WE’RE IN THE BUSINESS OF CHANGE

At Campion, we believe in the power of people and place. We envision a nation where dignified housing is a human right and public lands are conserved for generations to come. We leverage our capital and focus on access to housing as a solution to homelessness and conserving public lands as a solution to the climate crisis.

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Knowing that the tough issues they were tackling would require multiple strategies and tactics, Tom and Sonya Campion founded two entities: the Campion Advocacy Fund and the Campion Foundation. Both were seeded with capital from the public offering of Zumiez, the world’s largest sports retailer which was co-founded by Tom in 1978. Tom remains Chairman of the Board and is active in shaping the culture of Zumiez, which currently has nearly 700 locations across all 50 states and three continents.

The Fund and Foundation make investments on the federal, state, and local levels to end homelessness and protect public lands and climate. The organizations are separate entities, but they work in the same program areas.

As a 501(c)(4) organization, Campion Advocacy Fund engages in direct advocacy for change in the legislative and political arenas.

As a 501(c)(3) organization, Campion Foundation grants to other 501(c)(3) organizations that are running “on-the-ground” programs in its areas of interest and strengthens these organization’s capacity.

Shared Values

The Fund and the Foundation live by the same values:

Passion

We are enthusiastically vocal about what we believe in.

equity

We are working toward a future where the wrongs of the past are righted, rather than repeated.

risk-taking

We seek out tough problems and find bold ways to solve them.

People

We’ve got some of the best in the business at Campion. Our team is knowledgeable and passionate about ending homelessness and preserving public lands.

Trustees

Tom Campion

Tom Campion

Chairman & Zumiez Trustee

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Sonya Campion

Sonya Campion

President & Trustee

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Jason Paulsen

Jason Paulsen

Team

Carrie Savage

Carrie Savage

Chief Operating Officer Campion Advocacy Fund & Campion Foundation

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Shannon Murphy

Shannon Murphy

Program Director Public Lands & Climate

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Sheila Babb Anderson

Sheila Babb Anderson

Program Director
 Housing & Homelessness

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Lily Wang

Lily Wang

Program Associate
 Public Lands & Climate

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Thanh Nguyen

Thanh Nguyen

Office Manager &
 Grants Administrator

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