Explore Fund

Helping Kids discover Nature's playground

We at The North Face love the outdoors. It’s in our DNA and defines us as company. Our desire to share this passion is the catalyst behind The North Face® Explore Fund™. By giving back through the fund’s annual grants we seek to inspire and enable the next generation of outdoor explorers and conservationists.

The Explore Fund provides opportunities to discover the outdoors in powerful ways, ranging from outing programs that offer adventures for youth of diverse backgrounds, to using outdoor activities in overcoming health challenges, to developing confidence, self-esteem and teamwork through outdoor journeys and by learning new outdoor activities.

The Explore Fund provides grants to organizations that connect people to the outdoors and support outdoor exploration, with youth as a primary focus. Since its founding in 2010, the fund has:

To continue to welcome and engage more people in the outdoors, the Explore Fund is focusing its support on programs that:


Are you an international organization interested in applying for the Explore Fund?
visit ExploreFund.eu (Europe) EnglishGermanyFranceSpainItaly or ExploreFund.ca (Canada) Canada