At CSI, we depend on the generosity and dedication of the individuals who support our mission. In 2021, the Community Science Institute partnered with over 250 community-based volunteers who together collected over 6,900 water quality data items. CSI staff also engaged in over a dozen outreach and education activities in the Finger Lakes region. Help us keep our mission of partnering with communities to protect water in 2022 by becoming a member of CSI in our 2022 Annual Membership Drive! By becoming a member, you are supporting:
You can support CSI with a one-time donation, by becoming a new member, or by renewing your membership today. Or, you can purchase attire from our online store! Donations can be made online or by mailing your contribution to the Community Science Institute at the address listed at the bottom of the page. CSI is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Become a Member Today
Become a member at one of the annual contribution levels listed below. All members receive a subscription to our Water Bulletin Newsletter and our Annual Report as well as an invitation to our Annual Volunteer Symposium, and receive a 15% discount on one certified water test performed at CSI’s lab during their membership year!
Join at the River level or higher and also receive a free gift of a Finger Lakes Watershed Map poster (11” X 17”) made by our very own outreach and programs coordinator, Grace Haynes.
Join at the Estuary level or Watershed level to choose a custom Subwatershed Map Poster (11” X 17”) designed specially for you by our outreach and programs coordinator, Grace Haynes. You can choose from any tributary in the Finger Lakes watersheds!
To donate by mail, please send your donations to the Community Science Institute at the address below:
Community Science Institute
95 Brown Rd./ STE 1044
Ithaca, NY 14850
“We all need to know what’s happening in our environment if we expect to leave a healthy environment to our kids & grandkids.” – Diane Florini, Biological Monitoring Volunteer
Help spread the word about our organization and gain a beautiful T-shirt or sweatshirt at the same time! Our custom T-shirts were designed by Aleah Young and can be purchased in multiple sizes and colors.
Give the lasting gift of community water stewardship and protection. Your gift today will ensure that we can further our mission to partner with communities to protect water. Your gift will support our existing programs – such as the Cayuga Lake Harmful Algal Bloom (HABs) Monitoring Program – and will fund new initiatives to shed light on the Finger Lakes’ most pressing water quality issues.