Patagonia supports innovative work that addresses the root causes of the environmental crisis and seeks to protect both the environment and affected communities.

Patagonia funds work that:

  • is action-oriented
  • focuses on root causes
  • has a clear strategy
  • identifies specific goals and objectives that can be effectively measured to evaluate success
  • builds public involvement and civic engagement
  • works to build an inclusive and diverse environmental movement
  • takes place within the following countries: United States, Canada, Japan, Korea, Australia, Chile, Argentina, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Germany, France, Denmark, Belgium, Austria and the Czech Republic.

Patagonia does not fund:

  • organisations without a non-governmental status or a comparable fiscal sponsor
  • trail creation, maintenance or restoration
  • any dam renovations, human-assisted fish passage infrastructure or hatchery programs
  • land acquisition, land trusts or conservation easements
  • research, unless it is in direct support of a developed plan for specific action to alleviate an environmental problem
  • projects that are solely focused on environmental education
  • environmental conferences
  • endowment funds
  • political campaigns
  • green building projects
  • bike advocacy, unless the project is in direct support of a climate change solution
  • event sponsorships or film festivals

There are two annual deadlines for applications:

June 30th (all applications received in June will receive a response by the end of October)
January 31st (all applications received in January will receive a response by the end of June).

For more information, please click here

Patagonia Environmental Grants

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