Vote for the Planet Works to Secure $500,000 for Environmental Causes

A few weeks ago we were approached by John of OurEarth.org regarding their upcoming campaign to raise funds for a coalition of outdoor and environmental non-profits.

Vote Now!The coalition, Vote for the Planet, was formed to help the member organizations raise funds from contests and our job was to build an interactive website to help the coalition secure votes for the Chase Community Giving Contest.  This has been one of the most rewarding projects that we’ve worked on and we’re very pleased to share it with you.

“After seeing how little funding was being awarded to environmental causes in the last Chase competition, we wanted to do something to help organizations be more competitive,” said John Ullman, President of OurEarth.org. “We’re also using this opportunity to help organizations better understand how to engage their supporters, and additionally, foster collaboration among fellow non-profits. We are therefore hoping for participating organizations to have both short-term success in winning grants as well as long-term benefits through knowledge sharing and future partnerships with other member organizations.”

The cornerstone of Vote for the Planet is its website votefortheplanet.org, which provides an all-in-one voting guide for the current Chase contest, including instructions, search options,direct voting links, descriptions and social media integration for all the participating organizations.

List of Partner Organizations

American Hiking Society Leave No Trace
Blue Planet Foundation Living Planet Aquarium
Boise Urban Garden School Marine Mammal Center
Carolina Raptor Center Mount Washington Observatory
Catawba Lands Conservancy New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
Chicago Gateway Green Panthera
Clearwater Marine Aquarium Rainforest Foundation US
Colorado Environmental Coalition Reef Relief
Community Environmental Council River Network
Earth Day Network Sacramento Tree Foundation
Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Save the Manatee Club
Environmental Advocates of New York Save the Whales
Environmental and Energy Study Institute Seattle Tilth Association
Environmental Education for the Next Generation Trees Forever
Environmental Law Institute Urban Harvest
Farmers Market Coalition Vegetarian Resource Group
Galveston Bay Foundation Vermont Institute of Natural Science
Georgia Conservancy Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Wild Dolphin Project
Green Mountain Club WILD Foundation
Idaho Botanical Garden WildEarth Guardians
Kōkua Hawai’i Foundation Worldwatch Institute
League to Save Lake Tahoe

Take action with a vote

Voting is easy and takes just one minute.  Support our friends at OurEarth.org and their partners in the coalition by voting now.  Your vote can lead to real dollars for these organizations.

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I'm the founder of Vestor Logic, the digital strategy and web design firm that created Trail Sherpa, ParksFolio, and Modern Steader. I'm a day hiker, top chef in camp, doting husband, and father to two headlamp wearing boys. My work in digital media brings those experiences to life.