This is a summary of potential funding sources that may be approached for environmental projects at Manitoba schools.
EcoLeague (up to $3000) – EcoLeague is a youth empowerment program that challenges and motivates students across the country to help save the planet through school and community-based sustainability action projects.
Greening Canada’s School Grounds (up to $3000) – It’s time to revitalize Canada’s school grounds by planting trees! Schools can apply anytime, from anywhere in Canada. Applications are accepted year-round, and they’ll keep your request on file for two years.
Manitoba Education/ Manitoba Hydro Grants for Education for Sustainable Development (up to $2,000) – Grants to promote sustainability in classrooms. Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning and Manitoba Hydro want to support schools in which educators work together to plan and teach ESD.
Manitoba Hydro Forest Enhancement Program – Funding support is provided to enhance and sustain the forest environment of the communities and regions of Manitoba. Projects that may contribute to addressing climate change are of special interest. All projects that provide present and future benefits to the people of their community, their region, or the province as a whole will be considered.
TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (up to $5,000) – Funding for environmental school projects.
The Pollination Project (up to $1000) – The Pollination Project offers seed grants and support to young people involved in a wide variety of environmental programs all over the world.
Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds School Greening Canada’s School Grounds (up to $3,500) – This fund helps schools create outdoor classrooms to provide students with a healthy place to play, learn and develop a genuine respect for nature.
Youth United Grant by United Way (up to $1000) – Funding for youth-focused projects within their school or community