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Upstate Forever is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization relying on generous contributions from people like you. Here’s how you can help Upstate Forever defend your natural resources and promote balanced growth.
Upstate Forever currently offers the following categories of volunteering work:
You can also become a citizen water monitor through the SC Adopt A Stream program, which is led in partnership by SC Department of Health and Environmental Control and the CU Center for Watershed Excellence. Upstate Forever was instrumental in advocating for a statewide Adopt A Stream program.
Upstate Forever has no open positions at this time. To receive updates about future opportunities, join our email newsletter list at upstateforever.org/email, or follow us on social media on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
Upstate Forever does not have internships on a regular schedule, but we do occasionally engage interns for specific projects based on qualifications and availability. If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the latest issue of our twice-yearly print publication, you'll find essays from local artists about the inspiration they find in our region's natural resources, recent news from Upstate Forever, and more.
Our nationally-accredited land trust recently completed a conservation project further protecting this iconic view of Grant Meadow and Table Rock from the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway in Pickens County.
To realize our vision of a future that is healthy, vibrant, and prosperous for the Upstate, we know it is vitally important and essential to our core values that we engage the diverse community we serve.
In an era of modern convenience, it’s all too easy to take clean water for granted. But as our region grows, it’s more important than ever to recognize the tremendous value of water — and to fight to protect it.
In the face of rapid growth, more funding is needed to protect the Upstate’s special places while we still have the opportunity.
Your planned gift can help us achieve our goals for current and future generations, while you enjoy a wide variety of tax benefits.