Donate Why donate? Your donation supports our work to restore habitat, monitor watershed condition, and provide environmental education to agricultural and urban land users. But don’t you receive funding from the government to do your work? All of the MCRCD funding comes from competitively-sought grants, contracts, and donations. This grant funding is used for District outreach programs, providing technical information to the public, and on-the-ground conservation projects. Make a tax-deductible donation to the Mendocino County RCD. RCDs are authorized by California Public Resources Code Section 9403 to receive gifts and contributions like any other research, educational, or public charity. Contributions to RCDs are tax deductible under Internal Revenue Code Section 170(b) and (c)(1) up to 50% of the taxpayer’s adjusted gross income. RCDs may accept all forms of contributions, including but not limited to gifts, services, property, cash, stocks, and securities. Donate today for: Conservation Efforts Publications Outreach and Education Write in your reason for donating in the Special Instructions in PayPal (click button below).