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Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program

posted Dec 12, 2018, 11:00 AM by Action for Agriculture
here are a few grants that are currently accepting applications.


EcoAction Community Funding Program
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is accepting applications for funding until January 9, 2019 (deadline extended) for projects beginning in summer 2019. The application guide is attached. Preference will be given to proposals that engage Indigenous Peoples, youth or small businesses, and all proposals must fully meet the program requirements. Funding is available for new projects that engage Canadians and clearly demonstrate measurable, positive results related to fresh water. For more information, please visit the EcoAction Community Funding Program website or contact your Regional Office.

Please note that you will need to register with EcoAction’s electronic platform, the Grants & Contributions Enterprise Management System (GCEMS), before submitting an application. The GCEMS is ECCC’s one-window platform for accessing their environmental funding programs.


Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge
The Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge is part of Canada’s Nature Fund. Expressions of Interest (EOI), must be submitted by January 31, 2019 to 
ec.FDLNDefi-NFChallenge.ec@canada.ca. However, EOI’s are recommended by January 14, 2019, to confirm that your project fits with program priorities and to receive input from ECCC staff. After January 14, the complete Proposal Guide for applicants will be available through the GCEMS web portal. The deadline for detailed Formal Proposals is March 15, 2019. Please review the application instructions online for more information.


Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change – Producer
Administered under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) program, the Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change – Producer program supports producers in reducing negative impacts on the environment while enhancing sustainable production, managing climate change and increasing profitability in the agriculture sector. (Please note that a valid Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) is a prerequisite to this program.) The current application intake is open until January 23, 2019. You may also wish to explore the many other funding programs that CAP program offers.


Alberta NAWMP Partnership – Science
Each year the Alberta North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) Partnership allocates funds, to a maximum of $30,000, in support of science projects that relate to the Alberta NAWMP Committee’s annual priorities. This year’s priorities will be announced shortly – please refer to the Alberta NAWMP webpage for details. Successful proposals will be awarded in April 2019.
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