*NEW for 2019* - a total of $30,000 is allocated annually to local non-profit organizations implementing initiatives that support the City of Saskatoon’s strategic goal of Environmental Leadership, with $10,000 of this total allocated specifically to projects that relate to protection of our water resources and $10,000 to projects that relate to waste diversion. To be eligible for the grant, activities must relate to one of the following categories:
- environmental stewardship;
- climate change mitigation and/or adaptation;
- water conservation;
- waste reduction and/or diversion; and
- environmental communications and/or awareness.
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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.