CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS

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.

Sponsorship categ0ries

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.

 

Blitz the Seahawks mascot poses with Forterra team members Courtney and Ash

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.

EVENT SPONSORSHIPS

Join us as a 2024 corporate partner by sponsoring Forterra’s summer event series or our thought leadership series.

These sponsorships are a fantastic and highly visible way for corporate partners to support Forterra’s work, while also publicly sharing your commitment to support meaningful environmental conservation.

 

By working together, Forterra will continue innovating and scaling land-based solutions to address the climate crisis and support equitable and prosperous communities in Washington.

Pictured: special guest Seahawks’ Michael Bennett at 2024 Designing Communities event

SUMMER SATURDAYS, FORTERRA NATURE DISCOVERY

Support us in this summer-long series that will reach out to nature lovers, photographers, birdwatchers, families, teachers and students.

Summer Saturdays will be led by naturalist and professional interpreter Gary Mozel. In these 3 experiences on lands Forterra has protected, participants will discover the depth and variety of wildlife and plant life hidden in each landscape. 

We’ll touch on the stories about how the land became preserved and the importance of stewarding places where nature and people thrive together.

Engaging with Forterra and our community in on-the-ground experiences like Summer Saturdays demonstrates your support for healthy ecosystems and resilient communities.

Morse Wildlife Preserve (Graham)
Saturday, June 1, 11 AM – 1 PM – SOLD OUT

Saturday, June 1, 2 PM – 4 PM – FREE

 

This is a magical landscape where forest meets savanna, giant fir trees meet blooming blue prairie camas flowers. Come learn about the 100+ birds that thrive here and a tiny animal (less than a half inch long) that spreads the flower seeds of bleeding heart and trillium.

Register for this walk >

Hazel Wolf Wetlands Preserve (Sammamish)
Saturday, July 20, 11 AM – 1 PM – SOLD OUT

Saturday, July 20, 2 PM – 4 PM – FREE

 

One of the highest-quality wetlands in the Greater Seattle Area, Hazel Wolf Wetlands is a wonderland of ponds, marshes and forests. Because it protects both woodlands and wetlands, it boasts a huge variety of plants (more than 150 species). We’ll also learn about the ambitious life and times of Hazel Wolf whose vision for people and nature thriving together is an inspiration.

Register for this walk >

Arrowhead Point (St. Edwards Park, Kenmore)
Saturday, August 24, 11 AM – 1 PM – FREE

 

Walk through hundreds of acres of mature forests, some of the last undeveloped shoreline on Lake Washington, and a superb trail system. Home to the bobcat (pictured), river otter, flying squirrel and Douglas Squirrel, we will also share the story of persistence and collaboration needed to protect nature.

Register for this walk >

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS

Recognition on
our Website

Featured Social Media

20K followers

Marketing
Materials

Newsletter with

 10K supporters

2024 sponsorship Levels

champion

$10,000

  • Dominant logo presence on Forterra website and all Summer Saturdays promotional material, all invitations, and event follow-up communications.
  • Acknowledgment during the Summer Saturdays event on hand-outs, includes a special shout-out during the welcome.
  • Logo featured in Forterra event announcements on email and social media.

leader

$7,500

  • Prominent logo presence on Forterra website and all Summer Saturdays promotional materials, all invitations, and event follow-up communications.
  • Acknowledgment during the Summer Saturdays event on hand-outs.
  • Logo featured in Forterra event announcements on email and social media.

sustainer

$5,000

  • Logo presence on Forterra website and all Summer Saturdays promotional materials, all invitations, and event follow-up communications.
  • Logo featured in Forterra event announcements on email and social media.

sustainer

$2,500

  • Name mentioned on Forterra website and all Summer Saturdays promotional materials, all invitations, and event follow-up communications.
  • Name featured in Forterra event announcements on email and social media.

GET STARTED

Demonstrate your support of healthy ecosystems and resilient communities.
Contact Dan Murdoch, Corporate Sponsorships at dmurdoch@forterra.org

CORPORATE PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: MCKINSTRY

Our goal is to develop meaningful relationships with our corporate supporters. This means that in addition to delivering on your specific goals, you’ll be among the first to receive key project updates, invitations to Forterra events and additional opportunities to engage with our work. Learn more below from our featured partner, 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

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