City of St. Albert
10/10/19 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $5,000 to Alberta nonprofits, schools, and community groups for environmental and conservation projects that benefit the residents of the City of St. Albert. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for activities that offer environmental benefits or improvements and are consistent with City policies. Preference will be given to new project ideas.
Projects should influence at least one of the following elements: Air and Energy, Land, Water, and People. For additional information about these elements, see:
A successful project application includes:
- A focus on one or more of the following: energy efficiency, air quality, active transportation (i.e. biking), waste and diversion, urban agriculture, environmental education and promotion of sustainable lifestyles;
- A community connection: will educate and motivate many people to take environmental action;
- A partnership: between residents, organizations and/or community groups;
- A focus on the future: will sustain the environment in St. Albert for years to come; and
- A new idea or innovative approach to an existing one.
Projects can include bike sharing programs, rain gardens, bee hotels, solar panels, reusable bag programs, over winter greenhouse, zero-waste events, ecology camp, rooftop gardens, lady bug program, bat houses, vermiculture, air-quality monitoring, guided kayak tours, and plant-a-row initiatives.
For a description of project eligibility and preferences, see:
An expense related to an eligible project may include:
- Rental/purchase of equipment and supplies required to complete the project
- Wages for professional services
- Printing of brochures, educational material, etc
- Advertising (radio, newspaper, signage, banners, etc)
- Facility rental fees for special events
- Airfare, accommodation and meal costs for instructors and speakers
GrantWatch ID#: 137700
Up to $5,000
Projects must be completed within one year of the date of Council approval. Long-term projects are supportable on an annual basis but there is absolutely no guarantee of funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit your application via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or mail to:
Environmental Coordinator–Community Strategy & Engagement
Utilities & Environment Department
2nd Floor, 5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z9
Telephone: (780) 459-1735
City of St. Albert