Foundation / Corporation
Columbia Basin Trust
11/12/19 2:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM MT
Grants starting at $5,000 to southeastern British Columbia nonprofit organizations, municipalities, regional districts, public and indigenous organizations, and businesses in eligible areas for community-based environmental projects. Eligible focus areas include climate, ecosystems, water, and environmental education. Funding is intended to support community-initiated and community-supported projects.
The project must take place within the Columbia Basin Trust region consisting of all the watersheds that flow into the Columbia River in Canada. The region encompasses nearly 80,000 square kilometers in southeastern British Columbia.
Projects must demonstrate the ability to address one of these categories:
2) Climate Projects
3) Water Projects
4) Environmental Education Projects
Priority is given to projects with confirmed cash contributions from the applicant organization or other funders. Projects that demonstrate that fundraising efforts have been made and/or are being undertaken are more likely to receive funding.
GrantWatch ID#: 156659
Requests of more than $5,000 are accepted. The Trust will, in most cases, limit contributions to $60,000.
Funding from this program can be used over the course of more than one year, generally up to a maximum of $60,000 over the duration of the project.
Projects can start after receiving funding approval from the Trust.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://forms.ourtrust.org/environment-grants-program/
Mike Hounjet, Environment Lead
Canada: British Columbia