lists: Biggest environmental charitable organizations in B.C. in 2012

Biggest environmental charitable organizations in B.C. in 2012

RANKED BY | 2012 expenditures

Rank '12Organization
Year foundedArea of focusTop staff executiveTop volunteer executiveAssets '12
Liabilities '12
Revenue '12
Expenses and distributions '12/'11
1BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
1245 7th Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1R1
P: 604-681-7271 F: 604-681-7022
1895Dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British ColumbiaCraig Daniell, CEOMarylee Davies, president$28.86 million1
$18.14 million1
$28.45 million1
$26.52 million
$26.52 million
2Tides Canada Foundation
163 Hastings St W Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 1H5
P: 604-647-6611 F: 866-780-6611
1999Our mission is to provide uncommon solutions for the common good by leading and supporting actions that foster a healthy environment and just Canadian societyRoss McMillan, president and CEOJodi White, board chair$36.26 million1
$7.07 million1
$16.51 million1
$18.06 million
$18.06 million
3David Suzuki Foundation
2211 4th Ave W Suite 219, Vancouver V6K 4S2
P: 604-732-4228 F: NP
1990The foundation works through science and education to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life now and for the futurePeter Robinson, CEOTara Cullis, president and co-founder, David Suzuki, co-founder, James Hoggan, board chair$12.75 million1
$2.47 million1
$8.7 million1
$8.47 million1
$8.47 million
4Pacific Salmon Foundation
1682 7th Ave W Suite 300, Vancouver V6J 4S6
P: 604-664-7664 F: NP
1987To achieve healthy, sustainable and naturally diverse populations of wild Pacific salmon for generations to come; to promote collaborative governance of natural resources in B.C. and the Yukon to effectively involve communities in decisions affecting Pacific salmonBrian Riddell, president and CEOTerry Lanigan, board chair$4.81 million1
$3.98 million1
$5.88 million1
$6 million1
$6 million
5The Nature Trust of British Columbia
1000 Roosevelt Cres Suite 260, North Vancouver V7P 3R4
P: 604-924-9771 F: 604-924-9772
1971The Nature Trust is dedicated to conserving British Columbia's biological diversity through securement and management of ecologically significant landsJ. Jasper Lament, CEODoug Christopher, board chair$88.5 million1
$1.12 million1
$5.66 million1
$5.42 million1
$5.42 million
6Fraser Basin Council Society
470 Granville St 1st Floor, Vancouver V6C 1V5
P: 604-488-5350 F: 604-488-5351
1998Advancing sustainability through the Fraser Basin, ensuring social well-being supported by a vibrant economy and sustained by a healthy environmentDavid Marshall, executive directorCharles Jago, board chair$4.67 million
$4.34 million
$5.06 million
$5.04 million
$5.38 million
7Ecojustice Canada Society2
131 Water St Suite 214, Vancouver V6B 4M3
P: 604-685-5618 F: 604-685-7813
19902Organization of lawyers and scientists devoted to protecting the environmentDevon Page, executive directorCathy Wilkinson, president$3.29 million1
$5.17 million1
$4.66 million1
$4.66 million
8TLC The Land Conservancy of BC
PO Box 50054 RPO Fairfield Plaza, Victoria V8S 5L8
P: 250-479-8053 F: 250-744-2251
1997Protects important habitat for plants, animals and natural communities as well as properties with historical, cultural, scientific, scenic or compatible recreational valueKathleen Sheppard, director of operationsAlastair Craighead, board chair$47.67 million1
$7.32 million1
$5.31 million1
$4.21 million1
$4.21 million
9Ecotrust Canada
425 Carrall St Suite 260, Vancouver V6B 6E3
P: 604-682-4141 F: 604-682-1944
1995Enterprising non-profit whose purpose is to build the conservation economy in coastal B.C.Brenda Reid-Kuecks, presidentJulia Levy, board chair$3.45 million1
$4.29 million1
$2.87 million1
$2.87 million
10BC Wildlife Federation
3060 Norland Ave Suite 101, Burnaby V5B 3A6
P: 604-291-9990 F: 604-291-9933
1969Voluntary conservation organization of hunters, anglers and recreational shootersCheryl Johnson, director of operationsBill Bosch, president$1.56 million1
$1.43 million1
$1.4 million1
$1.4 million
11Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
9811 Seaport Pl, Sidney V8L 4X3
P: 250-665-7511 F: 778-426-0715
2005Our mission is to create advocates for the Salish Sea and for the the oceans of the world through our live exhibits and interactive programsAngus Matthews, executive directorNancy Barbour, board chair$4.37 million1
$1.31 million1
$1.31 million
12Richmond Animal Protection Society
12071 No. 5 Rd, Richmond V7A 4E9
P: 604-275-2036 F: NP
1989Operates two animal shelters in RichmondNPNP$169,4521
$1.11 million1
$1.13 million1
$1.13 million
13Sierra Club of BC Foundation
733 Johnson St Suite 304, Victoria V8W 3C7
P: 250-386-5255 F: NP
1969Wilderness and wildlife protections in legislation, monitoring of provincial environmental protections, environmental stewardship educationGeorge Heyman, executive directorDoug McArthur, Doug McArthur$355,0161
$1.07 million1
$1.06 million1
$1.06 million
14Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS)
26220 56th Ave, Aldergrove V4W 1J7
P: 604-857-5055 F: 604-857-5057
2003Our mandate is to promote the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of companion animals in LangleyNPNP$350,7071
$1.09 million1
15Langley Environmental Partners Society
4700 224 Street, Langley V2Z 1N4
P: 604-532-3511 F: 604-534-6593
1993Watershed stewardship: education and outreach, agricultural stewardship, habitat restoration, community stewardship, wildlife conservation, youth employability skills developmentNichole Marples, executive directorTracy Stobbe, board chair$373,0211
16Marmot Recovery Foundation
Box 2332 Stn A, Nanaimo V9R 6X9
P: 877-462-7668 F: NP
1998Works to save the endangered Vancouver Island marmot from extinction, operating the Marmot Recovery Centre, managing the captive breeding program, assisting the wild population and conducting researchViki Jackson, executive directorJim Walker, board chair$2.46 million1
17Raincoast Conservation Foundation
2506 Beacon Ave Suite 216, Sidney V8L 1Y2
P: 250-655-1229 F: 250-655-1339
1990Team of conservationists and scientists empowered by research to protect the lands, waters and wildlife of coastal B.C.Chris Genovali, executive directorJane Woodland, board chair$2.39 million1
$1.07 million1
18WRA Wildlife Rescue Association of BC
5216 Glencarin Dr, Burnaby V5B 3C1
P: 604-526-2747 F: 604-524-2890
1979Wildlife rehabilitation and promoting wild animal welfare in urban environmentsGlenn Boyle, executive directorCraig Fisher, president$1.9 million1
19West Coast Environmental Law
2006 10th Ave W Suite 200, Vancouver V6J 2B3
P: 604-684-7378 F: 604-684-1312
1978Provider of legal information, guidance and support for individuals and organizations seeking to protect their water, lands and airJessica Clogg, executive directorMark Underhill, president$866,900
20Critter Care Wildlife Society
481 216 St , Langley V2Z 1R6
P: 604-530-2064 F: 604-532-2009
2011Provides short- and long-term care to native mammal species, and through rehabilitation and public education, helps prevent suffering of injured and orphaned wildlifeGail Martin, founder and executive directorMaureen Binnie, president$437,4401

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