REI – Force of Nature Fund
Heard of REI (Recreational Equipment Incorporated)? Founded in Seattle, Washington, This specialty outdoor retailer is dedicated to inspiring, educating and outfitting for a lifetime of outdoor adventure. The REI community is ever-growing with over 16 million members and more than 150 stores in 36 states.
Since 1976, REI has invested more than $80 million dollars to steward our nation’s public lands and supported the development of youth with a focus of health and wellness outdoors. This year, REI has launched a new Force of Nature Fund, an initiative that will support 26 non profits nationwide who are advancing gender equality in the outdoors, connecting the female population to nature.
With over 500 organizations applying for this new initiative grant, REI recently hand selected the recipients, with Casting for Recovery being one of the. We’re pumped to be in the company of some amazing organizations and initiatives!
Learn more about REI and the Force of Nature in their latest blog post here.