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
One of the world’s most eminent and recognizable brands, Ford has a 117-year legacy of giving people the freedom to discover new places. The automaker’s newly-launched Bronco Wild Fund, created to provide access to, and encourage preservation of the great outdoors, is a mission we wholeheartedly support. And Ford is about to make that mission a reality – with a campaign to plant one million trees in 2021. Learn more at broncowildfund.com.
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.
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. Black Forest has committed to plant an incredible 1.5 million trees across our National Forests in the next three years. Together, Black Forest and NFF are restoring our forests and engaging Americans along the way.
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 has generously donated over $4 million to the NFF for trail, campground, and forest health projects, and to engage youth on our National Forests. Most recently, REI has expanded their partnership with the NFF through a commitment to plant 1 million trees on our National Forests over the next decade.
Through their charitable Outdoor Fund, partner company Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is planting 500,000 trees on National Forests that will improve wildlife habitat, enhance watersheds, store carbon, and provide other direct benefits. As a leading outdoor provider serving millions of customers nationwide annually, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s supports initiatives that inspire people to enjoy, love, and conserve the great outdoors.
As the world’s largest RV manufacturer, Thor sells towable and motorized RVs through its subsidiaries brands including Airstream, Jayco, Keystone, Erwin Hymer and others. Both Thor and the NFF encourage the American public to enjoy their public lands and experience the outdoors. The Thor team believes they have an important role to play in connecting people with the outdoors, and families with each other.
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.
Subaru has partnered with the NFF to plant 500,000 trees in California by 2022 as a part of their Subaru Loves the Earth Promise. These trees will be planted in the areas devastated by the California wildfires and to help rebuild the lives of the people and animals most affected by them. The Subaru Forester Reforesting Project launched in August 2019 and invites customers to take action and share the message about the urgency and concern around 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.
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.
The VF Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in driving movements for the betterment of people and the planet, including movements that define Worthy Work, embrace the fact that Outside Matters, and empower diversity, equity and inclusion as we are Free to Be. The NFF is partnering with the VF Foundation to launch the Front Range Trail Stewardship Strike Team, an effort designed to make the trails near Denver’s Metro open and accessible, and to better connect the Front Range to its backyard National Forests.
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."
Endangered Species Chocolate has two passions – crating premium chocolate and supporting conservation groups. Each purchase of its delicious, Non-GMO, Fair Trade product fuels conservation efforts on America’s National Forests and worldwide. Ten percent of the company’s annual net profits support work that benefits endangered species and their habitats. Passionate about quality and conservation, ESC is on a mission to change the world for the better for the future of species, habitat, and humanity.
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.
Arconic Foundation is committed to promoting environmental sustainability and enhancing education through skill-building learning experiences for youth. The NFF partners with Arconic Foundation to plant 100,000 trees and engage diverse youth in STE(A)M and conservation on National Forests in select communities of Arconic Corp., which provides aluminum products in the ground transportation, aerospace, industrial, packaging, and building and construction markets.
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.
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.
- AccountingTools, Inc. TP
- A Living Tribute TP
- Alo Yoga TP
- Amy's Ice Cream
- Atlanta Business Products, Inc. TP
- AZEK TP
- Bearded Man Coffee TP
- Bear Wood Windows, Inc. TP
- Begonia & Bench TP
- Belvidere & Hern TP
- Betteridge Jewelers
- Bowery Capital
- Broadstreet TP
- Buddha Teas TP
- Busch Systems TP
- Car Tots TP
- Collins Cockrel & Cole
- Commerce Trust Company TP
- Cornerstone TP
- Custom Coach and Limousine TP
- Digital Bazaar, Inc TP
- Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
- Eagle Rock Brewery
- EBSCO Mags TP
- Edison Electric Institute
- Epic Adventure Maps TP
- FlixBus TP
- The Forestland Group LLC
- Gehan Homes, Ltd. TP
- Google, Inc
- Grand Trunk TP
- Green Grove CBD TP
- Harvest Partners Financial
- HE Travels TP
- HITT Contracting, Inc. TP
- HJ Foundation TP
- Homes Bracelets LLC TP
- Hood River Distillers TP
- Hoptown Handles, LLC TP
- Humanscale TP
- HyLite TP
- Indiecentive TP
- Isle Surf and SUP TP
- Jax Tree Removal LLC TP
- JuneShine TP
- Kaiyo TP
- Kitchen Cabinet Depot TP
- Kodiiac TP
- L’ANZA Healing Haircare TP
- LevGo TP
- Lexant Title TP
- Liu Feng Shui, Inc. TP
- Meyers Nave TP
- Modern Design Sofas TP
- myDigitalOffice TP
- NEXT List Company TP
- Nikko's Worldwide Chauffeured Services TP
- NMG Aerospace TP
- Oak Industries LLC TP
- OPI Products, Inc. TP
- Outbound Financial TP
- PAPER PROJECT TP
- PG Exhibits + Environments TP
- Phaxio TP
- Phipps Reporting, Inc TP
- Planters TP
- Plant Memorial Tree TP
- Raleigh Reclaimed LLC TP
- Rebellion Energy Services Operating, LLC
- Repairxpert TP
- Rooted Furniture TP
- Sacred Wave Gong Immersions TP
- Salesforce TP
- Science Care TP
- Sempra Energy Foundation
- Shade Metals TP
- Sollars Home TP
- Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery
- SproutVideo TP
- Starmark, A Trustmark Company TP
- Studio Ma TP
- Sustainable Travel International TP
- System76, Inc. TP
- TARC Construction, Inc. TP
- Thrifty Traveler TP
- Tiemann Investment Advisors, LLC TP
- TreeNewal LLC TP
- Triadex Card Services TP
- Triple Creek Ranch
- TypeHaus, Inc. TP
- U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
- 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
- WoodZest TP
- World50 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 - White River National Forest
- Breckenridge Ski Resort - White River National Forest
- Copper Mountain Resort - White River National Forest
- Crested Butte Mountain Resort - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forest
- Crested Butte Nordic - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forest
- Eleven Experience - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forest
- Gravity Haus - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forest
- Hermosa Tours - San Juan National Forest
- Keystone Resort - White River National Forest
- Monarch Mountain - Pike & San Isabel National Forest
- Purgatory Resort - San Juan National Forest
- Scenic River Tours, Inc - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
- Telluride Ski Resort - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
- Three Rivers Outfitting - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forest
- Vail Mountain Resort - White River National Forest
- Winter Park Resort - Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest
- Wolf Creek Ski Area - Rio Grande National Forest