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Sustainability Initiatives

Door County is committed to preserving and protecting what makes the peninsula and surrounding islands so special. Learn more about our current and upcoming initiatives to help ensure Door County remains the truly special place it is today and for generations to come—for both residents and visitors alike.

Door County Green Fund

Show you care for Door County by purchasing a Care For Door County T-Shirt. All proceeds directly benefit the Door County Community Foundation’s Door County Green Fund, which invests in environmental education, funds land preservation, protects native species, and supports other types of environmental projects in Door County.

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Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

Our partnership with Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics began in 2019 and helps to ensure a sustainable future for Door County's outdoor spaces. Initiatives include creation and promotion of Door County 7 LNT principles, access to research, training programs, and educational programs as well as working with land managers to become Gold Standard Sites.

Electric Vehicle Charger Mini-Grant Program

Go green with Destination Door County! Electric Vehicle Charger Mini-Grants are available in the amount of $1000 to any Door County business, non-profit organization, or government entity to help offset costs in continuing to enhance the county's electric vehicle infrastructure in order to better meet the needs of today's traveler. Learn more about the program HERE.

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Community Investment Fund

The Community Investment Fund was created in partnership with the Door County Community Foundation, offering grants to projects that improve the quality of life for those who live and work in Door County. 

Parks Program

Destination door County invested $500,000 to help protect and enhance our five state parks. Since we're stronger together, we're also challenging our community to raise an additional $50,000 in donations for each park through a special state parks challenge grant initiative.This will boost the total investment in our state parks to $750,000.

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Partner Resources

The assets in our toolkit are available to those looking to help spread the Care for Door County message and movement. You will find assets meant to be used digitally as well as some that can be printed for your own use.

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