- What We Offer
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.
Funding and Financing
Environmental Grant Program
Secure funding for projects across Alberta that deliver nature-based solutions, further climate resilient communities, or advance a circular economy.
Climate Innovation Grant Program
Take your remarkable urban emission reducing project from idea to reality.
Get investment in your project or enterprise that is reducing urban emissions and making our cities centres of innovation and inspiration.
We are making a difference by doing things differently.
Accelerating Retrofits in Commercial Buildings
Identifying and enabling low carbon retrofits for commercial buildings in Calgary or Edmonton.
Carbon Capture for Nonprofits
Installing small-scale carbon capture and storage units in buildings and social housing owned by Alberta charities and nonprofits.
Digital Home Energy Labels
Labelling every home in Calgary and Edmonton with a digital energy score.
Energy Poverty Reduction and Home Upgrades
Helping make energy costs more affordable for households experiencing energy poverty in Calgary and Edmonton.
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.
Join the community of municipalities, industry, businesses, nonprofits and charities that are collaborating to protect our environment in a meaningful way.
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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