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Projects by Focus

“At Earth Island, we are part of a community of creative activists with a great track record and cutting-edge worldview. This community provides us a network of peers and opportunities for cross-pollination.”
– Toby McLeod, Sacred Land Film Project


Earth Island Institute serves as an incubator for new programs and provides long- term support for established environmental projects. Some of these projects remain with Earth Island Institute for the entirety of their existence, while others spin off and become independent 501(c)(3) organizations. Currently, there are more than 70 projects under Earth Island sponsorship, creating solutions to interconnected challenges and threats facing our planet and humanity. While we have grouped them by primary focus areas below, much of the work intersects across sectors.

Through our diverse network of grassroots campaigns, we give you a powerful way to invest in a cause that aligns with your values and concerns around sustainability, social justice, and community-led efforts to mobilize environmental change.

Explore our solutions.

Watch this short video to see what the projects say about our Project Support program.

Video by Jim Garcia Media

»Learn more about our program for grassroots activists and our environmental impact here«