support the expeditions

We can use your support to provide this experience for more girls!  Please consider giving to this program to allow it to continue and evolve in the future. We accept credit, check, and in-kind donations. We also love volunteers!

Friends of Inspiring GiRls Expeditions

We have been able to provide this opportunity to nearly 200 girls through grants from
the National Science Foundation and the Alaska Climate Science Center

The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Natural Science and Mathematics is our partner and home institution.

We partner with the North Cascades Institute to make the Mount Baker program happen.

We continue to receive funding and in-kind support from
amazing people, small foundations, and outdoor equipment companies.

We would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for offering support in various ways:

    • UAF College of Natural Science and Mathematics
    • National Science Foundation
    • Alaska Airlines
    • Ginny Darvill
    • Wild Rose Farm
    • The North Face Explore Fund
    • Katherine Olson Foundation
    • North Cascades Institute
    • Charlotte Martin Foundation
    • Skagit Alpine Club
    • WAIS Divide 2010/2011 Field Team
    • Rich and Caroline Pettit
    • Wild Streak
    • And more!

The following organizations have also offered us equipment donations:

Outdoor Research, Osprey, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Patagonia, REI

and equipment discounts:

The North Face, Black Diamond, Patagonia

Other if you want to help:

Fred Meyer Community Rewards: If you live in Alaska or the Pacific Northwest and shop at Fred Meyer? Earn donations for Girls on Ice every time you shop, and you’ll have our everlasting thanks! Link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Girls on Ice at You can search for us by our name, Girls on Ice, or by our non-profit number: 85591. Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping Girls on Ice earn a donation! You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today.

If you would like to know more about how we spend the money, please feel free to ask us: