Demonstrate your commitment to Washington’s communities and landscapes
valued partners make our critical work possible
As our region continues to experience rapid growth, it’s critical that we work together to protect our communities and the special landscapes we call home. Corporate partnerships offer a highly visible way to demonstrate your commitment to making our region a healthier and greener place to live, work, and play.
In 2024, Forterra is offering two sponsorship categories for our corporate partners, so organizations can demonstrate their commitment to Washington’s lands while building community and engaging employees. Now more than ever, the public is celebrating businesses that are engaged in local conservation and sustainability practices.
Evergreen REstoration Program
We’re tackling a global problem through local action. Together with corporate and nonprofit partners, field partners, and volunteers, Forterra’s Evergreen Restoration Program plants native trees and plants around the Puget Sound to improve our region’s resiliency against climate change.
Invest in Change: Direct Impact
- Fund a Crew: Support critical restoration tasks volunteers cannot do like using herbicide to remove Knotweed, a class B Noxious Weed.
- Fund Community Restoration Grants: Fund grants that support community-driven solutions to maximize social and environmental equity in restoration projects.
- Fund trees for field partners: Purchase trees holistic restoration with invasive plant removal, site preparation, tree replanting protocol. tree planting to a holistic restoration approach and includes a monitoring and tree replanting protocol.
On the Ground: Employee Engagement
- Explore: Learn more about Forterra’s role in preserving land, the importance of ecological restoration, through Lunch and Learns or a project Field Trip.
- Get engaged: Join in a Restoration Field Day or work party and actively participate in ecological stewardship of a project or a Restoration Field Day and work project.
Dig In: Adopt an Acre
Participate in ecological restoration by adopting Forterra-owned local sites and participating in regular invasive species removal and/or native planting parties. These bespoke programs include sustaining employee engagement and direct impact or critical lands.
Please join us as a 2024 corporate partner by sponsoring Forterra’s summer series or Forterra NEXT. Forterra innovates and scales land-based solutions to address the climate crisis and support equitable and prosperous communities in Washington. Event sponsorships are a fantastic (and highly visible!) way for our corporate partners to support Forterra’s work, while also publicly sharing your commitment to supporting meaningful environmental conservation. See chart for sponsorship benefits.
Forterra Summer Series
Sponsor three event outdoor summer series on Forterra-connected properties to highlight our conservation work. Potential examples include a guided plant walk for families, a bicycle tour of the Olympic peninsula, and berry picking at a local farm.
Sponsor a three-event thought-leadership series ranging from panel discussions to keynotes with experts on land-based solutions to address the climate crisis and support equitable, green and prosperous communities is a team effort.
Sponsorship benefits also include recognition on our website; social media recognition (Forterra has approximately nearly 20,000 followers combined across social networks); event materials; acknowledgement in blog posts and our newsletter (our newsletter reaches more than 10,000 supporters).
Forterra always welcomes in-kind services, including food, beverage, raffle items, or event space donations.
Forterra is committed to land-based solutions that address the climate crisis and support equitable green and prosperous communities – where people and nature thrive together.
If you are ready to support Forterra’s work year-round or want to learn more about our corporate partnership programs, please reach out.
CORPORATE PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: MCKINSTRY
“McKinstry has been honored to work with Forterra since 2018 when we kicked off our partnership with Crystal Springs Park in Tukwila. Over the past four years, McKinstry employees have completed nearly 700 hours of community service at Crystal Springs, helping to transform and revitalize this important natural area and urban forest. McKinstry is proud to partner with Forterra to support critical climate and sustainability initiatives in our local communities that help build a thriving planet for all.”
– Ashley Ruiz, Director of Corporate Social Impact, McKinstry