Our Guardians are contributors of $50,000 or more towards the purchase of beautiful forest lands surrounding the Village of Cumberland.

Perseverance Trail Run

For over a decade the Perseverance Trail Run has contributed 100% of proceeds from their trail running event to the CCFS and from 2014 they have been a powerful fundraising partner working with us and our “Forest Fairy” donor to raise over $500,000 from the community through the Run, Private Donations, Raffles, After Parties, Halloween Events, Online Auctions and more!

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Village of Cumberland

The Village of Cumberland is the recipient and long term steward of the lands purchased and protected by the CCFS. These covenant protected lands are managed as the Cumberland Forest

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Mountain Equipment Co-op

The CCFS was fortunate to receive a $100,000 grant to support the 2005 acquisition of the 72 hectare parcel immediately south of the Village of Cumberland. This support kickstarted and inspired our ongoing efforts. Then in 2016 they did it again to help close the deal on “Space Nugget” a 40 hr parcel directly adjacent to the existing Cumberland Forest.

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Comox Valley Land Trust

The Comox Valley Land Trust (CVLT) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that works to protect and conserve the ecologically significant land and wildlife habitat of the Comox Valley region. The

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The Li-Grimmer Family

Tom Grimmer, Hui Li and their children Conrad, Zola and Bronte – have spent summer and winter holidays on Vancouver Island for over two decades.  They fell in love with the

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Forest Fairies

You know who you are. You have chosen to contribute anonymously, and significantly, to the work of the Cumberland Community Forest Society and for that we are eternally grateful. You

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Rob H Daniel

Rob H. Daniel, father of Cumberland resident Adrienne Daniel, passed away suddenly in April of 2018. As an avid runner, on pavement and trail, Rob loved to race. In his

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The Conradi Family

The Conradi family were founding supporters of the CCFS, taking a leap of faith and making significant donations toward the 2005 purchase. They continue today as one of our most generous monthly donors to support upcoming acquisitions. They are truly Guardians of our Forest.

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Sutmoller-Snijders Family

Hank and Corrie Snijders were impressed by Canada’s natural beauty when visiting their offspring in Alberta and on Hornby Island. Their daughter, Sonja Sutmoller, directed her children to donate from her estate to an environmental cause in their memory, allowing the CCFS to eliminate the outstanding debt for the first purchase.

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Dr. Mary Lynn Desroches

Dr. Mary Lynn Desroches was instrumental in the original success of the CCFS and laid a foundation of trust and integrity that the society benefits from today. She was volunteer

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Coast Sustainability Trust

The Coast Sustainability Trust provided support back in 2005 to help mitigate the negative effects of BC government land use decisions related to the Land and Resources Management Plan process, and the implementation of Ecosystem Based Management on workers, contractors, First Nations and communities.

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Comox Valley Regional District

The Comox Valley Regional District was an integral partner in the successful completion of the Perseverance Creek acquisition in September 2020. Perseverance Creek is a salmon bearing tributary of Comox

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The Cumby

On June 24th 2019 The Comox Valley Road Runners and organizers for the Cumby officially became Guardians of the Cumberland Community Forest Society.  The Cumby was conceived in 2016 as an

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Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program

The Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife impacted by existing BC Hydro dams. They provided a grant of $220,000 for research land acquisition along Perseverance Creek.

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Cumberland Brewing Company

The Cumberland Brewing Company are an incredible partner of the Cumberland Forest Project, with unparalleled generosity toward our collective effort! To date they have provided over $50,000 in direct and in kind support toward forest protection Drink Beer. Buy a Forest.

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Legacy Donors

Our Legacy Donors contribute $10,000 or more towards the purchase of the Cumberland Forest.

Robert Foord

Rob Foord – The CCFS is humbled and grateful for the generous support from our individual donors and extends a huge thanks to Robert Foord

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Hakai Energy Solutions

Jason and Lisa Jackson of Hakai Energy Solutions have been strong supporters of the CCFS since their arrival in the Village and we are grateful

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First Credit Union

First Credit Union is an incredible partner and sponsor of the CCFS. They are ongoing campaign sponsors and have been the lead sponsor for the

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Harmonic Arts

Harmonic Arts is a long time friend and supporter of the Cumberland Community Forest Society with proceeds from their herbal tea blends being directly contributed

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Plant Sale Committee

The CCFS Plant Sale Committee is made up of a remarkable group of Villagers who give generously of their time and talents to coordinate the

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Fox & Bee Studio

Fox & Bee is a talented powerhouse of videography, story telling, writing and photography. Based in the Village of Cumberland, owners Kim and Shawn have

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Community Partners

Our Community Partners are generous business and community partner contributors who give $1000 to $10,000 to protect the Cumberland Forest.

ABC Printing & Signs

Atlas Cafe

Black Bear Herbs

Brinkman and Associated Reforestation

Catherine Worthy – Oakwyn Realty Ltd – Comox Valley Realtor

Cathy Stoyko and the Abbey Studio

Cindy Foley – Fine Artist

Clive Powsey – Fine Artist

Comox Bike Co (Formerly Simon’s Cycles)

Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

Comox Valley Community Foundation

Comox Valley Record

Cumberland Community School

Cumberland Guest House (Formerly Stansbury’s)

Cumberland Village Wellness

Cumberland Village Works

Currently Cumberland

CV Collective


Dobson’s Lawn & Gardens

Dodge City Cycles

Dr. Colin Wilson

Eatmore Sprouts

Esther Sample – Fine Artist

Facet Custom Builders

Fox & Bee Studios

Guerrilla Food Company

Hairpins Staff

Helen Boyd

Helen Utsal Fine Art

Island Word

Jipsi Tree Bricks and Mortar

John Gower Design

Lighthouse Brewing Company

Love’s Icecream

McKinnon Photography

MOMAR (Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race)

Mountain City Cycles

Naviguide Insurance

Project Watershed

Relay Party Rentals

Riders Pizza

Riding Fool Hostel

Ron Pogue Photography

Sally Podmore – Fine Artist

Seeds Natural Food Market

Shea Wilson and Nicole Allen – Remax Ocean Pacific

Sock Soiree

Strathcona Photography

Sue Pyper – Artist

Tarbells Deli

The House of Now

The Relentless Couchmen

The Update Company

The Wandering Moose

Tracy Kobus – Fine Artist

Trail Bicycles


Vancouver Island Herb Gathering

Village Bakery

Virgin Hair

Waverley Hotel

Wayward Distillery

World Community