Grant Program

Alberta Ecotrust’s Tips for a Successful Energy Efficiency Education Grant Application

Communities are not just the places in which we live. Communities are also the groups of people that we gather with to share interests, passions, or purpose. Alberta Ecotrust is excited to collaborate with Energy Efficiency Alberta and support diverse communities in Alberta to engage…

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Meet Our Spring 2018 Environmental Grant Recipients

Twice a year we gather the Grant Review Committee (GRC) together to decide which community projects around the province will receive Alberta Ecotrust environmental grants. The GRC make-up is our corporate and environmental nonprofit partners. We gather in the spirit of conversation, collaboration and shared…

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EcoCity Edmonton Grant Recipients Make Their Debut During Canadian Environment Week

The first week in June marks Canadian Environment Week, a time to encourage awareness and action for the protection and preservation of our environment.     In that spirit, we’d like to introduce you to the recipients of the City of Edmonton’s 2018 EcoCity Edmonton…

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Introducing our Fall 2017 Grantees!

The Fall 2017 Alberta Ecotrust Grantees in our Major Grants category include: Lakekeepers: Expanding Community Based Monitoring Of Alberta’s Lakes This pilot project from Alberta Lake Management Society aims to address the gaps in lake water quality data that exist in many parts of Alberta. Monitoring of…

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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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Project Blue Thumb River Rally Recap

Project Blue Thumb, a social innovation lab tackling water challenges in the Red Deer River Watershed, opened its doors to the public at the Rally for the River September 7th and 8th, 2017. The lab is a partnership between Alberta Ecotrust and the Red Deer…

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Celebrate World Rivers Day with a Donation to Protect our Environment

World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world’s waterways, highlighting the many values of rivers and strives to increase public awareness and encourages the improved stewardship of rivers around the world. Rivers are a part of our communities. We cannot impact our local river…

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Meet our Spring Grantees!

We are so jazzed about the amazing work going on in Alberta! Our Partners recently spent a lot of time reviewing proposals, interviewing applicants and making tough decisions. It’s such a great learning experience for everyone involved and even though we can’t possibly fund everything,…

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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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Announcing our 2016 EcoCity Edmonton Grantees!

Last month, the City of Edmonton and Alberta Ecotrust partnered to deliver $127,500 worth of environmental grants for projects across the city that will help support energy literate citizens and contribute greatly to realizing Edmonton’s environmental vision of a low carbon future. Below is a…

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