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Your donation supports our mission; to provide unbiased and scientific-based environmental education and recreational opportunities to citizens of all ages.

CHEC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible.

Support CHEC

Become a "Friend of CHEC"

Friends of CHEC Memberships:

  • Alligator $50
  • Sea Turtle $100
  • Roseate Spoonbill $250
  • Mangrove $500
  • BobCat $1000
  • Eagle $2500

Your membership supports our mission; to provide environmental education and recreational opportunities to citizens of all ages. Click here for complete information on the membership levels and benefits with each. For membership questions, call 941-575-5435.


Names are engraved on boardwalk or deck locations. Make it a memorial for a loved one, or as a special gift, or even for yourself! In the process you are helping CHEC refurbish the center’s boardwalks, bridges and observation decks. Click here for information and the order form.

Make a Gift Today

If you would prefer to make a donation or gift to CHEC, we'd be delighted!  Suggested donation levels are $250.00, $500.00, $1,000.00, and $2,500.00, but we encourage donations in any amount.  All donations are greatly appreciated.

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Leave a Legacy:

You may want to consider the financial benefits of making a Bequest through your Estate to the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center (CHEC) organization. Please consult with an estate planning professional, tax advisor or attorney.

Corporate Sponsor:

  • Platinum $2,500 and above
  • Gold $1,500
  • Silver $750
  • Sponsor $250


  • Recognition on CHEC Web page
  • Emailed copy of CHEC Newsletters
  • Emailed program and activity updates
  • Listed as a Business sponsor at CHEC events
  • Volunteer opportunities for your employees; CHEC can arrange and schedule group volunteer activities for your employees. Help build team work.
  • CHEC meeting room location opportunities for your business to hold an employee retreat or leadership workshop.
  • CHEC can include an environmental segment such as walking tour or environmental presentation to your group.
Corporate Sponsor