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Jack Leslie Youth Environment Grant

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits and Individuals
for Youth Environmental Programs in Calgary

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City of Calgary

Deadline Date:

04/29/19 4:00 PM


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Grants of $500 to an Alberta individual and $1,000 to groups for youth-produced programs that directly benefit the environment and are based in the city of Calgary. Previous grants have funded a school-based composting program and a school garden that integrates elements from First Nations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142660

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

2 allocations for groups, and one allocation for an individual applicant.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Groups: $1,000
Individual: $500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be based in Calgary or surrounding area
- Propose a project that directly benefits the environment in Calgary
- Propose a project that will be planned and implemented by youth. (Adults may play a supporting role)

The funds will not be allocated for:
- For-profit ventures or businesses
- Conference fees or tuition costs
- Pass-throughs to other organizations or charities.

Pre-Application Information:

-Application Deadline: April 29, 2019 4:00 pm
-Selection Announcement: May 13, 2019
-Awards Ceremony: May 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Power Reception Hall City of Calgary Municipal Building

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email application to:

If you have any questions regarding the application, please call Peony Wong at 403.266.5448.

If you require a non-PDF version of this application please email the Mayor’s Environment Expo Project Manager at and a Word version will be provided.

The City of Calgary
P.O. Box 2100, Stn. M
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 2M5

Street address
​City Hall and Municipal Complex
​800 Macleod Trail S.E.

TTY telephone: ​403-268-4TTY (4889)
(Deaf and hard of hearing only)
​General fax: ​403-538-6111

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta