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Earthwatch members provide the steady source of funding we need to confidently expand our research and offer more fellowship opportunities to deserving applicants. The more members we have, the more good we can achieve for our planet.

Explorer $45-$99
  • Receive Earthwatch’s e-newsletters.
  • Receive access to special offers on Earthwatch Expeditions throughout the year.
  • Receive our annual Expedition Guide, our showcase publication featuring 50+ field research programs.
Pioneer $100-$349
  • All Explorer benefits, plus:
  • One entry per year to win a discounted Earthwatch expedition.
  • Advance notice of new expeditions, so you can join without risk of your top choices being fully booked.
  • Invitations to events around the world, such as the Earthwatch RGS Lecture Series in London, or the Earthwatch Summit in Boston.
  • 15% discount from the Earthwatch Gear Shop on outdoor apparel and expedition supplies.
Trailblazer $350-$749
  • All Pioneer benefits, plus:
  • One entry per year to win a FREE Earthwatch expedition.
  • Priority communications, such as news alerts from the field and progress reports on Earthwatch programs.
  • 20% discount from the Earthwatch Gear Shop on outdoor apparel and expedition supplies.
Supporter $750+
  • All Trailblazer benefits, plus:
  • Special recognition in the Earthwatch Annual Report.
  • Invitation to receive a personal briefing from an Earthwatch staff member during a regional visit or event.
  • 25% discount from the Earthwatch Gear Shop on outdoor apparel and expedition supplies.

Please note: we offer these benefits as our way of saying thank you for your generosity, but you may choose to decline some or all of them at any time.


Named in honor of Earthwatch’s founder, Brian, the Rosborough Society recognizes the extraordinary commitment of members whose annual contributions total $1,000 or greater.

Contributor $1,000
  • The benefit of knowing you are helping Earthwatch achieve its mission by inspiring generations of environmental stewards including students, teachers, emerging scientists and others.
  • Invitation to participate in a quarterly webinar with a thought leader in the field ranging from an Earthwatch lead scientist to a corporate sustainability leader.
  • Invitation to attend a Rosborough Society event in any of five key regions of the country.
Sponsor $5,000 Founder$10,000
  • All of the above plus
  • An opportunity for an Earthwatch lead scientist to join a gathering of your choice for a virtual presentation and discussion on her/his latest research.
Patron $20,000
  • All of the above plus
  • Invitation to participate in an exclusive Earthwatch Expedition designed especially for Rosborough Society members.
Benefactor $50,000
  • All of the above plus
  • Exclusive lunch with a science thought leader, to hear first-hand how these legends shape and lead the world of science.
  • Invitation to experience a Master Class Expedition led by Earthwatch’s Lead Scientist and conservation biologist, Cristina Eisenberg, where you will visit multiple research sites and communities within a specified region from Earthwatch’s global portfolio.
Champion $100,000
  • All of the above plus
  • Opportunity for title sponsorship of one of Earthwatch’s most important research projects, highlighting your support of this critical work.


If you would like to support Earthwatch without becoming a member or joining the Rosborough Society, simply choose “Donation” when making your gift. We will automatically opt you out of ALL eligible benefits and recognition.

Your support brings critical conservation research to life. Your tax-deductible (US) contributions fund research grants to scientists, provide fellowships to teachers and students, buy equipment, recruit volunteers, staff 24/7 safety teams, and communicate results and findings.


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Heather Wilcox Director, Annual Giving & Advancement Services 978-450-1208