Community Contributions | Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)

Value: Maximum $20,000


MEC supports grassroots conservation organizations and activity-based organizations by providing funding that will help strengthen their effectiveness. To keep space for adventure, Canada needs strong, resilient and active non-governmental organizations who advocate for the conservation of our land and water, and help people experience activity outdoors.


  • Impactful and strategic grassroots, not-for-profit organizations (registered charitable status is not required)
  • First Nations communities

Eligible Expenses:

  • Outcome-oriented projects that focus on conserving ecologically or recreationally important places
  • Outcome-oriented projects that focus on inspiring and enabling people to experience nature and be active outdoors in one or more of the following core activities that MEC supports: cycling, hiking, camping, running, climbing, paddling, yoga, skiing and snowshoeing


  • Spring deadline is March 10. Applicants are notified mid-May
  • Fall deadline is September 10. Applicants are notified mid-November

Contact: MEC | 1-888-847-0770 |


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