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Your donation Biodiversity

The ecovolunteer program of Cybelle Planète does not benefit from any public or institutional funding, except the tax deduction, so it depends on corporate patronage and donations from individuals.
Whether you are a business or an individual, your Biodiversity donation is a concrete way of helping the Cybelle Planète association and its partners to pursue its actions for biodiversity and citizens.

The Cybelle Planète association works in partnership with biodiversity conservation programs. These are located in various places on the planet; they have all been the subject ofrigorous selection on our part as well as regular monitoring of the results acquired.

The programs we work with receive very little external financial assistance, and most of them are dependent on donations from nature lovers and eco-volunteers. Whether you are an ecovolunteer or not, your donation will allow these programs to pursue their project in the long term.

Give, whether you are ecovolunteer or not

The Biodiversity donation is for:

  • To those who wish simply make their financial contribution to Cybelle Planète and its partner programs, without necessarily traveling.

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  • To ecovolunteers who, in addition to their financial donation, will join the program to help it for a few weeks. In all cases, your money will be treated the same and largely returned to the program (s) concerned.

Tax deduction

Each gift made to Cybelle Planète is eligible for a tax deduction (For companies or persons subject to corporation tax or income tax in France).

For donor companies (eco-solidary leave)
The eco-solidarity leave is a way for employers and their employees to realize their commitment to biodiversity and the planet.
60% of the sums paid (including the Biodiversity Donation and the Membership) are deductible from corporation tax, in the limit of 0,5% of the turnover (article 238 bis of the CGI).
Donation 100 € only costs you 40 €
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For individual donors (ecovolunteers)
Individuals can engage individually. As such, you benefit from a tax deduction of 66% of the sums paid for your Biodiversity Donation and your Membership, within the limit of 20% of the taxable income (article 200 of the CGI). If there is a surplus, the sum can be carried over to the next 5 years.
Donation 100 € only costs you 34 €
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Your non-deductible costs

The tax deduction does not apply:

  • plane tickets,
  • visa and vaccination costs,
  • to your travel insurance.

Practical details

  • The tax receipt is issued in the name and first name of the person who made the payment of the donation.
  • Your tax receipt will be sent to you at the end of the current year, for simple donors, or upon your return from an eco-volunteering mission for eco-volunteers.
  • Donations subject to a tax receipt are not refundable.

Why does the amount of the Biodiversity Gift differ according to the mission?

Each project has its own needs (material, personnel, etc.) and which can be very different from one mission to another. This amount, associated with the cost of hosting ecovolunteers, will be used as a basis for the calculation to define the minimum amount of the Biodiversity Donation that we must collect for each mission.

Thus Biodiversity Donations are calculated as accurately as possible and adapted to each project.

A reduced biodiversity donation for eco-volunteering missions of minimum 3 weeks

The duration of the mission of 3 weeks and more are favored, estimated minimum time so that the mission of the ecovolunteer is a sufficient impact for a territorial compensation. For missions lasting at least 3 weeks, carbon offsetting is optional.

The 2-week missions are implemented with an additional donation, which contributes to a compensation fund. Our compensation fund helps finance carbon contribution (offset) programs selected by Cybelle Planète as well as the development of new partnerships with biodiversity conservation programs.

Where does your Don Biodiversity go?

ecovolunteer donation distribution

70% of your donation donated to the partner project:

  • Pay project staff;
  • Buy, renew, repair medical and technical equipment, enclosures, fences ...;
  • Obtain medicines and food for animals;
  • Pay land rentals (for sanctuaries but also for conservation projects that wish to rent plots for reforestation and planting of endemic species), or even sometimes to buy the freedom of animals!
  • Create communication media, awareness, information for local residents and tourists;
  • Train locals and students so that they can work in their town / village / country, while developing a responsible and sustainable economy, taking into account their resources and the preservation of flora and fauna.
  • Fund accommodation, food, and travel for volunteer eco-volunteers.

30% of your donation used by Cybelle Planète:

  • Pay the ecovolunteering service responsible for relations with partner projects and ecovolunteers before, during and after their mission;
  • Coordinate, study and evaluate our partner projects annually, update the information concerning them;
  • Fund communication and awareness plans on eco-volunteering and environmental preservation;
  • Administer and manage Cybelle Planète.

200 € Compensation Fund for international missions of less than 3 weeks

This compensation fund is dedicated to the financing of selected carbon contribution programs and territorial compensation programs (development of eco-volunteering).

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