Save Five Acres for $10

Healthy tropical ecosystems are imperative to maintaining our planet. Rainforests give us clean air to breathe, a stable climate, plants that produce medicine, and are home to thousands of animals and people that depend on their protection for survival. But over half of the world’s rainforests have already been destroyed, and a further 70,000 acres are lost every day.

At Rainforest Trust, the average cost of purchasing and protecting an acre of lush tropical rainforest is just $1.98.

That’s where you come in. A gift of $10 to the Conservation Action Fund will save just over 5 acres of tropical habitat.

And now, with the SAVES Challenge, your gift will be matched, dollar for dollar, doubling your impact.

Together, we can save 50 million acres by 2020.

Since 1988, with your support, Rainforest Trust has helped to safeguard more than 18 million acres. And with your gift, we can do so much more.

  • Photo by Thomas Mueller

What We Do

At Rainforest Trust, our innovative approach starts by strategically identifying the most threatened tropical habitats with endangered species. We then collaborate with a network of experienced local conservation partners to quickly purchase land for nature reserves or to create national parks – implementing real and lasting action by permanently protecting rainforests most at risk.

How Your $10 Helps

When you donate to Save-an-Acre with the Conservation Action Fund, every cent of your gift will support our most urgent conservation work. Because our Board of Directors and a few key supporters cover our operating expenses, we are able to direct 100% of your donation directly to conservation action.

How is it Possible to Purchase and Protect Acres for $10?

We averaged the cost per acre of all our current projects, and for $10, you can save five acres in the countries where we work. Whether we are purchasing acres to create reserves or establishing national parks, your gift will protect forests and wildlife in our most urgent project sites, transforming the future of our planet’s biodiversity.