Ray Anderson's guiding light inspires us to continue his legacy.

Built on principles of innovation and change, and guided by a team of passionate advocates, The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is committed to supporting and funding projects that ensure future generations inherit a world where healthy and functioning natural systems support all life.

Vision

We are a powerful voice in helping champion a better world for tomorrow’s child. As a result of our commitment, focus and influence, future generations will inherit a world where healthy and functioning natural systems support all life.

Mission

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and pioneering initiatives that harmonize society, business and the environment for the present generation and tomorrow’s child.

We will achieve this mission through inspiring and funding innovative, educational and project-based initiatives. 

Our Goals

  1. Funding innovative ideas and projects that promote visionary change in society.
  2. Educating the public and business leaders alike in meaningful ways that propel revolutionary, sustainable change.
  3. Inspiring a new generation of leaders and consumers to be good stewards of the planet's resources, igniting action that radically impacts the way we live, work and play.
  4. Connecting thinkers, builders, innovators and idealists to a shared, ethical responsibility to the environment.

Our Investments

The Foundation has divested from fossil fuel exposure in its investment portfolio.  Read more.