Resources – Funding – Canada-Wide

Donner Canadian Foundation

The Foundation devotes almost 40 percent of its granting to environment and wildlife stewardship. Must send a description of organization and activities in order to be considered in the future.

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EcoAction Community Funding Program

National funding program that supports community groups that protect, rehabilitate, enhance and sustain the natural environment.

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Environmental Damages Fund

Monetary awards fund projects that focus on environmental restoration, environmental quality improvement, research and development, and education and awareness.

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada Aquatic Habitat conservation and Restoration Funding

National funding for marine and freshwater initiatives.

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Government of Canada Environmental Funding

National financial support for environmental projects.

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Go Wild Community Grants

Supports projects that restore habitat, monitor species at risk, protect biodiversity and generate solutions to conservation challenges affecting communities.

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Habitat Stewardship Program for Aquatic Species at Risk Program

Funding for projects that directly supports the conservation and recovery of aquatic species at risk and their habitats.

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Indigenous Guardians Pilot Program

Supports Indigenous rights and responsibilities in protecting and conserving ecosystems, developing and maintaining sustainable economies, and continuing the connections between Canadian landscape and Indigenous culture.

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Indigenous Habitat Participation Program

Funding to support Indigenous peoples’ participation in the conservation and protection of fish and fish habitat.

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Loblaw Water Fund

The fund provides grants for action-oriented projects focused on ecosystem restoration of freshwater and riparian habitats, the species living within them and the collection of data for long-term monitoring initiatives.

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Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation

Supports projects that align with one of the Foundation’s central aims: biodiversity conservation, environmental education, environmental justice and sustainable development.

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Patagonia Corporate Grants Program

Funds environmental work to protect local habitats and frontline communities through bold, original actions. Projects should focus on root causes of problems and commit to long-term change.

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Patagonia World Trout Grants Program

Funds efforts to restore and protect wild, self-sustainable trout, salmon and other freshwater and saltwater fish species in their native range. Projects funded include restoration of habitats, unassisted fish passage, elimination of irresponsible aquaculture and pollution.

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RBC Environmental Donations

Aims to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water while simultaneously combating the negative impacts of climate change.

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Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program

Funds projects that rebuild, restore or rehabilitate recreational fisheries habitat in Canada including stream, lake and floodplain habitat restoration; fish access improvements; ocean habitat restoration; stream channel and bank erosion control and stabilization.

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Sitka Foundation

Supports projects in 4 key areas: (1) land, water and ocean conservation; (2) scientific research for nature and the environment; (3) public engagement for healthy environments; (4) innovative conservation efforts in Canadian communities.

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