Corporate & Foundation Partners

Our corporate and foundation partners multiplied the impact of Outward Bound USA in 2021, helping us transform the way we think about education in the U.S. Together, we provided more life-changing experiences to young people in schools and communities nationwide.

Bronco Wild Fund Expeditions

Outward Bound USA is honored to partner with Ford Motor Company and Bronco Wild Fund. Together, we're providing more access to the outdoors, educating youth, and inspiring bold futures for more students than ever. In 2021, Bronco Wild Fund supported over 100 students by funding their Outward Bound expeditions. Watch this video to see the impact from the students themselves.

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Spending a whole month with people you've never met, you really get to know them- you cook each other's meals, you set up each other's shelters, you make sure their water is safe to drink.
Alumni '18

Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

Since his first experience as an Outward Bound student over 25 years ago, Arthur M. Blank and the family foundation have supported the work of Outward Bound USA and our 11 regional Schools. The foundation encourages continuous improvement to the educational impact of courses and programs, increased access for underrepresented students, and professional development for field instructors and staff.

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‘To serve to strive and not to yield,' developing purpose in life…  Today’s young people are demanding more of these learning experiences. Outward Bound is needed even more so today than ever before.
Arthur M. Blank

Kohler Co.

For more than 30 years, Kohler has partnered with Outward Bound USA to expand opportunities to change lives through challenge and discovery. Committed to upholding three key areas of social impact: Stewardship, Innovation for Good, and Sustainability, Kohler works with us to inspire strong leadership in communities nationwide. 

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Corporate Sponsors


Dorothy D. Smith Charitable Foundation
Union Specialties, Inc.
Bass Pro Shops/Cabela's
Veterans United Foundation
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
MGN Family Foundation
New York Life Foundation
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust
Petzl Foundation
Kendeda Fund
May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust

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Let’s work together to address the immediate needs of youth and education nationwide. For further information regarding Philanthropic or Educational Partnerships, please contact: 

Outward bound USA Advancement  •  (718) 463-4484

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The data represented is from the Outward Bound Outcomes Survey.  Permission to use the Outward Bound Outcomes Survey (OBOS) was obtained from PEAR.