The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association is an umbrella organization of individuals and more than 30 community, environmental, and conservation groups operating within the Sunshine Coast Forest District on the eastern shore of the Georgia Strait. SCCA was established in 1997 for the purpose of assisting local conservation advocacy groups to reach their goals as well as to address major regional conservation and environment issues. Member group activities supported include research to inventory and describe remaining natural areas with the goal of preserving biodiversity; land preservation efforts; and educational programs, workshops and construction of access infrastructure for low impact recreation with the goal of raising public environmental and conservation awareness.
Sunshine Coast Conservation Association was a Brainerd Foundation grantee from 2000 to 2007.
$10,000 - A grassrooots grant for general support to preserve the natural biodiversity of the Sunshine Coast. Grassroots fund
$3,000 - To protect the public's drinking watersheds from being logged as part of a 'community' forest logging license. Opportunity fund
$2,000 - To support efforts to protect threatened wildlife habitats in British Columbia's Sunshine Coast region. Opportunity fund