Become A Member

With the support of thousands of NWEI members and donors over the years, we have helped more than 200,000 people from around the world take small steps that lead to big changes for our planet. Together, our supporters make NWEI stronger.

Become a member today or join the Elm Circle, our monthly giving program. There are many benefits to both:

  • Receive special event invitations and exclusive discounts. As a member of NWEI or the Elm Circle, you will have access to these opportunities throughout the year.
  • We put your donation to great use. All donations go directly to NWEI programs—from supporting the development of new discussion courses to engaging new communities in our annual EcoChallenge.
  • Your membership will include a subscription to our EarthMatters newsletter (via your choice of mail or email.)
  • Your membership will also include an inside peak into discussion course content, special announcements, and more, through a quarterly member email.
  • As a current member, you also receive $5 off your purchase of discussion course books.

We also offer the following NW Earth Institute Member Thank You Gifts:

$20+ donation: A NW Earth Institute window decal

$50+ contribution: A reusable Chico Bag featuring the NW Earth Institute logo and a window decal

$100+ donation: Reusable To-Go Ware bamboo utensil set — carry it with you to avoid single-use plastic utensils when you’re out and about, and a window decal

$250+contribution: A one-year subscription to YES! Magazine, one NW Earth Institute book of your choice, and a window decal

$500+ donation: A National Parks Pass, one NW Earth Institute book of your choice, and a window decal

  • Receive free NWEI course books: Elm Circle Members contributing $10+ per month will receive a copy of every new NWEI course book.

Show your support by becoming an NWEI member today or joining the Elm Circle.

For assistance, contact us by email or at 503.227.2807


** Please Note: Our office will be closed December 23 – January 1 and will reopen on January 2, 2018. We wish you healthy and fulfilling holidays.