Foundation Partners

Foundation partners join with ACT through monetary donations and are key funders for our work across northern South America. Many foundation representatives have traveled with us to the field, where they meet our indigenous partners and see the power of the programs they fund.

Andes Amazon Fund: The Andes Amazon Fund (AAF) is a multi-donor grant-making initiative that supports the conservation of the Andes-Amazon of Peru and surrounding countries through the designation and effective management of protected areas and indigenous reserves.

Moore Foundation: Established in September 2000, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation seeks to advance environmental conservation and scientific research around the world and improve the quality of life in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Newman's Own Foundation: Paul Newman was committed to helping make the world a better place. To carry on his philanthropic legacy, Newman’s Own Foundation donates all net royalties and profits after taxes it receives from the sale of Newman’s Own products to charity. To date, Paul Newman and Newman’s Own Foundation have given over $300 million to thousands of charities around the world.

Overbrook Foundation: The Overbrook Foundation is a progressive family foundation that supports organizations advancing human rights and conserving the natural environment.

Skoll Foundation: The Skoll Foundation drives large scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world’s most pressing problems.

Tico Torres Children Foundation: The Tico Torres Children Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to raising awareness and generating funds for children in need. The mission of the Tico Torres Children Foundation is to provide financial service to organizations supporting children in need of medical services, food, clothing, shelter or any other necessity to improve the children’s stability and quality of life.

USAID: USAID partners with organizations to end extreme poverty and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing US security and prosperity.

Wallace Genetic Foundation: The Wallace Genetic Foundation aspires to improve the quality of life for all people, urging long-term conservation of the soil and of the environment, rather than exploitation of natural resources for temporary profits. The Wallace Genetic Foundation is particularly interested in far-sighted groups and individuals with innovative ideas, and seeks to fund organizations whose work promises to provide long-term national or global benefit.

White Feather Foundation: The White Feather Foundation embraces environmental and humanitarian issues and in conjunction with partners from around the world helps to raise funds for the betterment of all life, and to honour those who have truly made a difference.

Corporate and Nonprofit Partners

ACT's corporate and nonprofit sponsors provide in-kind donations and services, as well as monetary donations for important projects. ACT chooses corporate and nonprofit sponsors based on shared values such as environmental sustainability.

Digital Globe: DigitalGlobe is a leader in providing high-resolution satellite images, aerial photos and geospatial content. The company’s comprehensive image library contains more than four billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products.

Eagles Nest Outfitters Inc.: Founded in 1999 by brothers Peter and Paul Pinholster, ENO produces quality adventure products and industry leading outdoors accessories. ENO prioritizes minimizing the human footprint during outdoor activities to limit impact on existing plant and wildlife.

Kamibashi: Headed by a dedicated husband-wife team, Kamibashi sells Fair Trade products and artwork from Japan and Thailand. Kamibashi is dedicated to quality and to paying artists well for their hard work. They believe in long-term partnerships and have worked with the same artisan groups for eight years.

KEEN: KEEN designs outdoor clothing that enables people to play any place without a ceiling. The company's promise is to care for its customers and the world. Toward this goal, KEEN partners with nonprofit organizations around the world that are working toward building stronger communities and a healthier planet.

LUSH: Since launching its Charity Pot program in 2007, LUSH has made donations to more than 600 grassroots charities in 35 countries. ACT partners with LUSH to support the Kogi indigenous people in northern Colombia.

Nashville Zoo: Nashville Zoo is a progressive zoological park serving Middle Tennessee, southern Kentucky and hundreds of thousands of tourists that travel to Nashville every year. The Zoo’s aviary provides ACT with feathers shed from tropical birds needed by several of our partner Colombian indigenous communities for their ritual practices.

Nature's Path: Nature's Path aspires to advance the cause of people and planet along the path to sustainability. Their products feature local or fair-trade organic, healthy ingredients. You can support our work with Nature's Path--just look for the blue macaw Nature's Path cereal the next time you're at the supermarket!

notNeutral: Founded by the award-winning multidisciplinary design firm Rios Clementi Hale Studios, notNeutral creates bold, idea-based, accessible objects for the everyday modern lifestyle. notNeutral loves to tell stories and instill products with the ideas, culture, and history their designs are based on.

Rite in the Rain: Rite in the Rain's all-weather paper can be used in rainy or humid conditions (including the Amazon rainforest!). The company's environmental commitment includes creating recyclable products from post-consumer recycled materials and low-impact manufacturing.

Simple Ecology: Simple Ecology offers high-quality, eco-friendly products that are practical, economical and result in a healthier environment.

Local Partners

ACT has the pleasure of working with businesses around our headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.

Earl's Sandwiches: Earl’s aims to offer a fresh, high quality alternative to the standard deli-meat sandwiches being served in the DC Metro Area. Earl’s roasts its own turkey, beef, and pork in house, hand-cuts the French fries, makes soups from fresh stock, and makes chocolate chip cookies from scratch.

First Down Sports Bar & Grill: Located below ACT headquarters, ACT employees love this neighborhood sports bar that served as our go-to for World Cup games.