The production of Patagonia Rising was made possible through the generous support of family, friends and businesses who believe that documentaries can help make a difference. Fiscally sponsored as a 501(c)3 non-profit media project, all funds are administered through the Center For Independent Documentary. The documentary is currently wrapping up post-production and in need of financial support for outreach and distribution. Contributions of any amount are greatly appreciated. To make a tax-deductible donation please click below OR send a check to:
The Center for Independent Documentary, C/O Patagonia Rising, 680 South Main Street, Sharon, MA 02067
Please put Patagonia Rising in the memo line of the check.
Patagonia Rising is proud to receive support from the following sponsors
Patagonia, a premier outdoor clothing manufacturer, acknowledges that the wild world we love best is disappearing. That is why they share a strong commitment to protecting undomesticated lands and waters. Patagonia, Inc. believes in using business to inspire solutions to the environmental crisis.
NRDC may be the most effective environmental action organization in the US. They use law, science and the support of 1.3 million members and online activists to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
The SunPower Foundation™ was created to empower, inspire, and motivate a new generation of solar energy leaders in communities around the world. Created by SunPower Corporation, the foundation is a nonprofit organization working with partners globally to accelerate the move to renewable energy.
Patagoniarising.com is proudly sponsored by Canvas Dreams, the first Web hosting company in the Pacific Northwest to use 100% clean wind energy generated locally in the Columbia River Gorge. From humble beginnings, Canvas Dreams has become an internationally recognized web hosting provider and is championing the way forward with environmentally responsible services.
As a food company, Clif Bar knows that they have a responsibility to help create a healthier food system. Clif Bar is committed to adopting practices that support sustainable agriculture, move toward zero waste, reducing their climate footprint, and conserve and restore the natural resources and ecosystems that we depend on.
Founded by mountaineer and river runner Jonathan Leidich, Patagonia Adventure Expeditions operates custom guided treks and river trips in the heart of Patagonia. Using horses, boats, machetes, and crampons, Leidich has pioneered adventurous routes all over the region. He and PAEX provide unique access to the rarely visited glaciers, rivers and people of Patagonia’s vast wilderness. One of their trips, “3 Jewels of Patagonia”, was recently included in Outside Magazine’s “The World’s 30 Greatest Trips. Ever”.
In 2008 Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. —one of the innovators of craft beer brewing —completed construction on one of the largest private solar arrays in the United States. Since its inception almost thirty years ago, Sierra Nevada has pioneered many innovations to conserve resources and focus on sustainable business practices. The completion of the solar array helps bring them one step closer to their goal of 100 percent sustainable energy production.
For over 40 years, Lowepro has been revolutionizing the photo and film industry with innovative carrying solutions for the imaging world that combine quality, comfort and durability. They are obsessed with the way photographers work. Since their inception, a respect for and fascination of the natural world, indigenous communities and cultural heritage has evolved into support for organizations that promote conservation and restoration.
Parducci- the first winery in the U.S. to be carbon neutral! Parducci Wine Cellars makes environment-friendly choices because they are the right ones. Right for the planet, and right for the wine.
Digital Topography Studios designs and develops the Patagonia Rising website.
In addition to the featured sponsors above, thanks to the following businesses and organizations for invaluable support:
Weeden Foundation The Fleishhacker Foundation E.C. Traver Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Furthur Foundation The Patagonian Foundation International Rivers
01 Productions Atlas Snow-Shoe Company Byron Canvas Dreams
Cavallo Point Chez Panisse Comet Core Pilates San Francisco-Sausalito
El Reloj, Coyhaique, Chile Esalen Extreeme Connection Galaxy Desserts
Green Baker Lodge, Puerto Bertrand, Chile Hostal Río Amazonas, Santiago, Chile
Keen Mark Fisher Photography Marmot Mountain Hardwear
Mountain Light Gallery Mountain Travel Sobek Patagonia House, Coyhaique, Chile
Paul Dolan Vineyards Rickshaw Bagworks Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides
Studio B Films Sun Valley Trekking Treebones Resort Uprising Adventure Guides
Vaya Adventures Veg Rev Vetrazzo Zipcar
Kora Trek & Expediciones
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