The VF Foundation

The VF Foundation, is the private grantmaking organization funded by VF Corporation, one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish most through a family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Smartwool®, JanSport® and Dickies®.  Since 2017, The VF Foundation has contributed more than $20 million globally to non-profit organizations that protect and foster access to outdoor spaces, promote the value of trade work, and contribute to a world that prioritizes equity and belonging for all people. Learn more at

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The VF Foundation Issues Its First Impact Report
The VF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), published its inaugural report outlining the positive impact its financial grants and philanthropic partnerships have had on more than four million people in 53 countries during the year.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

VF Foundation: Caring for Our Communities
Every thread of our global community has seen the pandemic's impacts, including those who make VF products. Across Asia, COVID-19 temporarily halted the operations at hundreds of manufacturing sites. In turn, thousands of vulnerable garment workers continue to suffer through financial stress and food insecurity with their families.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) and USDA Forest Service Announce Partnership with the VF Foundation to Create Front Range Stewardship Strike Team
With increased trails management needs, this strike team is poised to complete work where it is needed most. Prioritized by the Forest Service, the trail projects have strong community support as they are among the most heavily used in the metro region.

Green Infrastructure

The Trust for Public Lands Announces Partnership With the VF Foundation to Improve Access to Parks
During this public health crisis, data from The Trust for Public Land shows that over 100 million people in the U.S., including 28 million children, do not have access to a park within a 10-minute walk from home.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The VF Foundation Announces $7.3 Million in Community Investments
The VF Foundation recently announced the recipients of its gifting cycle totaling $7.3 million in investments to 80 organizations around the world. The investments include $5 million in support of environmental justice and protection, social and economic equity, and community impact grants, and more than $2 million for disaster relief and global COVID-19 support.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

The VF Foundation Donation Supports Thousands of Families Affected by Factory Shutdowns in Bangladesh
The VF Foundation donation of $100,000 to garment workers in Bangladesh is providing a safety net for thousands of families affected by factory shutdowns precipitated by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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