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Our Corporate Supporters

Your Commitment to Nature

Cawthra Mulock Nature Reserve © Emma Horrigan

Partnership Benefits

Ontario Nature has been protecting wild species and wild spaces since 1931. We can help your business fulfill its corporate social responsibility goals through employee engagement opportunities. We will work with you to achieve your philanthropic objectives through partnerships and sponsorships. Our corporate partnership and employee engagement opportunities will strengthen your commitment to protect Ontario’s biodiversity and will create strong and healthy communities where you do business.

For more information, please contact Kayla Salive, Grants and Stewardship Coordinator at kaylas@ontarionature.org or (416) 444-8419 ext. 242.

Monarch butterfly, McGeachy Pond Conservation Area © Noah Cole

Conservation Through Collaboration

Ontario Nature collaborates with generous partners including all levels of government, businesses, community groups, and individuals committed to making a positive impact on the natural world.

Partnering with Ontario Nature is a great way for your businesses to showcase its commitment to the environment and build goodwill. We can help your business make a meaningful difference in your community through a wide variety of corporate sponsorship and partnership opportunities and employee engagement opportunities to suit your needs.

Rusty-patched bumblebee, bergamot blossom © Johanna James-Heinz

Areas of Need

Your organization can help support our critical work across the province in:

  • Land conservation
  • Habitat restoration
  • Education and youth engagement
  • Endangered species protection

We would love to connect with you to discuss an opportunity that suits your needs.

Turtle monitoring, Ontario Nature Conservation Team © Noah Cole

Corporate Sponsorship and Partnership

Your Opportunity to Partner

Ontario Nature offers partnership opportunities that advance our mission of protecting nature and biodiversity in Ontario through conservation, education, and public engagement. Corporate partnerships are crucial to our success, and we are pleased to offer unique opportunities to help you achieve your philanthropic goals.

We welcome the following types of partnership support:

  • Designated gifts for a defined period for a specific program or project
  • Gifts to our general fund that go towards programs experiencing the greatest needs
  • Gifts in-kind of product(s) and or service(s)
Our Special Spaces, pollinator planting © Smera Sukumar

Your Opportunity to Sponsor

When you sponsor an Ontario Nature event you will increase your organizational awareness through our enormous reach and will connect your business to diverse communities at the provincial and local level. Our sponsorship opportunities can be viewed here.

  • Youth Summit – Held in September each year since 2010, the summit engages young leaders from dozens of communities across the province
  • Conservation Volunteering Events – These youth-led community events include native species planting, site restoration, trail-building and trail maintenance
  • Events at our Nature Reserves – Restore and protect our nature reserves by planting trees and collecting seeds, and support a trail building and community event
  • Giving Tuesday – Your business can showcase its commitment to environmental protection by partnering with us for the year’s largest annual fundraising event.
Vertablitz challenge, Youth Summit 2019 © Noah Cole

Employee Engagement

Your Opportunity to Engage

Engaging your employees in support of Ontario Nature’s work is an effective way for your team to make a meaningful impact on the environment. We will work with you to create an experience to make your employees feel more connected to their team, their work, and your organization. We have 26 nature reserves across the province, and we can accommodate you at your chosen time and place.

Ontario Nature’s team building opportunities will make your employees feeling engaged and connected with their community while taking action for the environment. Here are some of the opportunities we offer that could strengthen your team:

  • Be a part of a long-term restoration project by planting trees or removing invasive species at one of our nature reserves
  • Survey breeding bird diversity through our joint Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas project
  • Attend a BioBlitz where you can help catalogue Ontario’s biodiversity
  • Join a youth-led community conservation event or workshop
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Nature Day, Reilly Bird Nature Reserve © Lauren Kinghorn

Supporters Spotlight

Ontario Nature is grateful to recognize the key contributors to our conservation efforts within the past year. We are thankful for their vital commitment to protecting natural habitats, wildlife and healthy ecosystems for future generations. Featured here are partners that have committed to supporting Ontario Nature.

Quest Nature Tours logo
Meridian logo
Symbiotic Partnerships logo
Cade Associates logo
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) logo

We also greatly appreciate these corporations for their matching gifts program.