Water

Join Project Blue Thumb at Rally for the River on September 8th!

One of Alberta Ecotrust’s major initiatives, Project Blue Thumb, is opening its doors! Are you curious about social innovation? Passionate about water? Join us and the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance at Rally for the River on Sept 8th as we seek breakthroughs on water…

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Discussing Alberta’s Water Future: Conversations Around the Water Table

Launched in 2015, Project Blue Thumb (PBT) is a multi-stakeholder social lab co-convened by Alberta Ecotrust and the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance that takes a whole system approach to protecting water quality in the Red Deer River watershed. Over that time, more than 35 individuals from…

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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 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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Introducing the Watershed Protectors Water Lab, apply today!

Last week we announced our new Collective Action grants that reflect our continued emphasis on collaboration and finding innovative solutions for pressing environmental issues.  The Collective Action grants will focus on climate change and land use, and so are not directly targeted at water projects….

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