Our Mission Partners

Local, National,

and International Partners

 

We’re a connector and nexus of ideas and resources with rainforest communities, governments, NGO’s, experts from across the spectrum of subjects, individuals, foundations and businesses.

Our work is powerful and possible because of our partners, because we bring together smart combinations of resources that enable tropical rainforest protection through projects that are tailored to each community in which we work.  We leverage what each partner brings to us to undertake tropical rainforest protection projects that work, not just now, but for the long term.  These partnerships provide us with funding, connections, knowledge, promotion, event space, visibility, marketing, food and beverage, and more.

Our appreciation for our partners is unbounded–Check out how they’re working with us to make tropical rainforest protection possible. We’re looking for mission partners who share our vision of thriving rainforests and a healthy, vibrant planet and who want to be part of this global movement through their organization’s work. Connect with us by email: partners@rainforestpartnership.org. 

 

SXSW 

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) is our longest continuous and highest contributing partner. Their partnership benefits us through financial donations, media promotion, and the opportunity to participate in their annual events—our film challenge, Films for the Forest, has been an official part of SXSW for years. SXSW has given Rainforest Partnership an incredible platform to connect with innovators across the spectrum of technology, social good, public policy, film and more.

Discount Electronics

A Texan based store that offers great deals on everything from computers, parts, and peripherals to the latest in drones, gadgets and tech gear. Discount Electronics supports Rainforest Partnership’s mission through a combination of in-kind resources such as technical equipment, videography, and graphics cards.

Texas Office Products and Supply (TOPS)

TOPS has provided vital support for Rainforest Partnership through a combination of in-kind resources and donations over the years. TOPS is the largest dealer of used, refurbished, and new office furniture, cubicles, and supplies in Austin and has generously furnished the majority of RP HQ.

Nature’s Treasures

Nature’s Treasures one-of-a-kind retail store offers a wide selection of crystals, minerals, and fossils, among countless other products of the earth. Their interest in nature goes beyond business, however, as they donate 5% of their Earth Day earnings to RP every year.

Flash Tattoos

Based in Austin, Flash Tattoos is the company behind the metallic temporary tattoos that are in-vogue around the globe. Flash Tattoos collaborated with Rainforest Partnership to create the ‘Illia’ tattoo pack – a vibrant collection of feathers, friendship bracelets and blue morpho butterflies inspired by the rich color palette of the Amazon and RP’s projects there. Flash Tattoos generously donates 5% of sales of the Illia pack to Rainforest Partnership in order to help us carry out our mission of protecting tropical rainforests.

C3 Presents

C3 Presents is the creative and organizing force behind Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza, two of the most popular music festivals in the country. C3 Presents is a primary sponsor of Films for the Forest and their support is essential for its success every year.

 

EARTHx

Rainforest Partnership is proud to be a part of EARTHx, a non-profit organization focused on environmental education and awareness which is the world’s largest annual forum for sharing the latest initiatives, discoveries, research, policies, products and corporate practices that are reshaping our world.

 

Balcones Resources

Balcones Resources is a local comprehensive environmental services company that specializes in recovering resources through traditional recycling, document destruction and alternative energy. Balcones Resources provides vital support to RP through multi-year sponsorship of our events.

Holy Kombucha

Since 2015, Holy Kombucha has been producing Yerbucha, the perfect blend of Yerba Mate tea and kombucha, in collaboration with Rainforest Partnership. The refreshing, nutrient-rich drink comes in three flavors and 10¢ of every 16oz. bottle or 8¢ of every 10oz. bottle sold is generously donated to our cause.

Pura Vida

Pura Vida sells artisan-crafted bracelets from Costa Rica that are worn all over the world. They teamed up with Rainforest Partnership to create a unique bracelet for their charity line. They generously donate $1 from every sale to our cause.

 

Media Partners

 

Austin EcoNetwork

The Austin EcoNetwork (AEN) is Austin’s only local environmental news source, connecting people to information, events, and resources related to Austin and the environment. Their website features Austin’s most comprehensive listing of green events, blogs written by green thought leaders and a dedicated staff, and educational podcasts. As a media partner, AEN promotes RP events and initiatives.

 

Austin Chronicle

The Austin Chronicle is an independent, locally owned and operated newsweekly that reflects the heart and soul of Austin. Boasting a weekly readership of 586,000, the Chronicle provides advertising exposure that gets the word out about Rainforest Partnership’s mission and needs.

 

Austin Monthly

Austin Monthly is the award-winning publication that curates the best of what the city of Austin has to offer. As a media partner, Austin Monthly generously promotes Rainforest Partnership’s events and initiatives.

Do512

From concerts & happy hours to films & special events, Do512 is the place to find out what’s happening in Austin. Over 350,000 people use their site every month to find out what’s going down in town, including all of Rainforest Partnership’s events and initiatives.

 

Austin CultureMap

Austin CultureMap is one of Austin’s premier sources for local lifestyle news. They kindly include Rainforest Partnership’s events and initiatives in their reports on local goings-on.

 

L Style G Style

Since 2007, L Style G Style has told the stories of the Austin LGBT community and straight allies with the purpose to engage and inspire. As a media partner, LSGS promotes Rainforest Partnership’s events and initiatives to the LGBT and ally community.

Our In-Kind and Event Partners

 

Our work and events wouldn’t be possible without the contributions of our in-kind partners who donate their products and services.

 

Phara’s

A longtime supporter of Rainforest Partnership, Phara caters company events with her delicious Mediterranean cuisine.

Lagunitas Brewing

This California brewery, known for their craft beers and humorous website, generously donates their beverages to quench our event attendees’ thirst for great beer.

Please support the mission and join Rainforest Partnership by donating today.

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