The Conservation Foundation’s Guiding Principles
To create awareness and raise funds to enhance our natural environment for healthy living and economic vibrancy in the Essex region.
To achieve a sustainable environment with healthy watersheds highlighted by clean creeks, rivers and Great Lakes, thriving natural areas, productive agricultural lands and vibrant places.
- Protect and restore our environment
- Support education in the environment
- Connect the region through trails
- Preserve our heritage
- Build a strong Foundation
Our AssuranceIn 2015, the Foundation achieved prestigious accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standards Program for Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations. Meeting these highest standards will inspire confidence among our donors and partners. Imagine Canada is a national umbrella organization that establishes operating and governance guidelines for charities and non-profits that demonstrate excellence in board governance; financial accountability and transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer management. The Foundation is also a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and adheres to the AFP Code of Conduct.
Our charitable registration number is 118902162RR0001.