A youngster practices their handstand in a city park.

Centering health outside

Investing, strengthening and amplifying scientific research and supporting Traditional Ecological Knowledge that demonstrates time spent outside improves mental, physical, and emotional health, as well as resilience for people and communities.

Explore our current grantees

New grantee partners are announced each spring and fall.

All grants shown below are a minimum of $50,000.

Image from Campus Nature Rx
Campus Nature Rx
Image from Center for Health & Nature, Texas Health & Nature Collaborative
Texas Health & Nature Collaborative at Center for Health & Nature
Kids and adults enjoy a sunny outdoor presentation under the trees.
Center for Nature and Health at University of California San Francisco
Jumping for joy and clicking their heels, a goups of friends celebrate exploring the outdoors.
Fresh Tracks at Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions
Six indigenous-identifying people stand smiling, shoulder-to-shoulder, under the wing of a small plane.
Indigenous Wellness Research Institute at University of Washington
A person wearing a lightweight hoodie under a flannel shirt stands smiling with outstretched arms in front of a cluster of large ferns.
Nature and Health Alliance
A group of four people carrying multi-day backpacking gear look out over a mountain range through a stand of bright red blooms.
Nature and Human Health Utah
Four dayhikers stand above a seaside cliff, greeting the limitless expanse of the Pacific Ocean.
Nature and Health at University of Washington
Image from Nature Immersion Science and Practice Collective, Colorado State University
Collective for Nature Immersion Science and Practice at Colorado State University
Image from Parks Rx America
Park Rx America
Image from Trauma Foundation, Pathways Nature Healing Program
Trauma Foundation in support of Pathways Nature Healing Program
Image from University of Vermont, Institute for Agroecology
Institute for Agroecology at University of Vermont
Three people of diverse ages and backgrounds enjoy time outside together in a tree-lined city park.
Wekesa Earth Center at University of Maryland

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One hand grasps another's against the richly textured bark of a pine tree.
Connecting People Outside
The treetop view of early autumn yellow and green leaves.
Creating Space Outside

Time outside is a human right

Now is the time to deliver on that right. For everyone.

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