Where Good Things Grow

Building a Stronger Community

The Canfor Good Things Come From Trees Foundation is an independent registered charity that invests in equitable, inclusive, community-focused and environmentally sustainable programs to build a future where everyone can thrive.

We support organizations, non-profits and educational institutions in Canada and in the U.S. dedicated to making significant long-term benefits to the communities where our employees live and work.

  • 400+

    organizations supported through the Good Things Come From Trees community giving program

  • $2.2M

    made in financial support, sponsorships, scholarships and product donation

*as of January 1 to December 31, 2022

Our four giving areas:

Our giving areas focus on the priorities of the communities to which Canfor is closely connected.

    • Forestry & sustainability programs

    • Post-secondary training

    • Scholarships

    • Workforce enablement programs

    • Safety education & awareness

    • Health & well-being initiatives

    • Medical & health care equipment

    • Youth sports

    • Mental health initiatives

    • Wellness initiatives

    • Environmental and sustainability projects

    • Land base restoration projects

    • Environment or sustainability focused events & conferences

    • Green building projects (mass timber)

    • Environment education

    • Wildlife conservation

    • Community infrastructure investments

    • Indigenous community and career development events

    • Food banks & meal programs

    • Community volunteerism

    • Local events & celebrations

Product Donations

Requests for product donations are considered in the same manner as financial requests and are subject to the same guidelines. Donations will be coordinated with our nearest sawmill pending product availability. Recipients will be responsible for pick-up and transportation. Only requests for our existing lumber products will be considered.