Our Media Grants Program supports grassroots activist organizations that have direct-action agendas and are working on strategic, multipronged campaigns to preserve and protect our environment. This program specifically funds projects that use media in its various formats as a tool tightly linked to direct-action campaigns. Work we’ve funded includes, but is not limited to, projects centered on film, journalism, photojournalism, podcasts, radio and books.
Projects must outline how using a specific type of media is the most impactful way to advance a call-to-action for a targeted audience and how that form of media fits into the overall campaign strategy.
We support production companies through our Media Grants Program but only if their work is in direct support of a campaign conducted by an environmental 501(c)(3) organization, which also serves as their fiscal sponsor.
All proposals are reviewed by an employee-grants council based at our company headquarters and is made up of staff with a strong media background.
Patagonia remains committed to pledging one percent of our total annual sales to grassroots organizations across our communities. Please note that our grants opportunities currently operate on an invitation-only basis.
For additional questions about the Patagonia Media Grants Program, please refer to the Patagonia Grants Program general guidelines. All general program guidelines are applicable to the Media Grants Program.
We aim to use the resources we have—our voice, our business, and our community—to do something about our climate crisis.