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Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge Inspires More Than 40,000 Outdoor Activities And Crowns First-Ever "National Outdoor Champion"
(December 10th, 2014)
Fueled by The North Face, Campus Challenge engaged thousands of college students and campus community members in outdoor recreation - demonstrating potential of initiative more

Nearly Half of Americans Participate in Outdoor Recreation
(October 30th, 2014)
Outdoor Foundation's report shows increase of 700,000 outdoor participants since 2012. more

Outdoor Nation and Aramark Join Forces to Inspire a New Generation of Outdoor Enthusiasts
(October 28th, 2014)
Campus Activation Grants will Connect College Communities with the Outdoors more

Ten Universities Compete in First-Ever Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge
(September 29th, 2014)
Fueled by The North Face, the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge invests in college students' ideas and ingenuity to combat the inactivity trend among young people.
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The 2014 Outdoor Foundation's Outsiders Ball is a Success Thanks to Generous Sponsors and Attendees
(August 25th, 2014)
The annual event will support more than 125 local projects - connecting an estimated 20,000 young people to the outdoors.
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National Park Service and Outdoor Foundation Announce New Partnership to Invest in Projects that Connect More Americans to the Outdoors
(August 6th, 2014)
Through the Challenge Cost Share Program, the partners will leverage an investment of nearly $400,000 with matching resources to support local nonprofit projects. more

The Outdoor Foundation's Outsiders Ball is on a Roll - New Sponsors on Board
(July 22nd, 2014)
The Outdoor Foundation is proud to announce a full roster of sponsors for the 2014 Outsiders Ball, held on August 5th, at 6 pm -- the eve of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. more

The Outdoor Foundation is Seeking a Director of Development and Stewardship
(June 27th, 2014)
The Outdoor Foundation is seeking a Director of Development and Stewardship who will lead the organization's nationwide development efforts. more

The Outdoor Foundation and the National Park Service Select Northeast Campus Clubs Grant Recipients - Working to Increase Outdoor Participation in College Communities
(June 26th, 2014)
Building on the Foundation's work, the NE Campus Clubs program is investing in the best ideas driven by colleges and universities that increase outdoor participation. more

Outdoor Nation Selects Universities to Compete in First Ever Outdoor Campus Challenge
(June 3rd, 2014)
Fueled by The North Face, this initiative invests in the innovative ideas of college and university students across America working to activate a new generation of outdoor ... more

A Record Number of Americans Participate in Outdoor Recreation
(May 14th, 2014)
Almost Half of All Americans Participated in Outdoor Activities in 2013 more

The Outdoor Foundation Supports Retailers' Connection to Communities through Outsiders Ball Project Fund
(May 5th, 2014)
Today, the Outdoor Foundation launched the Outsiders Ball Project Fund, supporting outdoor projects in retailers' local communities. more

Outdoor Nation Launches the First-Ever Campus Challenge Engaging College Students in a Major Campaign to Increase Outdoor Participation
(March 20th, 2014)
The initiative is fueled by The North Face and will invest in the best ideas driven by colleges and universities that activate a new generation of outdoor champions. more

Outdoor Nation, Leading Paddle Companies, Outdoor Retailer and the National Park Service Announce the Launch of the 2014 Paddle Nation Grants
(March 18th, 2014)
Funds will be awarded to the best paddling initiatives that get young people on rivers across the U.S. more