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Everyone is welcome at Alberta Ecotrust!

Alberta Ecotrust has always been a partnership organization but the understanding of who we partner with to invest in solutions to contribute to healthy ecosystems in Alberta has constantly evolved.  We believe there is a role for industry, environmental nonprofits, government, communities and passionate individual…

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Why Support Environmental Causes?

There has been much written about how giving to others can have an amazing positive effect on our feeling of wellbeing.  The giving season can bring a lot of joy but it can also feel deeply overwhelming. There are so many causes that need (and…

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Welcome FortisAlberta

Alberta Ecotrust is thrilled to welcome FortisAlberta to our community!  As a new Patron of Alberta Ecotrust, FortisAlberta joins the growing number of corporate supporters from a range of sectors partnering with Alberta Ecotrust to support the people and projects actively addressing Alberta’s most pressing…

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Working (and Learning) Together

The relationship Alberta Ecotrust’s Visionary Partners have with the people and projects they support through the Environmental Grant Program doesn’t end with the funding cheque.   Each of our Visionary Partners participate actively in stewarding the projects they collectively support. Project stewards often team up…

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Meet the 2019 CitiesIPCC Legacy Research Grant Program Recipients

The CitiesIPCC Legacy Research Grant Program is a natural extension of Alberta Ecotrust’s partnership with the City of Edmonton and its Change for Climate initiative. With a diverse committee of subject matter experts from academia, consulting firms, environmental nonprofits, and government, the CitiesIPCC Legacy Research…

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Alberta Ecotrust Foundation receives $22 million for Calgary climate solutions

July 19, 2019 For Immediate Release   The Government of Canada announced a $22 million contribution to Alberta Ecotrust Foundation to support low-carbon solutions in Calgary. The contribution is part of the $183 million investment to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for Low Carbon Cities…

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Alberta Ecotrust Foundation receives $22 million for Edmonton climate solutions

July 18, 2019 For Immediate Release   The Government of Canada announced a $22 million contribution to Alberta Ecotrust Foundation to support low-carbon solutions in Edmonton. The contribution is part of the $183 million investment to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for Low Carbon Cities…

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REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS: FACILITATION SERVICES FOR LC3 PLANNING MEETING

On behalf of Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3), Alberta Ecotrust is requesting quotations for facilitation services for an LC3 planning meeting that will take place over 2.5 days, September 11 to 13, 2019 in Ottawa.   The deadline for responses to this Request for Quotations…

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Alberta Ecotrust is seeking a Treasurer to join our Board of Directors

Alberta Ecotrust is growing and we are seeking a new Treasurer who is up to the challenge to join our Board of Directors.   The Treasurer will oversee the evolving financial matters of Alberta Ecotrust in line with good practice, legal accountability and compliance, and…

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Alberta Ecotrust Welcomes Dow Canada!

Alberta Ecotrust is proud to welcome Dow Canada back to our network of Visionary Partners! Dow was one of the corporate leaders that helped found our organization in 1991 and we are so pleased to welcome them back to the Alberta Ecotrust family.   Dow…

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