Fall (September – November)

Aviva Insurance, Aviva Community Fund: Open competition with voting for charitable organizations. Supports action-oriented projects that “create”, “make”, “purchase” or otherwise intended for the greater good of the community. Deadline: September – OctoberRead more…

Columbia Basin Trust, Environment Program (Large Grants up to $60,000):  Our Environment Grants fund community-initiated and community-supported projects in the areas of ecosystems, climate, water or environmental education. Deadline: September 30Read more…

Columbia Valley Community Foundation: Provides small grants to organizations to address needs that are not met by other funding sources in the Columbia Valley. Deadline OctoberRead more…

Environment Canada, Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk: This programs goal is to protect habitat and contribute to the recovery of species of risk. Deadline: FallRead more…

Environment Canada, EcoAction Canada Community Funding Program: This program supports action focused projects that will protect, rehabilitate or enhance the natural environment, and build the capacity of communities to sustain these activities into the future. Deadline: NovemberRead more…

Evergreen, Royal Bank of Canada – Evergreen Watershed Champions Award (Outdoor Learning and Play): Award recognizes classes that demonstrate learning about their local watershed and action to care for it. Deadline: SeptemberRead more…

Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, Fish and Wildlife Funding: Support to conserve and enhance fish, wildlife, and their supporting habitats affected by the creation of BC Hydro owned and operated generation facilities in the Columbia Region. Deadline: OctoberRead more…

Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation, Enhancement and Restoration Grants: Supports projects that focus on freshwater wild fish, native wildlife and their habitats, and have the potential to achieve a significant conservation outcome, while maintaining or enhance opportunities for fishing, hunting, trapping, wildlife viewing and outdoor recreational activities. Deadline: NovemberRead more…

Kootenay Conservation Program, Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund: The purpose of this fund is to provide local financial support for important projects in the Columbia Valley that will contribute to the conservation of our valuable natural areas; one step towards restoring and preserving a healthy environment. Deadline: OctoberRead more…

Kootenay Conservation Program, Kootenay Lake Local Conservation Fund: The purpose of this fund is to provide local financial support for important projects in the Kootenay Lake area that will contribute to the conservation of our valuable natural areas. Deadline: OctoberRead more…

Kootenay Savings Community Foundation, Kootenay Savings Community Fund: Funding of cultural, educational, economic, environmental, health and social non-profit projects of benefit to the communities served by Kootenay Savings. Deadline: September 30Read more…

Mountain Equipment Co-op, Community Contributions: Training and development of key staff, exceptional volunteers or board members in areas such as leadership skills, strategic planning, governance, fundraising or financial management, public and political engagement and communications, data management and data-driven strategies. Deadline: SeptemberRead more…

North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action, Grant: NAPECA will support a diverse set of projects by providing access to resources for a broad base of hands-on groups and organizations. Deadline: SeptemberRead more…

Real Estate Foundation of BC, General Grants: Grants supporting sustainable food systems, freshwater sustainability or the sustainable built environment. Deadline: September 2018Read more…

Wildlife Habitat Canada, Conservation Grants: This program supports projects that address priority activities under the North American Waterfowl Management Plan and habitat projects of importance to other migratory game birds. Deadline: NovemberRead more…