Alberta Ecotrust

Funding Opportunity

Energy Efficiency Education Grant Program

Deadline: 
15 Dec 2018

Communities are not just the places in which we live. Communities are also the groups of people that we gather with to share interests, passions, or purpose. We want to support the diverse communities in Alberta to engage in energy efficient actions in the places they work, live and play. The foundation of energy efficient actions is the understanding of how best to be energy efficient in those spaces.

Organizations are eligible to receive funding to help Albertans build awareness, skills and capacity to take action on energy efficiency and renewable energy. For a project to be eligible, it should create a measurable impact and align with one or more of the following program objectives:

  • Leverage education related to enhancing energy efficiency
  • Build capacity in communities to deliver GHG reductions
  • Reduce GHG emissions in a measurable way that leverages learning

Energy Efficiency Alberta and Alberta Ecotrust

Energy Efficiency Alberta and Alberta Ecotrust are working together to administer the grant selection process. Part of Alberta Ecotrust’s mission is to build capacity in other non-profit organizations seeking grant funding. Through our partnership, they will deliver application coaching and debriefing to all applicants. We encourage all applicants to reach out to Alberta Ecotrust with questions about the Energy Efficiency Education Grant Program.

More Details & Application Instructions Read more about Energy Efficiency Education Grant Program

Funding Opportunity

Community Grants

Deadline: 
31 Oct 2018

From the Alberta Ecotrust website:

We will begin accepting applications to our Grant Program for Community Grants on October 1, 2018. We highly recommend all interested parties contact our grant team before you begin the application process to ensure fit. You can reach the grants team by emailing [email protected] or by calling 1-800-465-2147. Read more about Community Grants

Event

Talking Climate 2.0: Turning Research into Practice

Sep 25 2018

How to start a conversation Albertans care about.

Building on the success of last year’s Talking Climate events, George Marshall returns to Calgary to unpack the insights and perspectives of the Alberta Narratives Project – a year-long community initiative that engaged more than 500 Albertans and uncovers new ways of talking about climate and energy in our province. Read more about Talking Climate 2.0: Turning Research into Practice

Event

Green Economics: A Two-Day Training Intensive for Non Economists

Sep 20 2018
Sep 21 2018

Position yourself and your organization to be an agent of change.
Join other professionals and lifelong learners in this small-scale interactive course.
Learn about 5Rs for re-orienting the economy for a greener 21st Century.

This is a two-day course that combines lectures, group-work, and reflective exercises. By the end of the course, you will have a better understanding of economic concepts and information relevant to a green economy. You will learn about ways to:

  • retrofit markets and environmental policies – by reducing the depletion of common-pool resources and rewarding the supply of public goods;
  • rethink valuation of environmental benefits and damages – by better understanding scarcities, values, and the consideration of ecosystem services;
  • reward pro-environmental behaviour – by affecting prices, quantities, and behavioural norms that reflect the pro-social orientation of humans;
  • reconcile trade-offs to inform public decisions – by choosing appropriate decision-support frameworks and discounting approaches;
  • redefine economic progress and sustainability – by recognizing what is included, and omitted, by old and new measures of economic performance.
Read more about Green Economics: A Two-Day Training Intensive for Non Economists

Location

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation
100-1711 10 Avenue SW
T3C 0K1 Calgary , AB
Job Posting

Job Opportunity: Partner and Community Engagement Manager, Alberta Ecotrust

Position: 
Partner and Community Engagement Manager
Application Deadline: 
5 Aug 2018
Location: 
Calgary

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation is searching for a person who really understands the power and potential of authentic relationships and who thrives on hosting and holding space for people and ideas. You embrace complexity and systemic design, are responsive to the needs of people and organizations with diverse perspectives, and use approaches looking for common ground and solutions for a healthy environment. This new position of Partner and Community Engagement Manager (PCEM) will require someone with a special suite of skills. Read more about Job Opportunity: Partner and Community Engagement Manager, Alberta Ecotrust

Funding Opportunity

EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

Deadline: 
28 Mar 2016

The City of Edmonton and Alberta Ecotrust are partnering to deliver environmental grants to help support energy literate citizens with energy conserving lifestyles and a strong shift to active and public transportation.

We believe that protecting and improving the environment within Edmonton’s borders is a shared responsibility. Through EcoCity Edmonton, citizens can learn about Edmonton’s environmental vision, find inspiration to take action in their community, and apply for a grant to help get ideas off the ground. Read more about EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

Event

EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grant Learning Session

Feb 10 2016
Feb 11 2016

From the City of Edmonton website:

We are partnering with Alberta Ecotrust to deliver environmental grants to help support energy literate citizens with energy conserving lifestyles and a strong shift to active and public transportation.

We believe these grants, available to non-profits, community leagues, schools and charities, will engage Edmontonians to work on these challenges and provide them with support to collaborate and to create positive environmental change in their own backyards.

The focus will be on community projects that help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Examples of neighbourhood projects include:

  • Walking school bus
  • Installation of solar panels on a community facility
  • Tool-lending library

You must attend one of the learning sessions to apply for the grants.

Read more about EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grant Learning Session

Location

City of Edmonton Knowledge Centre, 2nd Floor HSBC Building
10250 101 Street NW (attached to the City Centre Mall West)
Edmonton , AB

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