Become a Friend of RSWCD!
Give by Mail: Friendship Form
Friends of RSWCD are a vital part of our conservation team. The annual financial support given by Friends helps us carry out our conservation and stewardship programs within the County. Please support our efforts by becoming a Friend today! Contributions are tax deductible.
|Level of Support
|Black Eyed Susan
|Provides one youth conservation award to raise awareness about natural resources. In 2021, youth awards will celebrate the theme "Healthy Forests = Healthy Communities."
|Provides three classroom education programs for preK-12 students at one Richland County school. These hands-on programs are aligned to state academic standards and are provided at no cost to the school or teacher.
|Funds one seed variety in the Richland County Seed Sanctuary, which provides vegetable, herb, and wildflower seeds to Richland County residents to support home gardening and pollinator habitat.
|Sponsors one high school team to compete in the SC Envirothon -- an environmental science quiz bowl that promotes natural resources education and career exploration.
|Sponsors one environmental education or natural resource professional workshop.
|Funds one Conservation Education Mini-Grant for a conservation project at a Richland County school or educational site.
Friends who contribute at least $100 will have the option of receiving a one-year subscription to South Carolina Wildlife Magazine (six issues), an $18 value.
Donations may be made in honor or in memory of someone else. You may give online (click here) or mail your Friendship Form and a check to the address below.
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District
2020 Hampton Street, Room 3063A
Columbia, SC 29204
Thank You for Being a Friend!
Palmetto Garden Club
Charter Next Generation
Holly and Buddy Atkins
Kirk Commercial Construction
Eargle Acres/Edwin Eargle, in memory of Mel Eargle and Martha E. Hudgens
George and Catherine Walker
Mary and Al Burts
Carolina Money Minders, LLC
Eastside Printing Company
Amy Ellisor, in honor of Tina Harte
Al and Linda McNeill
South Carolina State Fair
Dr. Stephen E. Stancyk
Lydia Ravindran & Ravi Surendran
Scarlet Sage ($50)
Ben N. Miller, III, in Honor of Mary Burts
Black-Eyed Susan ($25)
Mary Burts, in honor of Councilman Overture Walker
Mary Hannah Feeley
Mary Frances Hendrix
Mary Beth McSwain
John and Kaaren Rue
South Carolina Farm Bureau
Updated December 2022