Climate Change

Apply Now to the Climate Leadership Program!

On behalf of Next Up, we are so excited to share their long-awaited second iteration of the Alberta-based Climate Leadership Program (CLP)! Alberta Ecotrust supported the first ever CLP cohort in 2016 and we’re ecstatic that we can support the CLP again this year from…

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Talking Climate in YEG & YYC with George Marshall

While many of us have dedicated our lives to education and communications, climate change presents some new and unique communication challenges – including that we often struggle to have conversations with people different than ourselves. As part of the launch of Alberta Climate Connect, we…

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

While many of us have dedicated our lives to education and communications, climate change presents some new and unique communication challenges – including that we often struggle to have conversations with people different than ourselves. Climate Outreach (CO) is the leading European specialist in climate…

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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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