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Green Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG)

Grants to Western Vancouver Island, British Columbia Individuals for
Community Projects that Improve the Environment

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT)

Deadline Date:

03/29/19

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 to Western Vancouver Island, British Columbia individuals for community projects that benefit the local environment. Eligible projects are those that unify residents to create positive change. Funding is intended to support projects that benefit residents of the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Region.

Ideas for this grant include without being limited to:

- Reducing greenhouse gases and your carbon footprint (e.g. hosting a clothing swap)
- Promoting greener forms of transportation (e.g. a community map where people can draw their bicycle route to work
- Creating zero waste (e.g. neighbourhood based composting clinics)
- Improving access to nature and planting trees (e.g. a workshop on building nesting boxes for barn swallows with basic materials)
- Breathing clean air (e.g. host an awareness workshop about the use of renewable energy)
- Clean water (e.g. installing rain barrels on garden sheds in community gardens)
- Green buildings (e.g. host a “Do it Yourself home energy retrofit” workshop providing participants with starter materials such as window insulation kit)
- Growing and eating local food (e.g. pick neighbours’ unused/unwanted fruit and process this as a group (e.g. make jam, fruit leather, etc.)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184990

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant of up to $500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Resident Individuals of Western Vancouver Island, British Columbia can apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are open: Feb 15, 2019
Deadline to apply: March 29, 2019
Funding decisions announced: April 2019

To learn about how to apply: http://clayoquotbiosphere.org/apply/

Contact Information:

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

To apply: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cbt

Office:
316 Main Street
Tofino, British Columbia
Mail:
P. O. Box 67, Tofino
British Columbia V0R 2Z0

P: 250-725-2219
F: 250-725-2384

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia