nurture life abundantly.

Post Carbon Institute is not affiliated with any government, corporate interest, religion, ideology, or political party. Our ideas and support come from independent minds like yours, and our experience derives from communities made up of people like you—bound together by a common commitment to a more sustainable future.

Other Ways to Give



Post Carbon Institute
613 4th Street, Suite 208
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Honor Someone Special

Give the gift of the future! What better way to express support, respect, gratitude, and love for a special person than through a commitment to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world? Your contribution will be recognized with an appreciation sent to your honoree, from both you and Post Carbon Institute.

Create a Legacy

Find that perfect balance between meeting your personal financial objectives and contributing meaningfully to a better world for all. Managing your finances more resiliently can include giving generously to Post Carbon Institute and creating a sustainable future for you and your loved ones.

Give Stocks, Bonds, or Annuities

Gifts to Post Carbon Institute in the form of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds appreciated in value–as well as closely held private stock (an option not often considered, but attractive in many cases)–may be especially attractive under the current tax laws.

Enroll Your Friends

Email us the names and e-mail addresses of people you believe are ready to support a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world. We’ll let them know you recommended them, and send them copies of our newsletter and other information.

Enlist Your Employer

Many employers will match your donations to Post Carbon Institute dollar-for-dollar including monthly pledges.

Questions? Suggestions?

Email or call (707-823-8700, ext. 110) Ken White, Associate Director

Details & Legalisms


  • Post Carbon Institute has IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt status—contributions are tax-deductible in the United States to the extent permitted by law.
  • Post Carbon Institute is the “Doing Business As” name of Metafoundation, a nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Oregon. Donations can be made out to either “Metafoundation” or “Post Carbon Institute.” Our Federal Tax ID number is 65-1208462.
  • We value your privacy and take every precaution to protect your personal information.