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.
From Los Angeles to Atlanta, the National Forest System provides water to millions of Americans in thousands of communities. Our watershed restoration programs provide tangible and cost-effective water-related conservation results for businesses that want to protect this invaluable resource. These projects help our partners meet targeted water sustainability goals by: providing measured water replenishment benefits, reducing sediment in streams and rivers, and engaging customers and employees in this critical issue.
Our Trees for US tree-planting program provides corporations and small businesses with a great opportunity to engage their customers and clients in addressing the reforestation need on our National Forests.
The Carbon Capital Fund is an innovative way for businesses and individuals to help reforest our National Forests and sequester carbon dioxide.
Our signature Ski Conservation Fund (SCF) and Forest Stewardship Fund (FSF) programs provide funding for action-oriented on-the-ground restoration projects or citizen-based monitoring 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.
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.
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.
Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon does business in 48 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators, with more than 32,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. Exelon’s support has helped restore Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and expanded our Midewin Youth Corps program, which brings two crews of urban youth from Chicago for six weeks of job training, mentoring, and restoration at Midewin.
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
- Breckenridge Ski Resort - White River National Forest
- Breckenridge Grand Vacations - White River National Forest - Summit Fund
- Copper Mountain Resort - White River National Forest
- Keystone Ski Resort - White River National Forest
- The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera, a RockResort - White River National Forest
- The Arrabelle at Vail Square, a RockResort - White River National Forest
- The Lodge at Vail, a RockResort - White River National Forest
- One Ski Hill Place, a RockResort - White River National Forest
- The Osprey at Beaver Creek, a RockResort - White River National Forest
- The Pines, a RockResort - White River National Forest
- Vail Ski Resort - White River National Forest
- Winter Park Resort - Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest
- Cascade Vacation Rentals - Deschutes National Forest
- Cooper Spur Mountain Resort - Mt. Hood National Forest
- Five Pine Lodge - Deschutes National Forest
- Lake Creek Lodge - Deschutes National Forest
- Metolius River Lodges - Deschutes National Forest
- Sunriver Resort - Deschutes National Forest
- Timberline Lodge and Ski Area - Mt. Hood National Forest