Grants from Outdoor Nation

The North Face Explore Fund

The Explore Fund provides opportunities to discover the outdoors in powerful ways, ranging from outing programs that offer adventures for youth of diverse backgrounds, to using outdoor activities in overcoming health challenges, to developing confidence, self-esteem and teamwork through outdoor journeys and by learning new outdoor activities. CLICK HERE TO APPLY AND TO LEARN MORE.

Paddle Nation Project Grants

The Paddle Nation Project awards grants up to $2,500 or less that are designed to give organizations the resources and funding needed to bring their innovation ideas to life. This funding opportunity supports pioneering projects and initiatives that result in increased paddling participation. Projects should reinforce the idea that recreational paddling is one of the most accessible and impactful ways in which young Americans are introduced to the outdoors. CLICK HERE TO APPLY! 

Take the On Campus Challenge

Outdoor Nation is kicking off our search for the National Outdoor Champion! During a six-week competition, colleges can compete to prove which campus can get the most people outdoors and active. Schools compete for gear and funding for planning and outreach. For more information click here.

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