Your donations are very much appreciated, and necessary to help us achieve our Mission and Objectives!
The Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation (GSCF) is a registered Canadian charity that offers the public the opportunity, through donations, to help conserve our natural heritage through support of the programs and activities of Grey Sauble Conservation Authority.
You can choose where your donation goes.
1. Conservation Endowment Fund – Invested with, and maintained by, the Community Foundation Grey Bruce this fund is designed to build a Capital Fund, in perpetuity, through solicited donations and contributions. Annual income is designated, annually, to the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, for its purposes and projects, as determined by the Foundation Board of Directors.
2. Conservation Projects Reserve – To receive and distribute funds for current projects on properties owned or managed by the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority. Land conservation projects could include, but not limited to trail maintenance, lookout platforms, boardwalks and other capital projects. Water conservation projects could include, but not limited to, water quality and quantity monitoring, and improving habitat diversity. Interest earned is allocated to the Foundation operating fund.
3. Environmental Awareness/Education Reserve – This fund receives and distributes funds for environmental awareness and education projects of the Foundation and the Authority. Projects could include, but not limited to, Trees for School, White Water awarenss, signage, publications, and brochures. Interest earned is allocated to the Foundation operating fund.
4. Scholarship and Awards Program – The Foundation awards, annually, a $1,000 Scholarship (known as The Malcolm Kirk Environmental Scholarship) to a student from the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority watershed. In additioin, a $100 award is granted to one student from each of the secondary schools in the watershed.
5. Memorial Forest Program – Donations will be used to maintain and improve our 3 Memorial Forest Sites located at Big Mud Lake (Wiarton), Pottawatomi (Owen Sound) and Griersville (Meaford)
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