Patagonia: Environmental Program Grants
Patagonia makes grants to organizations conducting environmental work that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term change. Funding focuses on organizations that create a strong base of citizen support. Patagonia will support small, grassroots, activist organizations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged campaigns to preserve and protect our environment. Patagonia helps local groups working to protect local habitat, and thinks the individual battles to protect a specific stand of forest, stretch of river, or indigenous wild species are the most effective in raising more complicated issues – particularly those of biodiversity and ecosystem protection – in the public mind. One priority area for Patagonia grants is protecting and restoring native fish populations and the habitat on which they depend.
Patagonia will fund work that:
- is action-oriented
- builds public involvement and support
- is strategic
- focuses on root causes
- accomplishes specific goals and objectives
Amount: The typical grant range is up to $12,000.
Eligibility: Organizations with 501(c)(3) status or comparable in the United States, Canada, Japan, Chile, Argentina, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Germany, France, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Australia and the Czech Republic.
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