Clean Climate Action Grants

A grant to help youth in Nova Scotia take action to address climate change in their communities.

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

Next deadline is May 20!

Youth-led projects to address 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 a 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 grants.

  • November 17, 2021
  • December 15, 2021
  • January 19, 2022 
  • February 28, 2022
  • March 31, 2022
  • April 29, 2022
  • May 20, 2022
Who is eligible?

Clean Climate Action Grants are available to youth from schools or other groups that 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. This individual will be responsible for receiving funds, supporting youth actions and communicating with Clean on project activities. 

Any fundraising done in conjunction with this grant must also 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, as well as for achieving Nova Scotia graduation skills and competencies.

Are there other grant opportunities?

Yes! If you would like to explore some other opportunities to receive funding for a climate project, see organizations like:

I still have more questions!

If you need further explanation of the Climate Climate Action Grants, please reach out to EducateEngage@cleanfoundation.ca.

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