Partners and Group Members

CalWild’s unofficial motto has long been “we’ll meet with anybody.” And that tendency goes beyond the grassroots organizing tactics we’ve honed since 1976; it also applies to the wide spectrum of businesses and groups of all sizes with whom we collaborate for many projects.

We’ve already established a number of ways to work with other groups, which you can peruse below.


Do you represent a business or group interested in supporting wilderness conservation and advocacy for California’s federal public lands? CalWild offers four levels for Group Members that cover small businesses, corporations, volunteer groups, and everyone in between. Please note the sizes noted here are only suggestions; ultimately your company can join at any level that is fit for your team size and commitment level. Explore the benefits below:

Grassroots (local/small, team of 1-5) – $250+

– listing on Partners page
– a CalWild Group Member badge to display on your website and promotional materials

Grasstops (local/medium, team of 6-15) – $500+

– Grassroots benefits plus:
– social media highlight  (5,300+ Facebook followers, 1,000+ Instagram, and Twitter)
– logo with listing on Partners page

Community Model (large, team of 16-50) – $2,000+

– Grasstops benefits plus:
– listing in year-end report
– e-newsletter feature (7,300+ subscribers)

Industry Leader (corporate, team of 51+) – $5,000+

– Community Model benefits plus:
– staff/board-led hike in one of our campaign areas
– full post/article on
– press release announcing partnership
– choice of one CalWild event sponsorship


We work with groups to put on events across the state. These include:

  • Celebrating campaign milestones and legislative wins
  • Stand By Your Lands advocacy trainings
  • Fly-ins (both in-person and virtual) for lobbying to members of Congress in Washington D.C.
  • Defense rallies
  • Film screenings and happy hours
  • Panel discussions and interviews
  • Election analysis with partners
  • Fundraisers for specific threats and campaigns
  • Our annual CalWild Membership Drive

We offer one-time sponsorships with visibility benefits for several events every year, including promotion of your products and services before and at the events. If you want to be informed of these opportunities, sign up for our emails or contact us.

Recent Sponsorships

Public Lands 2021: Post-election webinar (November 2020)

  • California Wildlife Foundation/California Oaks Fund
  • Lord Richard Mora, Defender
  • Matt Kumin
  • Don Morrill


Looking for that tax deductible donation but can’t part with cash? You’re in luck. Sometimes a win-win scenario is donating your products or services.

Past partners have donated:

  • Outdoor gear (backpacks, packrafts, tents, sleeping bags)
  • GIS software
  • Food and beverages
  • Wine and beer
  • Books, films, and media
  • Venue rental space
  • Marketing and communications consultation

We’ve also worked with:



We are always open to hearing your ideas for new partnership opportunities. Contact us if you’re interested in working together on:

  • affiliate links or discount swaps
  • advocacy sharing on social media
  • restoration/stewardship projects
  • film screenings, fundraisers, and other special events
  • public or private presentations