Our Partners

Our partners are organizations that provide outdoor nature places and/or outdoor nature programs designed and marketed to children and families in San Diego County. At San Diego Children and Nature, we emphasize collaboration and deeply value partnerships and cooperation.

Our Sponsoring Partners

Sponsoring Partner is an organization or individual who provides chiefly financial support to SDCaN, and is recognized by prominent logo placement on funded project deliverables and website.




  • San Diego Foundation, Opening the Outdoors: Check out Nature Grant
  • USDA Forest Service for project, “Technology-based Nature Lessons for Middle School Students” and “Decision-making About Children’s Nature Experiences”
  • San Diego Gas & Electric for Schoolyard Habitat Workshops, teaching nature-based lessons at Casita Elementary School in Vista, CA, Family Nature Days and media coverage for the website launch and “start-up grant” for SDCaN.
  • California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for project, “Urban Forestry Education: Teachers and Students Choosing Lessons in Nature”
  • Chaparral Institute for printing Exploring San Diego’s Shrublands curriculum packet

Our Contributing Partners

Contributing Partner is an organization or individual who provides in-kind support, including donated staff time, meeting space, heavily discounted professional services, etc.

Our Community Partners

A Community Partner is a locally-based organization whose mission aligns with San Diego Children and Nature’s vision of a world in which all children play, learn, and grow with nature in their everyday lives.