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Supporting people with a vision for Alberta’s future.

By putting people first, we give our community the space to work together towards achieving a common objective. That is where real change is going to happen. It's at this level that we achieve measureable contributions to environmental impact.

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    Environmental Grant Programs

    Secure funding for projects across Alberta that deliver nature-based solutions, further climate-resilient communities, or advance a circular economy. Includes the Environmental Impact Grant and Springboard Grant.

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    Climate Innovation Grant Program

    Take your remarkable urban emission reducing project from idea to reality.

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    Impact Investing

    Get investment in your project or enterprise that is reducing urban emissions and making our cities centres of innovation and inspiration.

  • Foundation Initiatives

    Collaborative projects at Alberta Ecotrust, uniting partners, and resources for impactful change.

Advocating for the Environment

We need to accelerate the transition to a better future for all. We convene partners and facilitate projects to protect Alberta's ecosystems. Looking ahead, we strive to create a portfolio of action across the province focused on achieving results in four integrated environmental impact areas.

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Impactful Partnerships

Join the community of municipalities, industry, businesses, nonprofits and charities that are collaborating to protect our environment in a meaningful way.

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Environmental Gathering

We gather with environmental champions from across Alberta to learn, explore, and connect our work, so that we can all have a bigger impact. This includes people from environmental nonprofits and charities, Indigenous communities, business, government, and anyone who cares about protecting the environment.

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Legacy Programs

  • EcoCity Edmonton Grant Program

    The City of Edmonton, Edmonton Community Foundation and Alberta Ecotrust partnered from 2018 to 2020 to help nonprofits, community leagues, schools and charities lead projects focused on reducing emissions and building community resilience in a changing climate. This program invested $750,764 into 25 projects that engaged 3,143 Edmontonians in urban climate solutions. This program has transitioned into the Climate Innovation Grant Program in Edmonton.

  • CitiesIPCC Legacy Research Grant Program

    The City of Edmonton and Alberta Ecotrust partnered from 2019 to 2021 to help researchers advance knowledge about how Edmonton can become an energy sustainable and climate resilient city. This program invested $487,243 into 10 research projects.

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