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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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Mark your calendars! 2020 Grant Timelines

Happy New Year everyone! 2020 is upon us and we are ready to bring in a new decade of bold leadership and ambitious action on environmental challenges. We are excited to offer numerous funding opportunities to nonprofit organizations undertaking environmental projects in Alberta this year….

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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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