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. 

    February 20, 2019

    Blue Sky Funders Forum and Environmental Grantmakers Association members gave over $93 million to environmental literacy in 2016. Join Blue Sky and EGA for a funder webinar highlighting 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.

    December 4, 2018

    What is cultural relevancy, and how does it relate to the outdoor and environmental education field? What role are funders playing in increasing cultural relevancy? How do funders begin to address inequities in their own organizations? Join Blue Sky Funders Forum and Youth Outside for a conversation on cultural relevancy in philanthropy.

    November 9, 2018
    Conference Call

    Blue Sky welcomed funders to learn about and engage in the creation of a shared narrative for equitable access to learn, play, and grow in nature. In 2018, Blue Sky and representatives from stakeholder groups have co-led the development of a shared narrative to help unify the field and engage new audiences to support access to learn, play, and grow outdoors.