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.
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
Driven by the vision of its founders, the foundation enables lasting, meaningful change through sustained, scientifically sound philanthropy. It appreciates its role as society’s venture capital, making bold investments and taking considered risks, to attain significant results that can improve the future. The Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation seeks to achieve through philanthropy what Gordon Moore accomplished for the world of computing: to create an ever more powerful engine of progress in society.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. MacArthur is placing a few big bets that truly significant progress is possible on some of the world’s most pressing social challenges. MacArthur is one of the nation's largest independent foundations. Organizations supported by the Foundation work in about 50 countries.
Omidyar Network invests in entrepreneurs who share its commitment to advancing social good at the pace and scale the world needs today. Omidyar Network is focused on six key areas it believes are building blocks for prosperous, stable, and open societies: Digital Identity, Education, Emerging Tech, Financial Inclusion, Governance & Citizen Engagement, and Property Rights.
White Feather Foundation
The White Feather Foundation embraces environmental and humanitarian issues and in conjunction with partners from around the world it helps to raise funds for the betterment of all life. It gives clean water, education and health and protects the environment and indigenous cultures.
ACT's corporate sponsors provide in-kind donations and services, as well as monetary donations for important projects. ACT chooses corporate sponsors based on shared values such as environmental sustainability.
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. Nature's Path is a triple bottom line social enterprise, and has been recognized for incorporating the notion of sustainability into its business practices through its support of various charitable and eco-friendly initiatives.
Esri is an international supplier of geographic information systems (GIS) software, web GIS and geodatabase management applications. Esri was founded to help solve some of the world’s most difficult problems. They do so by supporting their users’ important work with a commitment to science, sustainability, community, education, research, and positive change.
DigitalGlobe is the world’s leading provider of high-resolution Earth imagery, data and analysis. With the most sophisticated commercial satellite constellation in orbit and cloud-based platforms that enable analytics and information extraction at scale, DigitalGlobe provides geospatial information that gives customers the confidence to make critical decisions.
Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. They provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience you create. Mapbox is changing the way people move around cities and explore the world. Through the apps Mapbox powers, they reach more than 300 million people each month.
Cause Related Partners
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. On an ongoing basis, the Kamibashi Corporation donates $0.50 from each sale of Pacho the Parrot String Dolls to ACT.
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. On an ongoing basis, notNeutral donates $2.34 for each sale of Brasilia City Plates to ACT.
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.
As part of a longstanding partnership with the Nature’s Path EnviroKidz Fund, ACT benefits from EnviroKidz cereal and bar sales. One percent of sales of EnviroKids products is donated by Nature’s Path to endangered species, habitat conservation, and environmental education for kids. ACT receives a portion of these funds to support educational projects in the rainforest of South America. However, as ACT does not benefit proportionate to sale of the product. The amount that ACT received from Nature’s Path ranges between $10,000 and $20,000 on an annual basis. There is no maximum or guaranteed minimum contribution amount.