Outdoor culture isn’t inviting for many communities. But together we can change it.
Meet some of the organizations supported by the REI Cooperative Action Fund
Wild Diversity helps create personal connections in the outdoors that feel safe and welcoming for Black, Indigenous, People of Color and LGBTQ+ communities through outdoor adventures and education.More on Wild Diversity
Center for Native American Youth
The Center for Native American Youth is a youth-led organization with programming infused with Indigenous curriculum dedicated to improving the health, safety and overall well-being of Native youth.More on Center for Native American Youth
Adaptive Adventures provides outdoor sports opportunities to children, adults, and veterans with physical disabilities and their families regardless of their location, equipment needs or economic status.More on Adaptive Adventures
Friends of the LA River
Friends of the LA River work to mobilize over 50,000 Los Angeles residents to achieve climate resilience, park equity and environmental health for everyone through cleanups, educational programs and advocacy.More on Friends of the LA River
Children & Nature Network
Children & Nature Network works nationally to increase equitable access to the benefits of nature by mobilizing leaders, educators and caregivers to incorporate connections to nature everywhere children live, learn and play.More on Children & Nature Network
Time outside is a human right.
REI Co-op founded the REI Cooperative Action Fund to give all of us a way to contribute to positive change. The 501(c)(3) Fund makes grants to nonprofits that promote justice, equity and belonging in the outdoors. Every dollar donated makes a difference, thanks to the collective power of the co-op.Learn more about the Fund