Clean Climate Action Grants

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

Next application deadline is January 26!

Youth-led projects to address climate change!

A 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 year, and must be submitted to Clean by the following dates to be considered for grants.

  • January 26, 2023
  • February 24, 2023
  • March 31, 2023
  • April 28, 2023
  • May 26, 2023
Who is eligible?

Clean Climate Action Grants are available to youth from schools or other youth groups (e.g. Brownies, 4H, library youth groups, summer camps) that have or are willing to participate in a Clean program, workshop, or visit in the last 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 Clean Climate Action Grants, please reach out to

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