The Blue Sky Funders Forum inspires, deepens, and expands philanthropy to advance opportunities that connect people and nature and promote environmental literacy.
“Education, if it means anything, should not take people away from the land, but instill in them even more respect for it...” —Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
“Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” ―President Jimmy Carter
“We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"We must regain the conviction that we need one another, that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world, and that being good and decent are worth it." —Pope Francis

Highlights

Fall is coming, but we're excited about programs that connect students to nature during the coldest months of the year. Learn more about SnowSchool on our blog.

Blue Sky will convene on Wednesday, September 27 in Seattle, Washington. Blue Sky steering committee chair Jason Morris shares our vision for this convening on our blog.

Blue Sky wrapped up its 2017 quarterly policy webinar series with with a session on education policy featuring Congressman John Sarbanes. Stay tuned for more policy updates in 2018!

Case Studies

ChangeScale is a partnership effort in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Area that are working together to advance the cohesiveness, effectiveness, and prominence of the field of environmental education. ChangeScale...

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