Poll | Imagine this. You get a $500 tax refund, but you have to donate it to one outdoor cause. Who will you give it to?

With so many organizations built on solid values, it's not an easy answer.
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Each one of these 11 organizations deserves your dollar, but if you could pick one, which would it be? An organization for youth? One that advocates for inclusivity, diversity, and women? Or one that's focused on conservation? In no way is this an exhaustive list. Vote now to instantly see the results, and let us know in the comments why you voted the way you did.

Get to know each organization and consider donating.

Access Fund is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Donate here.

Big City Mountaineers provides under-resourced youth the opportunity to have transformative experiences in the outdoors. Donate here

Camber Outdoors' mission is to achieve equality for all women in the outdoors, from the backcountry to the boardroom. Donate here.

Center for Diversity & the Environment racially and ethnically diversifies the US environmental movement by developing leaders, diversifying institutions, and building community. Donate here.

Conservation Alliance engages businesses to fund and partner with organizations to protect wild places for their habitat and recreation values. Donate here.

Outdoor Afro is a community that reconnects African-Americans with natural spaces and one another through recreational activities such as camping, hiking, biking, birding, fishing, gardening, skiing, and more. Donate here.

Outdoors Alliance for Kids, or OAK, is a national strategic partnership of organizations from diverse sectors with a common interest in connecting children, youth and families with the outdoors. Donate here.

OUT There Adventures is a Seattle-area non-profit whose mission is to help young people who identify as LGBTQ build community, cultivate leadership skills and their connection to nature through adventure. Donate here.

Protect Our Winters is the leading climate advocacy group for the winter sports community. Donate here.

She Jumps is committed to increasing the participation of women and girls in outdoor activities. Donate here.

The Nature Conservancy protects Earth's natural resources and beauty through conservation efforts driven by members. Donate here.


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