Grass Roots Grants
In the fall of 2013 Alpine Initiatives teamed up with Snowmass, Colorado based Aspen T.R.E.E. to help build the area's first four season community education greenhouse. When we were presented the opportunity to help build a community greenhouse just outside of Aspen/Snowmass, we jumped at the chance to work with Aspen T.R.E.E., a non-profit dedicated to educating youth and adults...
Karmabu Ringera founded International Peace Initiatives in 2002 out of her desire to help women with AIDS send their children to school. The Kithoka Amani Community Home project began in 2006 with a vision of a community which nurtured and cared for children orphaned by AIDS, and break the cycle of poverty and violenece by providing knowlege and tools of...
Legendary professional skier JP Auclair founded Alpine Initiatives to amplify the positive impact he aspired to have on the world. In merging that aspiration with his love for the mountains, Alpine Initiatives now exists to help the change-makers, the upstarts, and the people who want to act. We fund grass roots programs, provide support and empowerment to people to be the change in their own community. Alpine Initiatives is about doing more, not less, in the mountains we call home.