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Youth Environmental Engagement Grant

Applications Open August 1

unnamedThe Alberta Emerald Foundation is pleased to bring back their micro-grant program for another year, with some very exciting updates!! Youth-led or youth-targeted environmental projects from around the province can now apply for up to $500 to help fund their initiative.
With two granting periods (August to December and January to June), Youth Environmental Engagement Grants will support young EcoHeroes through the following categories:
Green Builders
For the development of new green spaces, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones. Includes community gardens, outdoor classrooms, and urban naturalization projects.
Green Scholars
For educational experiences that result in environmental learning, inspiration, and personal/professional development. Includes presentations, experiments, field trips
Green Caretakers
For the creation of new recycling or composting programs, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones.
Green Energizers
For the initiation of renewable energy or energy conservation projects, or the enhancement and improvement of existing ones.
Green Guardians
For the protection and/or restoration and/or maintenance of natural habitats and areas.

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