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Arshay Cooper Awarded NRF’s 2022 Crawford Prize

  “For a lot of young people out there, the question is: ‘How do I allow this fire inside of me to shine brighter than the fire that happens around me?’ I think the answer is the power of outdoors.” –

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Image courtesy of Jubilee Consortium

Grantee Spotlight: Jubilee Consortium

At NRF, we have the honor of working with many incredible community organizations doing important work across the U.S. One of these organizations is Jubilee Consortium, which is based in Los Angeles. One of the programs

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Mountaineer, Outdoor Recreation Leader and Advocate Tyrhee Moore Awarded NRF's 2021 Crawford Prize

“When you are a mountaineer, you’re not entitled to a summit, you’re not entitled to a peak. You understand the amount of work and effort that it takes. The journey itself is so much more important than the

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Image courtesy of Outdoors Empowered Network

NRF & Tom's of Maine Team Up to Promote Equitable Access to Nature

One of NRF’s core values is health. We care about healthy people, healthy communities, and a healthy environment. That’s why we’re teaming up with a company that shares this focus. Tom’s of Maine creates

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Dr. Myron Floyd: Nature Matters for Black Lives

Dr. Myron Floyd is an NRF trustee, dean of the College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University, and a member of The North Face Explore Fund Council, a group working towards increased access to outdoor

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NRF Welcomes Three New Trustees

In Spring 2020, the National Recreation Foundation (NRF) partnered with Koya Leadership Partners, a leading executive search firm that works exclusively with nonprofit clients, to launch a wide-ranging public search for

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