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Green Investing: Putting your money to work for the environment

Decisions, decisions, decisions.  When it comes to making a positive impact on the environment there has never been more urgency or more agency for Albertans. There are so many decisions to make: what we eat, how we commute, where we shop and whom we create…

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Accepting Bursary Applications for the 2019 Environmental Gathering

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation is pleased to offer a limited number of bursaries up to $250 to help participants attend the 2019 Environmental Gathering in Calgary, Alberta, April 4 – 5. Successful applicants will receive one complimentary ticket to the Environmental Gathering. Successful applications must pay…

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Call for Volunteers at the 2019 Environmental Gathering!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Alberta Ecotrust Foundation’s fourth annual Environmental Gathering! The Environmental Gathering is an annual event designed to foster collaboration between environmental nonprofit organizations, Indigenous communities, concerned citizens, industry and government. Volunteers are integral for the success of the…

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Field Trip to Mustang Hills & the Peter Lougheed Visitor Centre

This past fall I had the rare opportunity to escape the routine of office work and head out to Kananaskis with some of Alberta’s foremost experts on forest management, land-use planning and protected areas. The team from Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Southern Alberta organized a…

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Welcome, Vicki Stroich!

Please join us in welcoming Vicki Stroich to the Alberta Ecotrust team in the new role of Partner and Community Engagement Director. Vicki is a respected nonprofit leader and comes to us most recently from Alberta Theatre Projects where she was Executive Director from 2013…

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We Are Hiring a Partner & Community Engagement Manager

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation is searching for a person who really understands the power and potential of authentic relationships and who thrives on hosting and holding space for people and ideas. You embrace complexity and systemic design, are responsive to the needs of people and organizations…

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Welcome Pembina Pipeline & Teck Resources!

What began as a casual conversation between two visionary Albertans, one from the corporate sector and one from the nonprofit sector, has evolved into 27 years of close cooperation between participating companies, environmental groups and dedicated Albertans.   Being a Visionary Partner at Alberta Ecotrust…

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Step Up to the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

We need to change the numbers! Less than 3% of donations in Canada support the environment. We hope to inspire Albertans to say YES to charitable giving this June, a time when giving reaches its lowest levels by participating in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, a joint initiative from CanadaHelps and The…

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