The Legacy Fund is a partnership between the Sea to Sky Gondola and the BC Parks Foundation to ensure that the Sea to Sky region stays beautiful, clean and safe as more people are getting out to enjoy it.
What is this fee going towards?
Your contribution supports projects that improve stewardship, accessibility, experiences, and safety in the region. By contributing, you are making sure the environment in this beautiful part of the world continues to survive and thrive even as more and more people like you are getting out to enjoy it.
What types of projects does the Sea to Sky Legacy Fund support?
The Sea to Sky Legacy Fund supports projects in four activity areas: stewardship, accessibility, experiences and safety. Specific projects are chosen annually. Examples include things like engaging visitors at trailheads and in parks, building and maintaining trails, wildlife research, and search and rescue operations.
Which organizations does the Sea to Sky Legacy Fund sponsor?
The Sea to Sky Legacy Fund supports qualified non-profit organizations and First Nations in the Sea to Sky region. Specific organizations are selected each year based on their ability to produce results for the region.
What is considered the Sea to Sky region?
The Sea to Sky region, as it relates to the Sea to Sky Legacy Fund, is the area from the North Shore of Vancouver, to Howe Sound, up to Pemberton, BC.
Who is the BC Parks Foundation?
The BC Parks Foundation is the official charitable partner of the BC Parks system. We are on a mission to enhance and pass on this amazing legacy, making it the best park system in the world. With your contribution, you are joining an active and diverse community of parks supporters. Learn more today at bcparksfoundation.ca.
Is this fee going to the government?
No. The BC Parks Foundation is an independent charitable organization. In their capacity as the official charitable partner of parks, the BC Parks Foundation brings businesses, communities, governments and donors together around the thing we all have in common - creating great parks and park experiences.
I’m not from here. Why do I have to pay this fee?
BC’s parks are free to both residents and guests. By contributing, you are making sure the environment in this beautiful part of the world continues to survive and thrive even as more and more people like you are getting out to enjoy it.
As you ride the Sea to Sky Gondola, you fly over Stawamus Chief and Shannon Falls Provincial Parks. Murrin Provincial Park is to the south, Brackendale Eagles to the north-west and Garibaldi to the north-east. Loyal customers like you are the reason why we will be able to enhance the stewardship, accessibility and safety of these and the many other parks in the Sea to Sky corridor.
How can I learn more about the Sea to Sky Legacy Fund?
You can learn more about the Sea to Sky Legacy Fund at bcparksfoundation.ca or seatoskygondola.com.
Can I donate more to the Sea to Sky Legacy Fund?
Yes, you can make an even bigger difference. Please visit bcparksfoundation.ca to show your appreciation and support for this beautiful part of the world.
How can my organization apply for funding from this initiative?
If you would like to learn how your organization can apply for funding from the Sea to Sky Legacy Fund, please visit bcparksfoundation.ca/seatosky.