Climate Change

Talking Climate: How to Communicate Climate Change Effectively and Engage New Audiences

While many of us have dedicated our lives to education and communications, we often struggle to have conversations with people different than ourselves. Alberta Ecotrust, and many of our community partners, invite you to join George Marshall and Climate Outreach for this exciting workshop opportunity…

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ANNOUNCING THE 2017 ECOCITY EDMONTON GRANTEES

Earlier this month, the Grant Selection Committee for EcoCity Edmonton met to review and select local projects that support the City’s vision of becoming a carbon neutral city. Started in 2015, EcoCity Edmonton is a partnership with the City of Edmonton that invests in community-based…

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Climate Change is More than an Environmental Issue: How to Prepare for a Low Carbon Economy

Alberta Ecotrust, along with the Calgary Chamber for Voluntary Organizations (CCVO) and The Pembina Institute invite you to join a conversation about the nonprofit sector’s role in climate change leadership: Tuesday, October 25 1 – 4 pm Women’s Centre of Calgary (39, 4 St NE)…

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Next Up Climate Leadership Program

With support from Alberta Ecotrust, Next Up Leadership is launching a new program in Alberta. The program aims to build climate leaders in sectors outside of the traditional climate movement and is looking for applicants across Alberta. The workshops are held on weekends in Kananaskis,…

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2015 Fall Grants

  This week our corporate and environmental Partners met to review applications for Major Project funding from nonprofits operating across Alberta. In total, the committee awarded four Alberta environmental groups with $117,605 in grants. The grants finance projects that advance conservation in Northern Alberta through collaboration and partnership, invest…

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2015 EcoCity Edmonton Grants

This year, the City of Edmonton and Alberta Ecotrust entered into a partnership to deliver environmental grants to help citizens engage with the City of Edmonton’s long term goals of being a sustainable and carbon-neutral city. This grant program is called EcoCity Edmonton, and through…

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2015 Spring Grants

Alberta Ecotrust corporate and environmental Partners met during Environment Week in June to review 14 applications for funding from nonprofits operating across Alberta. While sharing critical knowledge and engaging in healthy debate, the committee awarded seven Alberta environmental groups with $52,500 in grants. The grants finance…

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Making A Statement in Fort Chip

In the heart of the oil sands and northeast Alberta, Fort Chipewyan often finds itself at the centre of the discussion about our energy future. It is also a remote community and most of the 450 homes in Fort Chip rely on off-grid diesel fuel for…

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