Alberta Ecotrust

Event

Learning Session—EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

May 13 2015 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Announcing EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants!

We are pleased to partner with the City of Edmonton to deliver environmental grants to help support energy literate citizens with energy conserving lifestyles and a strong shift to active and public transportation. Read more about Learning Session—EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

Location

Stanley A. Milner Public Library
7 Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB
Funding Opportunity

Alberta Ecotrust Community Grants

Deadline: 
4 May 2015

The heart of Alberta Ecotrust’s work is supporting the people and projects that effectively address Alberta’s most pressing environmental issues. We accomplish this primarily by making grants to enable Alberta environmental non-governmental organizations to more effectively deliver programs, projects, and results that advance their environmental missions within our issue priorities.

Alberta Ecotrust presently has three grant streams: Community Grants, Major Projects, and Collective Action Grants. For the year 2015 we will be accepting applications for Community Grants and Major Projects only. Applications for Community Grants will accepted in the spring with a deadline of May 4th. We will be accepting Letters of Intent for Major Projects in August.

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Environmental Forum

Mar 24 2015 - 11:30pm to Mar 25 2015 - 2:00am

From Alberta Ecotrust:

Interested in learning more about our 2015 Grant Program and our recently concluded Mapping What Matters project? Then please join us and your colleagues on March 24th for an Environmental Forum in Edmonton. Alberta Ecotrust and the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations are pleased to invite you to this information session and networking opportunity for Edmonton’s nonprofit and charitable environmental organizations. Read more about Environmental Forum

Location

Santa Maria Goretti Community Centre
11050 90 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Mapping What Matters Report to the Community

Dec 3 2014 - 11:00pm to Dec 4 2014 - 2:00am

Over the last four months we have been surveying the environmental nonprofit community (ENGO) in Alberta – over 160 different organizations – as part of our Mapping What Matters project. If you are a member of the ENGO community, or someone interested in the environmental sector in Alberta, we invite you to please join us on December 3 as we present the results of this project back to the community.

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Location

Fort Calgary
750 9 Avenue SE
Calgary , AB
Funding Opportunity

Fall 2014 Collective Action Grants

Deadline: 
14 Sep 2014

From the Alberta Ecotrust website:

Alberta Ecotrust is founded on the premise of partnership and collaboration. We want to invest in environmental projects that build on the work and achievements of other organizations, projects and programs and use our shared resources to solve problems. Further, we believe that cooperation across sectors – between environmental nonprofits, business and government – is the best way to find innovative solutions to the increasingly complex environmental problems we are facing.
 

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Mapping What Matters Survey— win a $1000 Capacity Grant

The Alberta Ecotrust Foundation is conducting a comprehensive survey of environmental non-profit groups in Alberta. By completing the survey, your organization will be eligible for a draw to receive a $1000 Mini-grant for Capacity. From the Ecotrust website:

At Alberta Ecotrust, we believe the environmental challenges we all face are too large for any organization to address alone. It is critical that we work together to find solutions to the most pressing issues of our day.


If you are the Executive Director, Board Chair or primary decision-maker for an environmental nonprofit in Alberta we would like to invite you to complete this confidential survey. The collective responses will help us understand the scope, scale and needs of Alberta’s ENGO community in order to optimise how our programs can best support the important environmental work you do as charities and nonprofits. Your responses will also contribute to a collective understanding of this sector and results will be shared with all participants via a summary report. Please add your voice!

The deadline for the survey is August 18 at 5:00pm.

If your organization has not received an invitation to complete the survey, follow the link below to request an invite. Read more about Mapping What Matters Survey— win a $1000 Capacity Grant

Event

Leading Collaborations and Networks Course Registration Deadline

Apr 28 2014 - 6:00am

From the Alberta Ecotrust website:

Grow your leadership skills and confidence through this seven week series

Leading a collaboration, coalition or network is very different from leading a single organization or team. With generous support from Alliance Pipeline, Alberta Ecotrust is partnering with the Institute for Conservation Leadership to offer a seven week course to help nonprofits meet the challenges of cooperative work.

The Leading Collaborations and Networks course will enhance your effectiveness as a leader with new skills, self-awareness, and perspective on what it takes to successfully lead collaborative initiatives. 

May 7 - June 18, 2013

Weekly Sessions
Wednesdays 10-11 AM (MST)

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Funding Opportunity

Alberta Ecotrust Community Grant Program - Deadline Extended

Deadline: 
22 Apr 2013

Need cash for a good cause? 

  • Are you an Alberta-based organization whose vision and mission primarily focus on the environment? 
  • Are you working on issues surrounding water and water quality; landscapes and land use; or air, climate and energy efficiency?
  • Are you a registered nonprofit or a charity?

Then consider applying to the Alberta Ecotrust Community Grant Program! Read more about Alberta Ecotrust Community Grant Program - Deadline Extended

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Webinar: Fundraising and Grant-Writing Fundamentals

Oct 2 2012 - 10:00pm to 11:00pm

Are you new to the environmental field and uncertain about how to start fundraising? Join Ecotrust staff for an introductory lesson on how to prepare to raise funds, where to look and strategies for writing grant applications. This session is intended for new staff, volunteers or board members of environmental organizations who need a primer on environmental fundraising and grants. Read more about Webinar: Fundraising and Grant-Writing Fundamentals

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