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Roots and Shoots Grant

Grants to Canada Schools and Youth Groups
for Environment and Conservation Projects

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Funding Source:

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The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Canada classrooms and youth groups serving children and grade levels from junior kindergarten through post-secondary for youth-led projects that make local communities better for people, animals and the environment. Applicants must register with the funding source and take several preparatory measures prior to applying.

Honoring Indigenous ways of knowing is of extreme importance to Dr. Jane Goodall and the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada. Project proposals that incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing will be given special consideration by the grant selection committee.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163700

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects must take place during the 2015 - 2016 school year.

A final project report and survey is due by May 20, 2016.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Junior kindergarten through post-secondary classrooms and youth groups.

Pre-Application Information:

To apply:

-Become a Roots & Shoots Group (if you haven’t already). Enroll here:

-Begin following the 4 step process to guide your students through a Roots & Shoots project. See the project page for examples and previous grant recipients:

-Submit a proposal by November 20, 2015 of your students’ project idea using this form:

All applicants will be notified of their status by December 18, 2015.

Submit a final project report and survey by May 20, 2016.

Contact Information:

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

Jen Duffy, Manager of Roots & Shoots Canada

Mailing address:
the Jane Goodall Institute
c/o University of Toronto Mailroom
563 Spadina Crescent
Toronto, ON M5S 2J7

Civil address:
Earth Sciences Centre
5 Bancroft Avenue, Suite 1046
Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

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Geographic Focus:

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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