We All Thrive Outside

The Outdoor Foundation is dedicated to getting people outside for their health, the health of communities and the health of the outdoor industry. Through community investment and groundbreaking research, we work with partners across the country to address equity barriers and help make the outdoors accessible for all.

2022 OUTDOOR PARTICIPATIoN TRENDS REPORT

New research from the Outdoor Foundation reveals record participation rates and long-term challenges.

 

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2021 Outdoor Foundation Annual REPORT

The Thrive Outside network reached 14,849 youths in eight communities nationwide throughout 2021. Read more about the tremendous progress made last year.

 

 

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THE NEW OUTDOOR PARTICIPANT (COVID AND BEYOND)

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, more Americans turned to the outdoors, some for the first time and others for the first time in many years. 

 

 

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THRIVE OUTSIDE INITIATIVE

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Outdoorist Oath

The recently announced “Outdoorist Oath” is a new way for ALL people to engage in supporting a thriving planet and thriving people.

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Thanks to our community partners and participants, Thrive Outside Day events were a success nationwide! Communities in Atlanta, Grand Rapids, Maine, Oklahoma

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We all deserve to thrive outside. But research shows that serious equity barriers such as safety, walkability, transportation, cost and cultural inclusion,

THRIVE OUTSIDE COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP PARTNERS

1:1 donation match from Thrive Outside Community organizations.

THRIVE OUTSIDE COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS

Board of directors

Jen Mull Neuhaus

Chairperson
Former CEO, Backwoods

Jennifer Boldry

Director

Applied Innovation Leader, NAXION

Danica Carey

Director
Director of Marketing Operations, Seirus Innovative Accessories

Amy Dominguez-Arms

Vice Chair
Philanthropic and
Nonprofit Consultant

Lesford Duncan

Director
CEO, Greening Youth Foundation

Hilary Hartley

Director

President, Thule Group

Bill Neff

Director
Vice President of Marketing – EMEA, YETI

Joe Pellegrini

Director
Managing Director,
R.W. Baird & Co

Ray Rivera

Secretary & Treasurer
Partner and Co-founder,
KRS Strategy Group

Get In Touch

STEPHANIE MAEZ

Executive Director
smaez@outdoorfoundation.org

 
 
 
 
 
  
 

JACOB FISHER

Development and Programs Manager

jfisher@outdoorfoundation.org

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