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Dark Skies Forever Endowment Campaign

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  Since it was founded in 1988, the International Dark-Sky Association has been an important and necessary voice in conservation around light pollution. With your support, IDA has guided individuals and organizations who are concerned… Read More

Exploring the Night: Winter Fundraising Campaign

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  Give Now   While many folks enjoy spending winter’s chilly nighttime hours indoors, huddled around a cozy fire, the longer evenings of the season also provide extra opportunities for us all to explore the… Read More

What Happens When we Flip the Switch?

You’ve discovered something that—without your help—much of the world may never come to know: the vast universe that exists beyond our urban and rural lightscapes. The short videos below are shared by just a few… Read More

The Business of Being a Community

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IDA is Seeking Sponsors to Step Up for Dark Skies IDA’s mission to protect our world’s dark skies from devastating light pollution calls out to everyone for their own brand of support—something that reflects their… Read More

“All Living Things on Earth Need and Deserve a Night Sky”

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  Growing up on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific exposed me to one of the darkest and least light polluted skies on earth. As a child, I would marvel at the impossibly huge number… Read More

The Mission to Preserve Dark Skies is Critical and Inspiring

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“I DON’T WANT TO SEE THE NIGHT SKY FLOODED WITH LIGHT POLLUTION ANY MORE THAN I WANT TO SEE THE DAYTIME SKIES DARKENED WITH SMOG” -Keith Ashley, IDA Associate Director of Philanthropy   When I… Read More

2017 Matching Gifts Challenge

Help us raise $140,000 for dark skies! Give now and your gift will be matched, dollar for dollar!   Make a Donation   For the past 29 years, International Dark-Sky Association has made lasting inroads… Read More