Patagonia: Seeking Applications for Corporate Grants Program in United States

Deadline: 30 April 2019

Patagonia is seeking applications for its Corporate Grants Program to fund environmental work that takes place within the United States and is either national in scope or not located near one of our U.S. retail stores. It is a broad program that essentially encompasses all projects that do not fall within one of our International, Retail, Media or World Trout grants programs.

The Corporate Grants Program supports small grassroots activist organizations with provocative direct-action agendas, working strategically on multipronged campaigns to preserve and protect our environment. Patagonia helps local groups that work to protect local habitats and frontline communities through bold, original actions.

Patagonia is most interested in making corporate grants to organizations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and approach issues with a commitment to long-term change.

Funding Information

The funding range for a corporate grant is typically between $10,000 and $20,000, depending on the specific needs of the project.

Funding Criteria

Patagonia funds work that:

Criteria

Patagonia does not fund:

  • organizations without 501(c)(3) status or a comparable fiscal sponsor
  • trail creation, maintenance or restoration
  • any dam renovations, human-assisted fish passage infrastructure or hatchery programs
  • land acquisition, land trusts or conservation easements
  • research, unless it is in direct support of a developed plan for specific action to alleviate an environmental problem
  • projects that are solely focused on environmental education
  • environmental conferences
  • endowment funds
  • political campaigns
  • green building projects
  • bike advocacy, unless the project is in direct support of a climate change solution
  • event sponsorships or film festivals

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.patagonia.com/corporate-funding-guidelines.html

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