As a corporate partner, there are many benefits to working with the National Forest Foundation. Your support reaps tangible conservation results for our nation’s forests, watersheds, wildlife, and recreation resources. The NFF’s corporate partners connect with thousands of outdoors enthusiasts, conservationists and our own Friends of the Forest. They also creatively engage employees and customers in helping support and care for our forests. Most importantly, in partnership with the NFF, companies can demonstrate their commitment to perpetuating our uniquely American legacy of public lands. The NFF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation organization, making your support tax-deductible.
The NFF recognizes our corporate partners in many ways, including through our web-site, various publications, e-newsletters and special events.
To learn more about the benefits of corporate partnerships, contact:
Ray Foote, Executive Vice President, 571.366.1705
Corporate Partnership Opportunities
We work with corporate partners to design custom cause-related marketing, sponsorship, strategic restoration and other partnerships that restore our National Forests and provide businesses with high quality outreach opportunities.
Through our campaign to plant 50 million trees, we're working with leading corporations and businesses to address the immense reforestation need facing our forests. Click here to learn more.
Our signature Ski Conservation Fund (SCF) and Forest Stewardship Fund (FSF) programs provide funding for action-oriented on-the-ground restoration projects that improve forest health and outdoor experiences on National Forests and Grasslands. Funds come from guest contributions at ski areas and lodges operating on or adjacent to National Forest System lands, and we add additional funding for the SCF program to increase our impact and get more done on the ground.
Our partners support many of our programs as well as our mission. Use the legend below to identify which program they support:
TP = Tree Planting SF = Stewardship Fund CC = Carbon Capital Fund
With properties and operations from the Western Slope to the Front Range, the identity of Vail Resorts is intertwined with Colorado and its natural heritage. Vail Resorts is a leading member of the NFF's Ski Conservation Fund and was the lead private partner in the Hayman Restoration Partnership. Vail is also supporting lynx habitat improvement projects on the White River National Forest as well.
Brewed for the outdoors, Busch Beer is a premium beer made for those that enjoy the outdoors. Through our partnership with Busch, we’re teaming up to raise awareness of our National Forests and support the important tree planting efforts that help restore our forests. By engaging customers and more, we’re going to plant more than 150,000 trees.
The core purpose of REI, the nation's largest consumer cooperative, is to inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship. A longtime partner of the NFF, REI generously donated $1 million to the NFF in 2017 and 2018 for trail, campground and forest restoration projects and to get youth out onto our National Forests. This recent work builds on our long-time partnership which has focused on the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and post-fire restoration efforts at sites impacted by 2015 wildfires.
Originally from the Patagonia region in South America, we’ve decided to start our next adventure in the U.S. Through our “Buy a Case, Plant a Tree” program, Cerveza Patagonia has committed to supporting National Forests by planting at least 200,000 trees by 2020. We’re excited to help restore and preserve our forests so our consumers can always stay connected to nature.
As part of their commitment to become water neutral by 2020, Coca-Cola began partnering with the NFF in 2012 to sponsor watershed restoration projects that return water back to nature. Through mountain meadow restoration, stream channel improvements and invasive species removal, Coca-Cola has replenished more than 1 billion liters of water back to nature.
Black Forest, the brand of delicious and thoughtfully made gummies and fruit snacks for families, wants to ensure that our forests will be here for future generations to enjoy. Forests are part of the company’s founding story, and Black Forest understands the value of forests as a place for families to connect together and rediscover nature. On Love a Tree Day 2019, Black Forest committed to planting 100,000 trees in 2020 to restore U.S. forests impacted by wildfire.
Caudalie is a private cosmetics company based in Paris with boutique stores in the United States and worldwide. With a deep commitment to green principles and sustainable practices, Caudalie’s initial investment in National Forests resulted in the planting of one million trees between 2015 and 2018. They have now committed to planting an additional million trees by 2021. Co-founder Mathilde Thomas notes that “This partnership demonstrates Caudalie’s commitment to giving back to the Earth a little of what it gives us every day. We are thrilled to be working with the NFF to restore America’s National Forests."
Intel knows the value of water. That's why they're working with the NFF to restore National Forest watersheds in Arizona and New Mexico. These projects are providing a measurable benefit to natural systems by restoring wetlands, wet meadows and stream channels. These efforts improve the natural hydrology and increase natural storage of water, which benefits natural and human communities.
As part of its long-term rebuilding efforts in California, The Starbucks Foundation dedicated $50,000 to the California Wildfire Reforestation Fund to help plant 50,000 trees on California forests in recognition of the impact the fires have had on Starbucks partners (employees) in California and their communities. This commitment was part of a broader $200,000 contribution to the NFF to plant 200,000 trees nationwide, at least one tree for every Starbucks partner in the U.S.
MinuteKEY developed the first ever self-service key duplication kiosk. They are dedicated to sustaining our environment and limiting waste. True to their Colorado roots, minuteKEY is committed to protecting the environment by doing its part to reduce waste. By working across multiple fronts, its organization is moving towards a more sustainable future. Through not packaging keys, using digital receipts, minuteKEY has saved on plastic and paper. In 2015, minuteKEY partnered with the National Forest Foundation in an effort to defend and sustain our forests.
One of the largest utility companies in the U.S., Edison International supports the NFF's Treasured Landscapes campaign through their support of our efforts on the Angeles National Forests and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. Additional support benefits other Southern California National Forests.
Through their Trees for Change program, Salt River Project has teamed with the NFF to replant burned areas in Northern Arizona. To date, SRP has planted more than 800,000 trees on National Forests that have been affected by wildfire. Additionally, SRP is a leading partner and supporter of the Northern Arizona Forest Fund, which is restoring critical watersheds and reducing the risk of severe fire on National Forests in Northern Arizona.
Southwest Airlines Co. is one of the major U.S. airlines and is the world’s largest low-cost carrier. As part of its commitment to conservation, Southwest partners with the NFF to enhance the health and promote the public enjoyment of America’s National Forests. Thanks to Southwest Airlines Co. and the Southwest Airlines Foundation’s generous support, we are able to expand the public’s outdoor experiences on these public lands and connect more Americans to their backyard National Forests.
Freeport-McMoRan, a leading international mining company, involves communities and partners in its policies, programs and initiatives. To bolster this collaboration with communities, Freeport-McMoRan has supported NFF efforts, including restoration of the Eagle River headwaters at Camp Hale, the Northern Arizona Forest Fund, Find Your Fourteener campaign, and Gunnison Stewardship Fund.
Blooms Today is a national floral provider that is not just a flower business, but a provider of sentimental expression. Our customers can choose to plant trees in honor of friends and loved ones for all occasions and life events. With the NFF, the life-long value of planting trees sends expressions of love, gratitude, condolence or devotion while also joining in the national restoration effort.
- Alo Yoga TP
- Atlanta Business Products, Inc. TP
- Atlas Services TP
- AZEK TP
- Bear Wood Windows, Inc. TP
- Belvidere & Hern TP
- Betteridge Jewelers
- Better Planet Paper TP
- Bowery Capital
- Brookstone Homes TP
- Buddha Teas TP
- Busch Systems TP
- Collins Cockrel & Cole
- Commerce Trust Company TP
- Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
- Eagle Rock Brewery
- Edison Electric Institute
- FlixBus TP
- Footprints TP
- The Forestland Group LLC
- Gehan Homes, Ltd. TP
- Google, Inc
- Grand Trunk TP
- Green Earth Goodies TP
- The Green Sunshine Company TP
- Harvest Partners Financial
- HITT Contracting, Inc. TP
- HJ Foundation TP
- Homes Bracelets LLC TP
- Hood River Distillers TP
- Hoptown Handles, LLC TP
- HyLite TP
- Indiecentive TP
- Isle Surf and SUP TP
- Jax Tree Removal LLC TP
- Kaiyo TP
- Kitchen Cabinet Depot TP
- Kodiiac TP
- L’ANZA Healing Haircare TP
- Léon & George TP
- Meyers Nave TP
- Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams TP
- Modern Design Sofas TP
- myDigitalOffice TP
- NMG Aerospace TP
- Oak Industries LLC TP
- OPI Products, Inc. TP
- NEXT List Company TP
- Phaxio TP
- Phipps Reporting, Inc TP
- Planters TP
- Plant Memorial Tree TP
- Public Media Partnerships TP
- Repairxpert TP
- Robbins Brothers TP
- Sacred Wave Gong Immersions TP
- Science Care TP
- Sempra Energy Foundation
- Sevan Multi-Site Solutions TP
- Sollars Home TP
- SproutVideo TP
- Starmark, A Trustmark Company TP
- Sustainable Travel International TP
- System76, Inc. TP
- Tala TP
- TARC Construction, Inc. TP
- Tiemann Investment Advisors, LLC TP
- TreeNewal LLC TP
- Treepex TP
- Triadex Card Services TP
- Triple Creek Ranch
- TypeHaus, Inc. TP
- UPLIFT Desk TP
- U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
- U.S. Bank - REI Visa
- Vast Adventure TP
- Village and Wild TP
- Viridian Reclaimed Wood TP
- Wall Street Greetings, LLC
- WATERAX TP
- Waterfront Properties
- We Love Trees, LLC TP
- Weston Snowboards
- Wildfire Learning
- Wild Tribute TP
- WindowFix TP
- Yoga Pod TP
- Zeal Optics TP
Ski Conservation and Forest Stewardship Fund partners
- Arapahoe Basin Ski & Snowboard Area - White River National Forest
- Beaver Creek Resort - White River National Forest
- Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center - White River National Forest - Summit Fund
- Copper Mountain Resort - White River National Forest
- Hermosa Tours - San Juan National Forest
- Purgatory Resort - San Juan National Forest
- Vail Ski Resort - White River National Forest
- Winter Park Resort - Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest