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Grants to Canada Nonprofits, Indigenous Organizations, and
IHEs for Research Projects Related to Climate Change

Climate Action and Awareness Fund

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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Government of Canada

Conf. Date:

06/23/22

Deadline Date:

07/18/22 3:00 PM EDT

Description:

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Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations, Indigenous organizations, and IHEs for research projects that advance science and technology related to climate change. Funding is intended to reduce national greenhouse gas emissions. The purpose of this program is to support projects that will strengthen Canada’s science capacity to understand, identify, accelerate, and evaluate mitigation actions that will work towards achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.

Net-zero research projects could include activities related to literature reviews and knowledge synthesis, qualitative or quantitative analysis, model development, engagement with experts and stakeholders, or community-based research, aimed at building knowledge on net-zero at the national, provincial, territorial, regional, or local scales, including findings specific to Indigenous communities.

The projects funded by this call for proposals must fall under one or more of the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Defining the future systems required for net-zero
  • Theme 2: Obstacles on the pathways to net-zero
  • Theme 3: Distributional impacts on the pathways to net-zero on workers, and their families and communities
  • Theme 4: Motivating net-zero action

For additional information on these themes, see URL for Full Text (RFP), below. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184325

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$25,000,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

This call for proposals will provide between $250,000 and $1 million per project for the total project duration to eligible organizations over a maximum of two years.

Term of Contract:

Maximum of two years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for funding under this call for proposals, lead applicants must fall under one of the following categories of not-for-profit organizations:
- Universities and other academic institutions;
- Non-government organizations (NGO, e.g., think tanks and research institutions); or
- Indigenous organizations

All applicants (lead applicant, supporting applicant, and partner) must be based in Canada. As such, international organizations are not eligible to participate in this call for proposals.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Environment and Climate Change Canada will offer webinars in English and French on June 21 and 23, 2022, respectively. To access a recording of the webinar, please send a request to the email address, below.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for submitting a project under this CFP is July 18, 2022 at 3 p.m. EDT.

Applicants can expect to hear about the status of their applications by October 2022.

Interested applicants may apply to more than one call for proposals.

Application Instructions: https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/environmental-funding/programs/application-instructions.html

FAQ: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/environment/weather/climatechange/funding-programs/climate-action-awareness-fund/questions.html

Contact Information:

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

Grants and Contributions Enterprise Management System: https://ec.ss.ec.gc.ca/en/cs

All inquiries related to the Climate Action and Awareness Fund (and to request access to the webinar recording) may be sent to: fasc-caaf@ec.gc.ca

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

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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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