photo © Dvir Adler

You Can Keep Our Coast Healthy & Beautiful


can provide supplies for rain gardens, which protect water quality by filtering polluted stormwater


can supply wetland plants to restore 100 square feet of wetlands along our coast


can restore 25 bushels of oysters in a reef or a living shoreline


can produce one professionally written story from Coastal Review


can support educational field trips for students to experience the coast first-hand

Become a Member

Become a Member

Enjoy great membership benefits while we put your dollars to work protecting and restoring our coast. You can also join as a Business, become a Community Partner, or join the Coastal Society, a community of our most dedicated supporters.

Memberships run for 12 months and are tax-deductible less the value of any benefits received.

Other Ways to Give

Make a Donation

Donations help keep our coast healthy and beautiful and are fully tax deductible to the extent provided by law. You can make a one-time gift or set up ongoing gifts.

Ways to Give

Other Ways to Give

You can make gifts of stock, real estate, and tangible goods (such as cars or boats), as well as gifts from a retirement account, gifts to an endowment, or matching gifts.

Sponsor an Event

You can support coastal programs and events coastwide. Sponsorship opportunities are open to businesses as well as individuals.


Adopt an Oyster

Adopt your oyster today and support a bright future for our coast.

Join the Pelican Circle

Leave a Legacy

Including the Federation in your will or estate plans is a simple way to ensure a healthy coast for the next generation.

Show your support with a specialty license plate

Show Your Support

Hit the road with the Federation’s specialty license plate, which supports the coast with a $20 donation per plate.

Four-Star Charity Navigator Rating with a Platinum Seal of Transparency

We remain a Four-Star Charity with a Platinum Seal of Transparency, and we respect your privacy.

Join or donate by mail:
Download this form and send it with your check made out to the North Carolina Coastal Federation at 3609 N.C. 24 Newport, NC 28570.

Please call us with any questions at 252-393-8185.

Your gifts are used efficiently.