We collaborate with a diverse array of partners, including environmental nonprofits, community development organizations, farmers and land stewards, impact investors, foundations, and government agencies. Our established relationships of trust with practitioners in the field and movements for social and environmental change help us expand the footprint and impact of our work.

We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities for our existing initiatives. Please see our active projects seeking additional sponsors listed below. Reach out to us for more information, and to learn more about the benefits of sponsorship.

Sponsorship Opportunities

SPONSOR our Racial Equity, Economics, Finance, and Sustainability (REEFS) initiative

Contact REEFS director, Sharlene Brown, for more information at

Learn how you can support the croatan conversations series

Learn how you can support the Clean Portfolio Project

Email us to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

SPONSOR our Organic Agriculture Revitalization Strategy (OARS)

For more information about partnering on OARS, please contact OARS co-founder and senior strategist Josh Humphreys at

Sponsors & Funders

Croatan Institute thanks our diverse sponsors and funders. See a representative group of sponsors and funders below:


We welcome hearing from you if you are interested in partnering with existing initiatives or working together to develop new initiatives.  We regularly partner with:

  • nonprofits, cooperatives and community-based organizations,
  • mission-aligned sustainable, impact, and community investment firms, and major investor networks,
  • philanthropic and corporate foundations,
  • government funders,
  • and more. 



Croatan Institute is grateful for our diverse partners who augment our innovative and unique research and projects. See a representative group of partners below:

become a sponsor or partner

Learn how you can grow our existing intiatives or help us develop new initiatives. Get in touch with us by filling out this form.