Events

    Blue Sky hosts a variety of events throughout the year where members and funder partners are invited to learn, network, and collaborate. Blue Sky events are open to funders, Blue Sky advisors, and invited speakers. 

    October 9, 2019
    Philadelphia, PA

    Join Blue Sky's 5th anniversary celebration in Philadelphia on October 8 - 9, 2019. As we launch Blue Sky's next chapter, we welcome your input on ideas for greater collaboration and impact! On October 8, participants are invited to enjoy an afternoon of place-based learning, and then raise a glass as we reflect on Blue Sky's accomplishments over five years. On October 9, Blue Sky will convene for a day of learning and planning together.

    April 24, 2019
    Webinar

    The passage of a sweeping public lands package on February 27, 2019 marked a once-in-a-decade policy victory for connecting people and nature. Looking ahead, how can supporters and champions of environmental literacy and connecting people and nature continue to secure federal policy wins? This webinar will provide funders with updates on recent policy victories and areas of opportunity related to connecting kids and nature, environmental education, and access to outdoor recreation.

    February 20, 2019
    Webinar

    Blue Sky Funders Forum and Environmental Grantmakers Association members gave over $93 million to environmental literacy in 2016. This webinar featured findings from analysis of 2016 funding for the field, including:

    - Funding reaching early childhood, K-12, university, and adult audiences;
    - Which regions of the US received the largest shares of environmental literacy funding from members; and
    - A breakdown of 2016 funding by conservation, education, health & wellness, social justice, and youth development impact areas.