Pacific Parklands Foundation is a registered charity founded in 2000 to raise funds to enhance and protect Metro Vancouver Regional Parks.
The Pacific Parklands Foundation is the fundraising arm of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks. While the number of visitors is rising rapidly, the funding for our parks through taxes can’t keep up. There’s a widening gap between the parks and services visitors both want and expect, and what the government is able to provide. We work to bridge that gap.
We have many programs including those to:
Healthy parks = healthy people + strong communities. Our regional parks enrich our quality of life and play an important role in defining our region. The pristine wild spaces that we have chosen to protect make Metro Vancouver the envy of the world. The Pacific Parklands Foundation works to make our park system the best that it can be, for now and for future generations.
Pacific Parklands Foundation acts as a catalyst to unite the community – government, businesses, community leaders, individuals, and other non-profit organizations – to improve, sustain, and expand Metro Vancouver Regional Parks. Our unique partnership with Metro Vancouver means that:
We depend on people like you who love our parks and who care about stewarding these precious ecological treasures for future generations. Please join us by making a donation or becoming a monthly supporter.
“The importance of wilderness to the health of our community and the maintenance of Canadian culture, is why I feel that it is critical we should give to, and support regional parks.”
“I consider it a privilege and an amazing opportunity to contribute through the Pacific Parkland Foundation, to protect, and enhance the incredible diverse landscape that we live in.”
“Parks and green space provide a respite from technology and reconnect families. Pacific Parklands Foundation provides access to “un-plug” and enjoy nature now and in the future.”
“I believe our regional parks serve as the backbone to the health of our local communities. By helping them, we teach future generations to enjoy, respect and protect nature.”
“The most important achievement of Pacific Parklands Foundation, is supporting an amazing program that has given life changing experiences to 1000s of Vancouver’s youth.”
“Protecting, preserving, and increasing access to the incredible natural parks surrounding the communities we call home will be our generation’s legacy to pass on to our children.”
“Nature has an infinite power to heal, instill peace, encourage growth and create happiness. The Pacific Parklands Foundation works to protect this remarkable resource surrounding our communities so that current and future generations can be touched by its power.”
“Pacific Parklands Foundation’s funding and special projects create countless opportunities for outdoor experiences which enrich individual and community life. I find the potential fascinating.”
“Pacific Parklands Foundation helps protect a remarkable asset. It is crucial we maintain regional parks where future generations can be touched by nature’s fragile beauty.”
“Our regional parks are the crown jewel for what makes BC a special place to live and visit. Once you have immersed yourself in our wild and natural areas, the spirit of place will resonate.”
“Parks connect us with nature and one another, provide habitat and foster stewardship in our youth. By supporting Pacific Parklands Foundation we safeguard these valuable assets for future generations.”