Funding the protection, preservation, and restoration of Sierra Nevada lands, water, wildlife and communities
The Sierra Nevada Foundation is a groundbreaking new grant-making organization funding organizations, programs, and projects in the Sierra Nevada Conservancy region.
mission & goals
What We Work For
Protection and restoration of land and natural resources from fire and other threats.
Watershed health, aquatic species habitat, and water quality
Saving wildlife and the habitat they need to thrive.
Meeting and adapting to climate and other threats and impacts to the Sierra’s small towns and way of life for future generations.
Supporting organizations and projects for a region in need
The mission of the Sierra Nevada Foundation is to support the charitable conservancy goals of protecting, preserving, and restoring Sierra Nevada lands, water, wildlife, and communities. These goals are achieved through support of organizations dedicated to protecting resources, including but not limited to watershed restoration, water quality monitoring, air quality monitoring, forest health monitoring, land and water rights acquisition, conservation easements, land use planning, litigation, legislation (within allowable limits deﬁned by Internal Revenue Code), advocacy, grassroots organizing, communications, environmental clean-up, and most importantly, environmental education.