Our Causes

We are committed to protecting fragile wildlife and wildlands in East Africa while also supporting the communities where we live and work. We believe that philanthropy is essential to building a better world, and we are proud to support organizations that are making a difference in the lives of others.

Big Life Foundation is a non-profit conservation organization focused on preserving wildlife and habitats in the Amboseli-Tsavo-Kilimanjaro ecosystem in Kenya through community-based strategies.

Big Life has created a groundbreaking model for conservation employing the local Maasai community, both men and women as rangers, and in educational and administrative capacity to enhance local life and to protect over 1.6 million acres of biodiversity. Big Life is considered the gold standard for conservation efforts in the region.

Our founder, Temple St. Clair Carr serves on the U.S. Board of Directors of the Big Life Foundation.

To learn more and to support visit biglife.org

Operating area: 1.6 million acres of wilderness

Temple with rangers & tracker dogs, Bonnie & Clyde.

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a U. S. national treasure. Founded by dancer/choreographer, Alvin Ailey in 1958, AAADT performs all over the world and represents an arts organization that was founded on excellence, inclusion, and a mission to support a broader community through exposure to dance and choreography

To learn more and to support visit alvinailey.org

Principal dancers: Samantha Figgins & Yannick Lebrun

Photos by Sharif Hamza

Founded in 1979 in downtown New York City, HMI believes all young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential. HMI creates this environment for LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 13 and 24 and their families.

For more information, visit HMI.org

Temple St. Clair donates 30% of all Rainbow Angel sales to support the work of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Temple St. Clair donates 30% of all Rainbow Angel sales to support the work of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

18K Rainbow Angel Pendant

18K Rainbow Angel Ring

In partnership with Croghan’s Jewel Box, Temple St. Clair created exclusive amulets inspired by three historic sites in Charleston, SC: the Sword Gate House, the Pineapple Gate House, and Rainbow Row. Sales from these Amulets benefit the Historic Charleston Foundation, the Humanities Foundation, and the Preservation Society of Charleston respectively.

Sword Gate House Amulet
Pineapple Gate House Amulet
Rainbow Row Amulet
The Joyce Theater
Temple St. Clair & her husband, former modern dancer, have been involved in the dance scene in New York City for decades. The Joyce Theater is one of the only theaters built by dancers for dance. It is a cultural treasure for New York City & beyond, supporting choreographers & dance companies from all over the world.
Learn more at joyce.org
SAFH – Trinity’s Services and Food for the Homeless
SAFH – Trinity’s Services and Food for the Homeless is a non-profit organization located in New York City’s East Village that has been providing food and assistance to those in need for over 30 years. SAFH offers nutritionally balanced meals every day, serving over 200,000 meals annually. In addition, SAFH provides food supplies to those who cannot leave their homes.
Learn more at safhnyc.org
The Partnership for After School Education
PASE – The Partnership for After School Education is a child-focused organization that promotes and supports quality afterschool programs, particularly those serving young people from underserved communities.
Learn more at pasesetter.org
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Each year, TSC adopts an elephant calf for each employee in support of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust operating in Kenya. For more information & to adopt your own elephant calf, visit their website.
Learn more at sheldrickwildlifetrust.org
Temple St. Clair Corporate Matching Program
We encourage members of our team to contribute to causes that are meaningful to them. TSC matches employee contributions on a one-to-one basis.