Cameras for


Donate your old camera and other gear to TBG

Looking to put your old gear to work? We can use all kinds of equipment for our work, and we will make sure that your contribution is put to good use.

We and our collaborators and guides in Ecuador, Mexico, Vietnam, and Arizona need camera, field, and computer gear to accomplish our goals in conservation ecology.

And you can get a tax-deduction for your contribution! Send us any of the following gear in working condition, and we will give you a receipt for your donation and price of shipping.

Send all donations to:

The Biodiversity Group
10980 W Rudasill Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743

Please note, we will make every effort to use your donation directly, or get it to those who can. Any remaining equipment will be sold to raise funds to support our mission.

Items We Can Use

  • Digital Camera Bodies: dSLR and point and shoot bodies of any brand with 8 megapixels or more
  • Autofocus Camera Lenses
  • Camera Flashes
  • Lens Filters: Any unscratched
  • GPS units
  • Notebook computers: Any with 500GB or larger hard drive
  • Tablet computers less than five years old
  • Portable hard drives 500GB or larger
  • Smartphones: Any less than five years old
  • Snake hooks, tongs, and other animal-handling equipment
  • Calipers, scales
  • Water filters
  • LED Headlamps and flashlights
  • Sound recording equipment
  • Other: Check with us before sending

Privacy and Refund Policy

Privacy Policy

TBG respects and protects your privacy. TBG will never sell or rent your personal information to other individuals or companies. When you make a donation, your name will be included in TBG newsletters and other publications. If you do not wish to share your name, or you choose to make your donation anonymously, TBG will not publish your name.

When you create an account with TBG you will receive an acknowledgment of your donation for your records, and occasional email and postal delivery updates. If you do not wish to hear from us, simply press unsubscribe at the bottom of emails, or contact us to stop receiving postal deliveries.


Refund Policy

If you have made an error in making your donation or change your mind about contributing to TBG, we will honor your request for a refund made within 5 business days of your donation. To request a refund, call 520 647-1434 (US). Refunds are returned using the original method of payment, except cash donations will be returned via check. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be credited to that same credit card.

Refunds for any products may be made within 15 days of receipt of item(s), upon item return. Call 520 647-1434 for arrangements.

Refunds policies for activities such as workshops and internships are given on the application pages for those activities.