Alberta Ecotrust Major Project Grants

February 15, 2012

The deadline to submit a Letter of Intent for our Major Grant program is Wednesday, February 15! Please share.

Is your non-profit or charity working on an environmental project on the themes of air/climate/energy, water, or wilderness conservation? Would $30,000 help you towards achieving your project goals?  Apply today to Alberta Ecotrust Foundation’s Major Project grant program! Click here for more info:

Alberta Ecotrust supports grassroots organizations working on meaningful projects that seek to improve Alberta's environment. Applying organizations must be based in Alberta. See our website for addition eligibility requirements. We fund operational costs!

We offer the following grants:

Major Grants - receive funding up to $30,000 for projects that will lead to meaningful change.  These grants are for projects or programs with a broad scope or work towards long-term change.  Visit our website for all the guidelines and forms.  Deadline to submit a Letter of Intent to apply is February 15, 2012.  Only successful applicants for our Letter of Intent process will be invited to submit full proposals.

We also offer Community Grants - smaller, grassroots, community-based environmental projects are encouraged to apply for up to $7500 through our Community Grants program.  Visit our website for the guidelines and forms.  Visit for more information. Deadline to submit a Community Grant is April 17, 2012.

Note: We provide applicants with a half-hour of coaching FOR FREE (!) on developing your proposal or project.  However, to receive the coaching you must contact us prior to February 10th if you plan to submit a Letter of Intent.  Please contact us prior to April 10th for Community Grant coaching.

New to writing grants, or want to brush up on your skills?  We've posted our Fundraising 101 webinar, which has dos, don'ts and other tips when applying to Ecotrust or other funders.  Visit the following webpage and scroll down to Past Webinars.

It’s our 20th Anniversary Year! Congratulations to all our current, past, (and future!) grantees, partners, and supporters for 20 incredible years of creating positive change!



Ms. Jayme Nelson | Program Coordinator | Alberta Ecotrust Foundation
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