The Sierra Nevada is home to a wealth of resources, including the people, organizations, and agencies whose endeavors are focused on protecting and improving the Region. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy has continued to expand our partnerships through new collaborative efforts and Regional initiatives.
Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative
The (SNFCI) is a coordinated effort among federal and state agencies, local governments, tribal entities, environmental/conservation organizations and the private sector, to improve the long-term environmental, economic and social well-being of the Sierra Nevada Region. Through this effort the Sierra Nevada Conservancy is working to foster collaboration locally and regionally to support a cohesive, economically viable, and sustainable approach to reduce fire risk, create jobs, and protect Sierra Nevada forests. If you would like to be included in the growing list of diverse supporters, support the initiative.
Great Sierra River Cleanup
The Great Sierra River Cleanup is the premier volunteer event focused on removing trash and restoring the health of waterways throughout the Sierra Nevada Region. This cleanup is an annual event coordinated by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and held in conjunction with California Coastal Cleanup Day.
Grants and Other Assistance
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy was allocated a total of $54 million of Proposition 84 funds to support the protection and restoration of rivers, lakes, and streams and their watersheds. To date the SNC has distributed nearly $40 million in grants to 175 projects throughout the Sierra Nevada. View details on all active SNC Proposition 84 awarded grants on our searchable grants database. SNC also compiles information on funding opportunities, workshops, and resources that are applicable to the Sierra on the Current Funding Opportunities page.