Please Invest in Tomorrow’s Leaders! What Besides a Banana is Appealing? We are! Bay Area Green Tours is appealing to you today to consider making

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Please Invest in Tomorrow’s Leaders!

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What Besides a Banana is Appealing?

We are! Bay Area Green Tours is appealing to you today to consider making a tax-deductible contribution. Our work is a passionate endeavor to connect people to local, sustainable "solution-aries" in fields such as agriculture, energy, waste, transportation, green jobs, social entrepreneurship and more. However for us to remain sustainable ourselves, we really do need your support! We hope you’ll consider making a tax deductible contribution to help us continue our work. And much gratitude to those who have already donated.


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Our Primary Mission

is to cultivate the next generation of community leaders by providing out-of-the-classroom educational experiences which enable them to envision and explore positive possibilities for their futures. Our ultimate goal is to support historically excluded, disadvantaged young people to become a part of the rapidly emerging green economy that is creating jobs and prosperity in the Bay Area. Every tax deductible donation expands our reach and ability to provide life-changing experiences for the local youth who truly are our future.

Please Help Support our Mission

$750: Provides transportation for up to 50 students for a full day “seminar on wheels”
$500: Pays for production and coordination of a customized itinerary
$300: Purchases lunch for participating students
$250: Pays for an expert Tour Guide and staff support
$100: Sponsors 4 students’ participation
$ 75: Covers the cost of generating resources and hand-outs
$ 25: Sponsors 1 student’s participation

Any Amount: Enables you to feel great about contributing to a positive and important goal!

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Workplace Giving: As part of the growing movement in conscious capitalism and corporate social responsibility initiatives, more and more companies are donating to local non-profits or offering to match employee donations. We’ve partnered with Benevity to make this process even easier. Check with your company’s HR department to see if they participate in a giving program through Benevity or another platform.This new year, make BAGT the chosen cause for your workplace giving program, and your gift could easily be doubled! All donations are tax deductible.


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Inspiring Young Visionaries

Here’s just one example: In 2011 while on a BAGT tour with Berkeley High School’s Green Academy, Ben Johnson first realized his passion for sustainable design and green architecture. Now a third year architecture major at Cal Poly, Ben is grateful for this vital influence on his life: "I came back from the BAGT Green Building Tour stunned. From that day on, I knew that I wanted my career focus to be sustainable architecture and design.”
Check out our educational tours and a video of Ben’s inspiring video testimonial HERE

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“A socially just and environmentally sustainable future is only possible with full engagement of our youth”
- aManda Greene, Co-director, Youth SEED, Oakland Impact HUB


The Many Ways You Can Support BAGT!

DONATE ONLINE to help support our mission!
Send a check to: BAGT, 221 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94611
Become a sponsor: contact
Refer us to teachers preparing their students for a sustainable future
Book Sabor Mexicano Farm or Forest View Apple Ranch
Install solar through Sungevity - $1,000 credit for you; $1,000 donation to BAGT
Organize a tour with your friends, family or colleagues
Do you work for a company that donates to 1% for the Planet? Let us know!
Contact us to discuss bequests, gifts of stock, and other methods of financial support
No money? No problem. Spread the word. Follow and Like us simply by clicking on the below icons

Wishing You a Healthy, Abundant, Happy 2016!

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Gratitude from Marissa LaMagna, Executive Director

Bay Area Green Tours Mission

Bay Area Green Tours 501(c)3 provides educational tours and events that demonstrate the sustainable economy in action, inspire support of local green businesses, and empower people to incorporate environmental responsibility and social justice into their personal and professional lives.

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