2015 Challenge Winner Awarded at Inspiring Celebration!

On November 19th, 2015, BFI hosted the 2015 Fuller Challenge Conferring Ceremony at the Wythe Hotel. The evening was generously supported by the Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design, Whirlwind Creative, and Brooklyn Brewery. Click for details and photos.

2015 Fuller Challenge Video Released Online

The 2015 Fuller Challenge Video, generously produced by Whirlwind Creative, is now online! Watch to learn more about BFI's flagship program and this year's Finalists and Winners.

GreenWave Wins The 2015 Fuller Challenge

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2015 Fuller Challenge, GreenWave, a non-profit organization that has designed the world’s first multi-species 3D ocean farms. GreenWave aims to restore ocean ecosystems and create jobs in coastal communities by transforming fishers into restorative ocean farmers. Click to read more!

Seeking NYC-Based Volunteers

BFI is seeking volunteers for the 2015 Fuller Challenge Conferring Ceremony, to be held on November 12th at the Wythe in Brooklyn, New York. Volunteer needs include: event planning and logistics, photographer.

BFI Welcomes New Board Members

Jessica Lipnack and Bill Browning have joined BFI's Board of Directors. Click to read more about their work.

Join us at the 2015 Bioneers Conference

Join BFI at the 2015 Bioneers Conference on October 16-18, 2015 in San Rafael, California. BFI Executive Director Elizabeth Thompson will speak in a panel titled "The Vanguard of the Design Science Revolution".

2015 Fuller Challenge Semi-Finalists

BFI is thrilled to announce the 2015 Fuller Challenge Semi-Finalists. Out of more than 400 entrants, these 15 initiatives advanced through a rigorous review process, evaluated for adherence to our unique criteria: visionary, comprehensive, anticipatory, ecologically responsible, feasible, and verifiable.

Dispatches from the Field - Thunder Valley Ground Breaking

2014 Fuller Challenge Special Award Recipient Thunder Valley will be celebrating the ground breaking for their Regenerative Community Development on June 22 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Welcoming Our 2015 Program Fellows

Through our prestigious Fellowship Program, BFI welcomes a small number of outstanding students and early-career practitioners to our team for four months each summer.

Governor Cuomo Announces Living Breakwaters Project Launch

2014 Fuller Challenge Winner Living Breakwaters project launch has just been announced by Governor Cuomo, who said that the project “will make Staten Island the model for resiliency and innovation.” Read the full press release here and learn mo