Donation FAQ

How can I make a donation to Casey Trees?

Donations can be made online, by mail or over the phone. Checks should be made out to “Casey Trees” and mailed to:

Casey Trees
c/o Development Department
3030 12th Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20017

Whom should I contact with questions on making a gift to Casey Trees?

Contact our Development Department at 202.833.9125 or at

Are donations and contributions to Casey Trees tax-deductible?

Yes, Casey Trees is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation. Your donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

What does my donation to Casey Trees go towards?

Unless otherwise designated, all donations are considered “Undesignated Donations” and go to the general operating fund of Casey Trees which supports tree plantings, education, research, advocacy and more.

Can I support or sponsor a particular program?

Yes, restricted donations are honored to their full extent. To make a restricted contribution, please contact the Development Department at 202.833.9125.

Does making a donation automatically make me a Member?

No. Since Membership benefits are not tax-deductible, you must opt into Membership. You can become a Member online or by writing “Membership” in the notes section on your check.

Why should I become a monthly donor?

Pledging a monthly gift allows you to better manage your annual philanthropic giving and provides a predictable and reliable stream of funding for Casey Trees. You choose the amount you wish to give month and you can change, or cancel, your pledge at any time. You can also apply your monthly gift towards Membership.

To become a monthly donor, go to and select the checkbox that says “Yes, automatically repeat this gift every month.”

Does Casey Trees make cash grants?

Casey Trees does not make cash grants. However, we do make in-kind gifts of trees through our School and Community Tree planting Programs.

Can I gift a tree to a person?

Trees make great gifts. Honor someone special or celebrate a momentous occasion with a Tree Dedication or Tree Sponsorship.

Can I donate a tree to Casey Trees?

In order to ensure the quality and health of our trees, we do not accept trees as donations.