Clean Climate Action Grant

A grant to help youth take climate-friendly actions in their own lives, schools

and communities all across Nova Scotia. 

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Next deadline is January 31!

Youth-led actions to tackle climate change.

The Clean Climate Action Grant offers youth an opportunity to develop, create and execute climate action projects that will create positive environmental impacts within their communities. These grants of up to $500 can be used to turn an environmental project idea into a reality!

Important Dates

Applications will be received and reviewed throughout the academic year, and must be submitted to Clean by the following dates to be considered for monthly grant awards.

  • November 17, 2021
  • December 15, 2021
  • January 19, 2022 *Extended to January 31!
  • February 16, 2022
  • March 11, 2022
  • April 20, 2022
  • May 18, 2022
Who is eligible?

Clean Climate Action Grants are available to Nova Scotian schools and groups who have participated in a Clean program, workshop, or visit in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Interested in having Clean do a virtual or in-person visit to your school? Check out our Education Programs!

Projects must take place within Nova Scotia.

Youth must have a teacher or mentor identified in the application process who will be responsible for receiving funds, supporting youth in their actions and communicating with Clean on project activities. 

Any fundraising done in conjunction with this Grant, must go back to further climate action efforts.

Is this project aligned with the Nova Scotia curriculum?

Youth-led climate action projects can be opportunities for cross-curricular learning and can support learners in meeting their Nova Scotia graduation skills and competencies.


Are there other grant opportunities?

Yes there are! If you would like to explore some other opportuntities to get funding for a climate project, visit some of these organizations:


I still have a few more questions regarding the Clean Climate Action Grant.

If you have more questions regarding the Climate Climate Action Grant or need clarity on a specific aspect, please reach out to


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