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Youth Environmental Engagement Grants | Alberta Emerald Foundation

Value

Maximum $500

Description

The Alberta Emerald Foundation believes in inspiring the next generation of eco-heroes by supporting Alberta’s young people (aged 25 and under) in their environmental efforts. With funds from founding program sponsors, and other sponsors and individual donors, the Alberta Emerald Foundation provides micro-grants of up to $500 to youth-led and youth-targeted environmental projects and initiatives. The Alberta Emerald Foundation intends to allocate over 100 Youth Environmental Engagement Grants each year.

Applications can be submitted in the following categories:

  • Green Builders: For the development of new green spaces, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones. Includes community gardens, outdoor classrooms, and urban naturalization projects
  • Green Scholars: For educational experiences that result in environmental learning, inspiration, and personal/professional development. Includes presentations, experiments, field trips
  • Green Caretakers (Presented by ABCRC): For the creation of new recycling or composting programs, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones
  • Green Energizers (Presented by Altalink): For the initiation of renewable energy or energy conservation projects, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones
  • Green Guardians: For the protection and/or restoration and/or maintenance of natural habitats and areas

Eligible Applicants

  • Schools and community organizations
  • Project or initiative must be led or targeted at individuals who are aged 25 years and under

Eligible Expenses

To assist with the costs associated with environmental engagement activities, schools, classrooms, and community groups are invited to apply for a micro-grant of up to $500.

Applications can be submitted in the following categories:

GREEN BUILDERS

For the development of new green spaces, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones. Includes community gardens, outdoor classrooms, and urban naturalization projects.

GREEN SCHOLARS

For educational experiences that result in environmental learning, inspiration, and personal/professional development. Includes presentations, experiments, field trips.

GREEN ENERGIZERS

For the initiation of renewable energy or energy conservation projects, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones. One exemplary recipient receives additional funding through the Energy Efficiency Champion Award, presented at the Emerald Awards.

GREEN GUARDIANS (PRESENTED BY ABCRC)

For the protection and/or restoration and/or maintenance of natural habitats and areas. Also for the creation of new recycling or composting programs, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones.

 

Deadline Date

  Ongoing

Contact

Contact Name: Gregory Caswell

Phone Number: 780-905-0390

E-mail Address: gregory@emeraldfoundation.ca

Website: https://emeraldfoundation.ca/our-programs/#youth-engagement

Industry: Energy & Environment, Location: Alberta ,
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