Thrive Outside Community Initiative
The Outdoor Foundation and our brand partners are excited to announce the Thrive Outside Community Initiative. We’re on a mission to connect not only individuals, but also entire communities to the outdoors and inspire a nationwide outdoor habit. We’ll start with a strategic, locally based approach by investing in pilot “Thrive Outside Communities.” Our investments will support community-based organizations as well as national partners working in those regions. Grants will be given to increase the collaborative ability of a network of diverse groups to get more kids outside more often and engage their families to increase the likelihood of a long-term love of the outdoors. The Outdoor Foundation and our partners are fueling a movement to ensure that people from all walks of life thrive outside.
The Outdoor Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 established by the Outdoor Industry Association.
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Mission: To inspire the outdoor habit in kids and families by connecting research, knowledge, people and programs. Your support of the Outdoor Foundation gets more young people recreating outside. It creates new customers. It supports the health of our industry.
The Outdoor Foundation’s research investigates the depth and effect of Americans participation in outdoor recreation. Each year, the Outdoor Foundation produces reports to help understand the demographic and lifestyle changes taking place in the U.S. and around the world as they relate to outdoor recreation.LEARN MORE
The Outdoor Foundation has a limited number of open grant programs throughout the year that provide grants to local and national nonprofits focused on getting kids and families outside.LEARN MORE
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COLLECTIVE ACTION TO SUPPORT THE THRIVE OUTSIDE IMPERATIVE
Thank you all for an amazing night and helping us support a collective action to get kids and families into the outdoors as a habit. Be sure to join the Outdoor Foundation and OIA again next year, at the Thrive Outside Give Back Bash on Night Zero of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market for a night of fun and inspiration.