Government of Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
01/19/22 12:00 PM PST / 3:00 PM EST
Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations, community groups, and Indigenous organizations for projects that will positively impact water quality. Funding is intended to support new projects that engage the public and clearly demonstrate measurable, positive results related to the key environmental priority: freshwater. Preference will be given to proposals that engage Indigenous Peoples, youth, or small businesses.
Your project must address the following priority result: Canadians contribute to improving freshwater quality through actions that reduce harmful substances in freshwater and/or restore and protect freshwater ecosystem health.
Projects must always address the environmental priority of the call for proposals and clearly demonstrate that activities:
As indicated in the program's list of performance indicators (available via the GCEMS portal), all projects must also include:
The following project costs are eligible under EcoAction:
For eligible expenditures, see: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/eccc/documents/pdf/RD%2043%20Final%20EN%20EcoAction%20Applicant%27s%20Guide.pdf#page=24
GrantWatch ID#: 162751
The maximum EcoAction funding is $100,000 per project; the minimum funding amount request is $25,000 per project.
For projects beginning summer 2022. Projects have a maximum duration of 36 months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://ec.ss.ec.gc.ca/en/cs
For GCEMS technical assistance:
For any questions, please consult with your ECCC Regional Office.
Atlantic & Québec Region
Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Québec
West & North Region
British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon;
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