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Environmental Grant

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Applications for the 2020 Environmental Grant Program are now being accepted (link below) - applications will be accepted until February 15, 2020.

Funding is available to non-profit organizations implementing initiatives that support the City of Saskatoon's strategic goal of Environmental Leadership. Initiatives prioritized for funding in 2020 include those that:

  • increase awareness and protection of our water resources;
  • reduce the amount of waste going to landfills;
  • encourage active transportation; and
  • provide learning opportunities that support the City's environmental goals.

Please carefully review the program guidance document and prepare your application information prior to filling out the on-line form. The application process will not time-out; however, you will not be able to save your progress and return to it later.

 2020 Environmental Grant Guidance Document

 2020 Environmental Grant Project Budget Sheet

 Environmental Grant On-Line Application Form
 

For more information please use the Contact Us section found on this page.

2019 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the successful applicants of the 2019 Environmental Grant Program:

  • Relay Education ($8,000): to deliver the Plug in the Sun workshop to 500 Grade 4-7 students in Saskatoon, as part of the Kids World of Energy program.
  • Saskatoon Wildlife Federation ($8,000): to develop an interpretive centre near the Northeast Swale, in partnership with Meewasin and Swale Watchers of Saskatoon.
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities - Saskatchewan ($5,200): to embed environmentally sustainable practices into the House's operations, with a focus on waste diversion.
  • Foodtruck Wars Street Festival ($4,250): to deliver this annual summer celebration as a 'zero waste' event, by implementing initiatives that relate to festival attendees, food vendors and market vendors.
  • South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards Inc. ($2,000): to construct and deploy a 'floating island' that will use native plants to help purify water within the Recreational Zone of the Northeast Swale.
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan ($1,300): to raise awareness of wildlife, wildlife rehabilitation and nature preservation through the annual Gone Wild for Wildlife event.
  • CHEP Good Food Inc. ($1,250): to improve communications relating to food diversion, in association with the Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership's Food Security Action Team.