Cloud Forest Institute is involved in supporting educational projects around the world whose goals assist us in furthering our non profit, public benefit mission.

CFI is honored to sponsor the following projects in sustaining bio-regional health and cultural identity, ecosystem restoration, education, and assistance in community development.


Ometepe Sustainability Group ’s mission is to develop and implement sustainable solutions to poverty, hunger, and social injustice to children and families on this double­ volcano island of Ometepe, Nicaragua, devastated by political unrest and tropical storms.

Ometepe Sustainability Group’s mission is to develop and implement sustainable solutions to poverty, hunger, and social injustice to children and families on this double­ volcano island of Ometepe, Nicaragua, devastated by political unrest and tropical storms.

Wild Home Classroom, Children’s Nature Programs since 2010

Cambugán Foundation seeks to conserve and restore forest ecosystems. Through scientific research and community work, we aim to build sustainable development models that combine the preservation of natural environment and a good life for the communities connected with it.

Rising Fountains Development Program (RFDP) is based in Lundazi district of eastern province, Zambia and is committed to fighting HIV/AIDS and reducing poverty across the Country

The Noyo Headlands Unified Design Group (NHUDG) endeavors to foster the planning and implementation of an integrative and viable natural restoration of the Georgia Pacific mill site in Fort Bragg, California. NHUDG follows the principals of creating long term value, eliminating waste and relying on natural energy flows, the group is dedicated to creating a diverse, multi-use public/private project to serve as a model development for communities around the world.

Ukiah Bicycle Kitchen aims to educate and empower bicyclists in Ukiah by fostering DIY bicycle care and a strong bicycling community.

The Northwoods of Wisconsin are filled with interesting habitats and abundant flora and fauna. However, to date little research as been done in the area. Project Northwoods aims to conserve this important ecosystem through education, research and global outreach.

The Forest Reciprocity Group (FRG) is located in Mendocino County, CA. FRG aims to collaborate with local communities to tend forests for health and fire resilience and in reciprocity, those local to fire improvement projects are provided with an abundance of raw materials that may revitalize bio-regional economies.

The Not So Simple Living Fair is a weekend of hands-on workshops and demonstrations celebrating rural living and homesteading skills in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County, CA.

The Anderson Valley Food Shed aims to increase their capacity to grow a diverse, year-round supply of food for all who live in the Anderson Valley bio-region of Mendocino County, CA, through education, community events, and the creation of new opportunities to grow, process, purchase and enjoy locally grown food.

 

MendoDragon Intentional Community is located in Boonville, CA., a small agricultural community in western Mendocino County. Our vision is to serve as a model of cooperative living that actively resists the dominant paradigm of consumerist culture. Our name, MendoDragon, comes from the Mondragon Collectives of the Basque Region of Spain where successful enterprises that benefit the whole community are cooperatively developed and collectively owned.

 

The Alan Chadwick Legacy Project features memories of pioneering organic gardener and teacher Alan Chadwick. Discover stories by and about Chadwick apprentices and colleagues, both in audio clips and written narratives.

Additional projects CFI sponsors:

SherpaCares, Himalayan English Boarding School

Paradise Fire Relief

Earth Cycles