Alberta Ecotrust

Lunch-n-learn Webinars: Grantseeking for Water Groups

Oct 14 2010 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Building on the basics from our Fundraising 101 lunch n' learn, this session will examine some of the funding available for water groups and projects.  We will bring in water funders who will share their thoughts on what makes a proposal strong and fundable.  Q&A with the funders will follow.

Cost: free with pre-registration - but you will need a speaker/headset and high-speed internet to participate. Read More

Lunch-n-learn Webinar: Fundraising 101

Sep 28 2010 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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 and where to look.  This session is intended for new staff, volunteers or board members of environmental organizations who need a primer on environmental fundraising and grantseeking.

Cost: free with pre-registration - but you will need a speaker/headset and high-speed internet to participate. Read More

Major Project Grant Letter of Intent Deadline

16 Aug 2010

Attention groups working on environmental projects!

The deadline for Alberta Ecotrust's Letter of Intent to apply for a Major Project Grant is Monday August 16.

Funding up to $30,000 is available to eligible groups engaged in programs and projects that fall within the following environmental priorities: Water, wilderness & wildlife, air & climate.

For more information and to apply, please visit our website: Read More

Alberta Ecotrust Community Grants

15 Apr 2010

The deadline to apply for Alberta Ecotrust Foundation’s Community Grant program is fast approaching!

Apply today for up to $7500 for your grassroots environmental project.

We accept applications from registered non-profits or charities who want to create some great change within their communities!

Whether you are trying to organize a stream clean up, mobilize your community to take environmental action, or engage in policy reform to protect the environment, we want to hear from you! Read More

Alberta Ecotrust Announces Young Environmental Stewards (YES) Grants

Alberta Ecotrust is delighted to announce the results of its 2010 Young Environmental Stewards (YES) program. With funding support from TransAlta and the help of a volunteer grant review committee of Young Environmental Professionals, the spring round of YES grants is helping nearly a dozen young Albertans convert their environmental passion into action through projects ranging from community gardening to people powered events! The 2010 program garnered 29 applications, of which 11 were funded with a total of $45,334.00.

To read more about the 2010 projects funded by YES, and learn more about the program, click [here] Read More

Alberta Ecotrust 2010 Annual General Meeting

Mar 24 2010 - 11:00pm

Rising to Change: A Celebration of Collaboration

Join us in a Salute to Danielle Droitsch "Farewell to Alberta"

5:00pm AGM, Reception to Follow

RSVP: [email protected]

For more details on how to join us for the 2010 Annual General Meeting Read More


Kahanoff Centre
Second Floor, 1202 Centre Street SE
Calgary , AB

Alberta Ecotrust Major Project Letter of Intent Deadline

15 Feb 2010
The deadline for our spring intake of Letters of Intent for the Major Project grant is Monday February 15, 2010. Major Project grants provide up to $30,000 to support more comprehensive projects that have the potential to result in substantial environmental benefit. The application process is more comprehensive and is undertaken in two parts: 
  1. Applicants submit a Letter of Intent (LOI)
  2. Successful LOI applicants are invited to submit a full proposal of their project for review.

Last year we received over 40 applications to the Major Read More


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