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Major Funders and Partners

Whether you are a neighborhood association, school, business, or city agency, we are interested in working with you. If you have a project in mind that relates to our mission, please contact us with your idea. By pooling our resources, we can accomplish more and better projects and submit more effective grants. Please contact Lisa Shipek at 520-396-3266 x2 to discuss potential partnerships and sponsorships.

Major Funders

Agnese Haury Foundation
Agnese Haury Foundation
Alcoa Foundation
Alcoa Foundation
American Rivers
American Rivers
Arizona Community Foundation
Arizona Community Foundation
Arizona State Forestry Division
Arizona State Forestry
Border Environment Cooperation Commission
Central Arizona Project
Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
Desert Diamond Casino & Entertainment
Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Jeff & Connie Woodman Foundation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Sonoran Institute
Sonoran Institute
Tucson Water
Tucson Water
US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Walton Family Foundation
Walton Family Foundation


Tucson Region Partners
  • ACE Charter High School
  • American Rivers
  • Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
  • Arizona Master Naturalist Association
  • Arizona Project WET
  • Arizona State Forestry
  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
  • Basis Tucson North
  • Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School
  • Booth-Fickett Math-Science K-8 Magnet School
  • Borderlands Brewing Co
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Changemaker High School
  • Cienega Watershed Partnership
  • City of Tucson Mayor’s Office
  • City of Tucson Parks and Recreation
  • City of Tucson, Tucson Water
  • City of Tucson, Ward 1 Council Office
  • City of Tucson, Ward 2 Council Office
  • City of Tucson, Ward 3 Council Office
  • City of Tucson, Ward 6 Council Office
  • Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection
  • Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
  • Conserve2Enhance
  • Tucson Drachman Montessori
  • Esperero Canyon Middle School
  • The Fairfax Companies
  • Flowing Wells High School
  • Friends of Santa Cruz River
  • Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
  • Hidden Valley HOA
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Lil’ John Excavating
  • Living Streets Alliance
  • Manzo Elementary School
  • Meow Media
  • Mission Garden - Friends of Tucson’s Birthplace
  • National Phenology Network
  • New Hope Church
  • Palo Verde Neighborhood Association
  • Paulo Freire Freedom School - University
  • Peter Howell Elementary
  • Pima Association of Governments
  • Pima County
  • Pima County Community Development
  • Pima County Dept of Environmental Quality
  • Pima County Regional Flood Control District
  • Santa Rita High School
  • Sierra 2-8
  • Sierra Club - Rincon Group
  • Sky Island Alliance
  • The Sonoran Institute
  • Southwest Decision Resources
  • Stantec
  • Tanque Verde Valley Association
  • The Garden Kitchen
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Tierra y Libertad Organization
  • Tucson Association of Realtors
  • Tucson Audubon Society
  • Tucson High Magnet School
  • Tucson High School
  • Tucson Mountains Association
  • Tucson Water
  • University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources
  • University of Arizona Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology
  • University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center
  • University of Arizona Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy
  • US-Fish and Wildlife Service
Phoenix Region Partners
  • Arizona State Forestry
  • Arizona State University School School of Sustainability - Decision Center for a Desert City
  • City of Avondale
  • City of Glendale
  • City of Mesa
  • City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department
  • City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation
  • City of Phoenix Water Services Department
  • City of Phoenix Office of Environmental Programs
  • City of Tempe
  • Desert Botanical Garden
  • Flood Control District of Maricopa County
  • Human Services Campus
  • International Rescue Committee Phoenix
  • Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Mesa Urban Garden
  • Primera Iglesia Metodista Unida
  • Sustainable Cities Network Arizona State University Global Institute of Sustainability
  • The Nature Conservancy - Phoenix
  • Trees Matter
  • Wilson School District
Other Western Partners
  • City of Las Cruces
  • City of Flagstaff
  • City of Sierra Vista, Arizona
  • Arizona Floodplain Management Association
International Partners
  • US Forest Service International Programs
  • University of Arizona - College of Education
  • Fondo Mexicano para la Conservacion de la Naturaleza - FMCN
  • Salvemos al Río Laja, A.C.
  • Fundacion Manantlan para la Biodiversidad de Occidente - MABIO
  • Comisión de Cuenca del Río Ayuquila-Armería
  • Center for Latin American Studies - University of Arizona
  • IMIP-Nogales, Sonora, Mexico
  • CEDES-Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico