IECEF Affiliates

We rely on our affiliates
to identify issues facing our environment​

Founded in 1990, the Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund is the 501(c)(3) educational arm of the Illinois Environmental Council.

IECEF seeks to ensure a healthful environment for all Illinoisans by educating, coordinating, and aligning the environmental community in Illinois.

Current Affiliates

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Benefits

Affiliates can access many services & benefits

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IECEF Affiliates

Active Transportation Alliance
Alliance for the Great Lakes
American Fisheries Society, Illinois Chapter
American Rivers
Audubon Council of Illinois
Audubon Great Lakes
Bird Conservation Network
Bring Your Own Glen-Ed
Calumet Collective
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Champaign County Audubon Society
Chicago Audubon Society
Chicago Recycling Coalition, Inc.
Chicago Zoological Society
Citizens’ Greener Evanston
Citizens for Conservation
Clean Power Lake County
Climate Reality Project
The Conservation Fund

Clifftop
Current
Delta Institute
Earthjustice
Eco-Justice Collaborative
Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project
Environment Illinois
Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
Environmental Defense Fund
Evanston North Shore Bird Club
Field Museum of Natural History
Foresight Design Initiative, Inc.
Forest Preserves of Cook County
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Friends of the Forest Preserves
Friends of the Parks
Friends of the Chicago River
Garfield Park Conservatory
Grand Prairie Friends/Prairie Grove Volunteers
Green Community Connections
Healthy Schools Campaign
Heartlands Conservancy
Illinois Arborist Association
Illinois Audubon Society
Illinois Citizens for Clean Air and Water
Illinois Dunesland Preservation Society
Illinois Environmental Health Association
Illinois Forestry Association
Illinois Green Alliance
Illinois Lake Management Association
Illinois League of Conservation Voters
Illinois Native Plant Society
Illinois People’s Action
Illinois Recycling Association
Illinois Solar Energy Association
Illinois Stewardship Alliance
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Liberty Prairie Foundation
Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
McHenry County Conservation District
Metropolitan Planning Council
Moms Clean Air Force
Morton Arboretum
National Great Rivers Research and Education Center
National Parks Conservation Association
Natural Land Institute
Next Bites
Northwest Illinois Audubon Society
Nuclear Energy Information Service
One Earth Film Festival
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
People for Community Recovery
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Pierce Downer’s Heritage Alliance
Plant Chicago
Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County
Prairie State Conservation Coalition
River Network
Save Our Illinois Land
SCARCE
Seven Generations Ahead
Sierra Club, Prairie Group
Sierra Club, Sauk-Calumet Group
Socially Responsible Agriculture Project
Solid Waste Agency of Lake County
Southern Illinois Audubon Society
Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing Our Environment (SAFE)
Southeast Environmental Task Force
Sustainable Springfield
Trees Forever
The Trust for Public Land
Union of Concerned Scientists
University YMCA
Vermillion County Conservation District

coalition building

IECEF is coordinates the Illinois environmental community by curating listservs, hosting in-person meetings & videoconferencing

Reports & Publications

IECEF regularly publishes reports & analysis of environmental issues in Illinois

springfield office

Affiliates are welcome to use IECEF's solar-powered office in Springfield for events

communications, policy & development expertise

IECEF staff is available to help our affiliates improve their programs & operations

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Applications are subject to board approval.

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