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Healthy Ecosystems for all Albertans
Alberta Ecotrust Foundation
Suite 250, 305 10 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2
Toll Free: 1.800.465.2147
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These are uncertain times.
The challenges we face can seem overwhelming. We’ve all seen the effects of a changing climate, like floods, forest fires, and heat domes. These issues and more demand our attention and support.
We see how important environmental work is to improving quality of life for communities across the board.
That’s why, we believe investing in the environment is an investment in the health of a community.
For 30 years, we've facilitated partnerships and convened projects to protect our ecosystems for generations to come.
We are a trusted charity that is well known for responsible financial management, using donations to fund tangible and transformational solutions to Alberta’s environmental and social challenges.
When we work together, the challenges we face are less daunting.
That’s why we partner across boundaries to mobilize and inspire those who champion and protect the environment.
And it’s why we are reaching out to Albertans like you, who are passionate about integrated and collaborative environmental solutions.
All funds raised maintain and expand our grants and initiatives, while ensuring an equitable and just future for all Albertans.
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How is donating to Alberta Ecotrust different?
When you contribute to Alberta Ecotrust, you don’t have to choose between saving a watershed, defending parks, or reducing carbon emissions. We strive to protect Alberta’s ecosystems in all facets by funding a variety of projects that make a lasting impact.
Plus, when you donate to Alberta Ecotrust, you will:
Get personalized updates that show where your donation goes, so you can be confident that you are authentically making a difference in your local area and across Alberta.
Get exclusive access to events, like sessions at our Environmental Gathering, so you can meet, learn, and collaborate with your community.
Get invited to our focus groups and surveys, so you can help shape our priorities and future work.
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Defend Alberta Parks
In February 2020, the Government of Alberta announced their intention to remove 175 parks from the Alberta parks system. CPAWS Southern Alberta used funding from Alberta Ecotrust to help with their Defend Alberta Parks campaign. This decision has since been reversed, but only because of pushback from tens of thousands of Albertans that CPAWS created.
Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers Cultivating Ecological Literacy
Alberta Ecotrust funded Young Agrarians to create the Blackfoot Phenology Course that will provide farmers and food growers with an Indigenous lens on understanding of the ecosystems and landscapes.
By the numbers
- 808Total projects
- $15MInvested in Alberta
- 31Years of active collaboration
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Collaborate with us to make a lasting impact
Our partners are the foundation of Alberta Ecotrust. We collaborate with corporations, government, businesses, charities and nonprofits to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to those working on environmental issues in Alberta.
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