With your donation, we will:
Educate 58,000 school and community program participants annually.
Provide scholarships for our nature-based preschool students.
Offer over 1000 nature-based programs annually.
Design and build natural play and learn spaces.
Collaborate with schools and train teachers to use nature-based curriculum.
Encourage children to respect and be aware of other cultures.
Conserve and maintain over 300,000 acres.
Provide an environment for artistic expression.

The ODC Network is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so community support is incredibly important to our work. Please consider making a gift today, all donations are tax deductible.

Ways to Give:


The ODC Network accepts mail and online donations. Checks should be made payable to “ODC Network” and sent to 4214 56th St, Holland, MI 49423.

Planned Giving

Connect with us to discuss a lasting legacy through planned giving options including cash, stock, bonds, mutual funds, real estate, art, collections and more.


To ensure long-term financial support for the ODC Network, you may contribute to one of our community foundation endowment funds:

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We will not sell, share or trade our donors' names or personal information with any other entity, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by the ODC Network, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

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Our Impact

ODC Education Network partnering schools
Feet of two-stage stream channel were created for water quality improvement
School & Community program participants
Propagated native plants plugs for habitat
restoration projects

The ODC Network’s impact on education and conservation would not be possible without the support from our donors, partners, and volunteers. To learn more about our contributions to West Michigan, below is our latest annual impact report.

A special thank you to Menerick Designs for redesigning the 2021 Annual Report.

Past Reports:

2020 Annual Report    2019 Annual Report     2018 Annual Report     

Support the Herb Eldean Education Center!

Our growth over the years has been exciting, but the additional demand has exceeded our facility capacity.

As a result, we have set out to replace a long-standing asset of the ODC—our Founders Hall classroom. The new building begin the process of addressing the overall improvements needed to position the organization to serve our community for the next 50 years.