North Face Explore Fund Encourage Youth and Nature Connections

Application Deadline: 
May 1, 2014
Grant Category: 
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
North Face Explore Fund
Amount of Grant: 
15 grants of $5,000; ten additional grants of varying amounts
Grantor Type: 
Private Foundation
Applicant Location Requirement: 
Description of Grant: 
The North Face Explore Fund aims to inspire the next generation of young explorers and conservationists by supporting nonprofit organizations throughout the country that are working to get youth outdoors to explore their natural world. Grants are provided to organizations that encourage youth outdoor participation, focusing primarily on creating more connections of children to nature, increasing access to both front and backcountry recreation, as well as providing experiential education for both personal and environmental health.