Partnerships
​Students plant seedlings at a corporate-sponsored restoration event  l Credit: Anacostia Watershed Society

​Corporate Partners

NFWF works with dozens of America’s leading corporations to implement their philanthropic conservation strategies. We collaborate with each partner on goals and actions, investing funds in priority conservation projects that ensure the highest impact. NFWF administers an environmental grant portfolio for each corporate partner, basing awards on sound science and measurable outcomes.

Through partnerships with NFWF, corporations can:

  • Maximize their return on investment and increase their conservation impact through leverage (NFWF typically matches contributions 3:1)
  • Meet their sustainability and corporate social responsibility goals
  • Improve employee morale through volunteer engagement
  • Improve competitiveness in the marketplace
  • Increase their exposure to natural resource agencies
  • Increase their options for corporate involvement in policy issues and engage public interest regarding natural resources sustainability issues.

NFWF's current corporate partners include:

  • The Alcoa/NFWF Biodiversity Initiative funds restoration of fish and wildlife habitat in watersheds of economic and ecological importance.
  • Altria is helping to protect and restore some of the most important ecosystems in the nation, including the Chesapeake Bay, Cumberland Plateau and Columbia River.
  • American Eagle Outfitters leverages a highly collaborative, public-private partnership of federal agencies, corporations and nonprofit groups dedicated to providing service, training, education and employment opportunities for thousands of young Americans and veterans, including low-income and disadvantaged youth.
  • ​As a founding corporate partner of the Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is taking on a new way of addressing conservation in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.
  • ArcelorMittal supports the Sustain Our Great Lakes program, the Chi-Cal Rivers Fund, and the Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund.
  • The Avangrid Foundation supports the Bats for the Future Fund, the New England Forests and Rivers Fund and the Northern Great Plains program.
  • Bass Pro Shops and Johnny Morris Foundation support the Bring Back the Natives/More Fish program.
  • Bayer Crop Science supports the Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund to protect, conserve and increase habitat for these iconic insects and other pollinators.
  • BNSF supports community conservation actions in the Great North from North Dakota to Washington State.
  • BP established the Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife, which supports species imperiled by the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
  • CamelBak supports the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps program, which helps develop the next generation of skilled workers, conservation professionals and engaged citizens.
  • ​As a founding corporate partner of the Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative, Chevron is taking on a new way of addressing conservation in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.
  • The Coca-Cola Foundation supports the Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists program, providing service, training, education and employment opportunities for thousands of young Americans and veterans, including low-income and disadvantaged youth.
  • ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation Migratory Bird Program conserves threatened birds and their habitats world-wide. Conoco­Phillips in Alaska supports research and conservation.
  • Covanta supports the Fishing for Energy program, which collects and recycles derelict fishing gear from harbors and waterways.
  • CSX supports NFWF's Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund, which protects and restores water quality and vital habitats in the Bay watershed.
  • Enbridge supports the National Wildlife Refuge Friends Program in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas and Oklahoma.
  • Partners for New Hampshire’s Fish and Wildlife is a partnership between Eversource and NFWF dedicated to restoring and sustaining healthy forests and rivers in New Hampshire.
  • FedEx's EarthSmart Outreach funds urban conservation in 16 U.S. cities, engaging FedEx team members in restoration projects.
  • International Paper’s partnership with NFWF supports the sustainable management of natural, working and restored forests to benefit wildlife and people.
  • ​As a founding corporate partner of the Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative, Noble Energy is taking on a new way of addressing conservation in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.
  • ​As a founding corporate partner of the Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative, Occidental Petroleum is taking on a new way of addressing conservation in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.
  • Orvis helped to support projects that connect fragmented habitats for fish and wildlife species.
  • PG&E’s Nature Restoration Trust program supports riparian, wetland, and coastal habitat restoration in central and northern California.
  • Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of recycled metal products in the United States with operating facilities located in 24 states, Puerto Rico and Western Canada.
  • SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. supports the Killer Whale Research and Conservation Program and the Ocean Health Initiative.
  • The Shell Marine & Wildlife Habitat Program is a partnership between Shell Oil Company (Shell) and NFWF that supports conservation of priority habitats and species in the communities where Shell lives and operates.
  • Southern Company supports critical longleaf pine, riparian, coastal and wetland habitat restoration and the conservation and recovery of bird species characteristic of the southeast, as well as at-risk bat species.
  • The North Face and My Morning Jacket have partnered to support the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps program, which helps develop the next generation of skilled workers, conservation professionals and engaged citizens.
  • TransRe supports the National Coastal Resilience Fund, which restores, increases and strengthens natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities while also enhancing habitats for fish and wildlife.
  • Walmart supports the Acres for America program, one of the nation's most effective conservation partnerships, which protects priority wildlife habitat in 35 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
  • Wells Fargo's Environmental Solutions for Communities program supports environmental stewardship in urban, rural and coastal landscapes across the U.S.
  • The Wrigley Company Foundation supports the Chi-Cal Rivers Fund, which awards grants to restore the health, vitality and accessibility of the waterways in the Chicago/Calumet region.
  • ​As a founding corporate partner of the Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative, XTO Energy, Inc. is taking on a new way of addressing conservation in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.
 

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 From Our Partners

 

 "FedEx has proudly worked with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation as a part of our EarthSmart Outreach program. NFWF has given us the science that we needed to guide our decision-making, has facilitated our work with grass-root organizations in targeted communities, and helped us to maximize our reach to media and government entities. All of this builds our brand commitment around EarthSmart and allows us to educate and empower our most valuable resource, our people, to make a positive impact in their communities.”

--Julia Chicoskie, FedEx Global Citizenship