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MEET THE 2020 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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MEET OUR SPRING 2020 ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT RECIPIENTS

Together, with our Visionary Partners, we had the honour and privilege to grant nearly $300,000 to 14 environmental projects across the province! Check out our 2020 Spring grant recipients, and be sure to click through their profiles to learn more about the people and organizations…

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Climate Innovation Fund Executive Advisory Committee Recruitment

Alberta Ecotrust is seeking big picture strategic thinkers to join the Climate Innovation Fund Executive Advisory Committees in Calgary and Edmonton. We are very excited to launch the new $40 million Climate Innovation Fund. Partnering with the two largest municipalities in Alberta, we will implement…

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MEET THE 2020 ECOCITY EDMONTON GRANT RECIPIENTS

Introducing the recipients of the City of Edmonton’s 2020 EcoCity Edmonton grants with support from Alberta Ecotrust and the Edmonton Community Foundation! The EcoCity Edmonton Grant Program exists to help support the City of Edmonton’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 35 per cent by…

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Changes to Service Alberta Requirements for Nonprofits in Alberta

Service Alberta has provided some summary notes of explanation for the Ministerial Order NO. SA:009/2020 allowing flexibility for nonprofits, businesses, and other groups to remain compliant with legislation and regulations, especially those related to time, location, and distance during the COVID-19 pandemic. For nonprofits this…

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Our Earth Day Message

On April 22, more than one billion people around the planet typically honour Earth Day. It is the largest secular event celebrated across the world every year as a day of action to remind people of our shared responsibility as environmental stewards. This is the…

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Environmental Nonprofit COVID-19 Impact Survey & Town Hall Webinar

All of us at Alberta Ecotrust are thinking about our friends in Alberta’s environmental nonprofit community as the world adapts to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. We recently reached out to the environmental nonprofit community to learn what impact this evolving situation is having…

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WELCOME MIKE MELLROSS

Please join us in welcoming Mike Mellross to the Alberta Ecotrust team as Program Director of the new Climate Innovation Fund in Calgary and Edmonton. Alberta Ecotrust is a member of the Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) network and Mike will lead exciting new collaborations…

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UPDATE TO OUR GRANTEES ON COVID-19

As you are well aware, we are in the midst of an expanding COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak that has the potential to disrupt both our professional and personal lives. This will likely include much of the work that Alberta Ecotrust is supporting through our grant programs….

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