We've been around for more than 130 years of discoveries, innovation, and impact. For our 130th birthday in January 2018, we took a look back at our history. natgeo.org/timeline
WHO WE ARE
The National Geographic Society is an impact-driven global nonprofit organization that pushes the boundaries of exploration, furthering understanding of our world and empowering us all to generate solutions for a healthy, more sustainable future for generations to come. Our ultimate vision: a planet in balance. www.nationalgeographic.org
The National Geographic Explorers Festival brings together innovative scientists, conservationists, explorers, and storytellers from around the world to share their discoveries, insights, and solutions for creating a more sustainable future. This event took place June 2019 in Washington, D.C. Learn more: natgeo.org/festival
We support projects that are bold, innovative, and transformative - and we invest in projects led by the best scientists and explorers, some early in their careers, others with a long history of impact.