Published On: Sat, Apr 12th, 2014

Apply for Pentagonia’s Environmental Grants Program

Pentagonia is accepting applications from small, grassroots, activist organizations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged campaigns to preserve and protect the environment for its Environmental Grants Program. The grant program focuses on organizations that create a strong base of citizen support.

Pentagonia supports only environmental work. Since the program began in 1985, Pentagonia has given over $55 million in grants and in-kind donations to more than 1,000 organizations.

Priority Area:

  • Protecting and restoring native fish populations and the habitat on which they depend.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants can be from United States, Canada, Japan, Chile, Argentina, , The Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Germany, France, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Australia and the Czech Republic.
  • Applying organization must be with 501(c)(3) status or a comparable fiscal sponsor.
  • Proposed action should be strategic, focusing on root causes and must have set specific goals and objectives that can be accomplished.
  • The proposed action should be action-oriented and must build public involvement and support.
  • The efforts should be quantifiable, with specific goals, objectives and action plans, and should include measures for evaluating success.
  • Media projects that are tightly linked to a direct-action campaign on the issue, with specific goals that go beyond education and awareness can also be proposed.

Interested organizations should take the eligibility quiz to proceed with application process.

For more information, please visit Grant Guidelines.

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