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Partner With NEEF

Together, we can make meaningful, lasting change that improves people's lives and the health of the planet

NEEF partners with respected organizations from both the public and private sectors to advance environmental education and engagement in the United States. 

Our dynamic, turnkey approach to partnering with like-minded institutions supports our work as we scale our collective impact to:

  • Diversify the future STEM workforce while building a youth conservation ethic
  • Welcome all types of visitors to public lands 
  • Address environmental health disparities for vulnerable populations
  • Motivate and enable people of all ages to learn about/understand and care for the environment 

Our mission: To make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to the daily lives of all Americans

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NEEF raises $4 for every dollar of NEEA funding it receives, creating value and amplifying the impact of our partners

Who Partners with NEEF?

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Advancing corporate CSR and ESG goals and positively impacting employees, their community, and the public.

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Strengthening NEEF's capacity to provide impactful and innovative programs that support foundation objectives.

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 Government Agencies

Sharing credible knowledge, technical assistance, and financial resources to foster public-private partnerships nationally.

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We would be glad to craft a mutually beneficial partnership that incorporates direct program support, regranting, engagement campaigns or employee volunteer opportunities to make a lasting positive impact on peoples lives and the health of the planet.


NEEF is proud to have been evaluated and honored by the following organizations.

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Partner Highlights


Toyota is committed to getting more Americans out on federal, state, and community public lands, and...

New Funding to Address Youth Climate-Mental Health in US K-12 Schools

CMHN & NEEF receive a $100k grant to aid teachers in guiding students through climate emotions, fostering age...

Greening STEM Project Gives Students Hands-On Outdoor Experience

Seventh grade students from Bettendorf Middle School in the Quad Cities are spending two weeks restoring and...