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 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.
MillerCoors has a three-part water stewardship strategy, spanning from its barley fields to its breweries and local watersheds. Since 2008, MillerCoors has saved more than 1.4 billion gallons of water in its brewery operations alone – enough to meet the water needs of more than 13,100 average American households for an entire year. As part of its commitment to its brewery watersheds, MillerCoors has also pledged to help restore billions of gallons of water annually in water-stressed environments. In 2015, MillerCoors began a partnership with NFF to help restore millions of gallons of water annually to the San Gabriel Watershed in drought-stricken California by removing a water intensive and prolific invasive species called Arundo donax.
Caudalie is a privately owned cosmetics company based in Paris with four boutique stores in the United States and eight others worldwide. With a deep commitment to green principles and sustainable practices, Caudalie has made a signature investment in National Forests by committing to plant at least one million trees by 2018. 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."
Through the NFF's Carbon Capital Fund, the Walt Disney Company is planting hundreds of thousands of trees on the Angeles National Forest and San Juan National Forest. The Walt Disney Company is also partnering with the NFF to restore watersheds in the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California.
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.
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 is currently working with the NFF to conduct trail work and improve outdoor experiences in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, and to help with post-fire restoration efforts at sites impacted by 2015 wildfires.
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.
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
- Amy's Ice Creams, Inc
- Atlanta Business Products, Inc. TP
- AZEK TP
- Belvidere & Hern TP
- Better Planet Paper TP
- Betteridge Jewelers
- Bowery Capital
- Brookstone Homes TP
- Buddha Teas TP
- Collins Cockrel & Cole
- Commerce Trust Company TP
- Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
- Eagle Rock Brewery
- EcoTek Outdoors TP
- Edison Electric Institute
- Evergreen Packaging TP
- Feetures! Brand
- Four Seasons Tree Care TP
- Google, Inc
- Green Earth Goodies TP
- Harvest Partners Financial
- The Human Solution TP
- Imperial International TP
- Indiecentive TP
- Isle Surf and SUP TP
- Kitchen Magic TP
- Kodiiac TP
- Lewis N. Clark
- Meyers Nave TP
- Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams TP
- Modern Design Sofas TP
- OPI Products, Inc. TP
- NEXT List Company TP
- Pergo TP
- Phaxio TP
- Phipps Reporting, Inc TP
- Plant Memorial Tree
- Public Media Partnerships TP
- Science Care TP
- Sempra Energy Foundation
- SproutVideo TP
- Starmark, A Trustmark Company TP
- Stryker Sustainability Solutions TP
- Sustainable Travel International TP
- Tala TP
- Triple Creek Ranch
- U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
- U.S. Bank - REI Visa
- Village and Wild TP
- Wall Street Greetings, LLC
- Waterfront Properties
- Wildfire Learning
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
- Vail Ski Resort - White River National Forest
- Winter Park Resort - Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest