13 March 2009

Upcoming Funding Deadlines

Wal-Mart – Evergreen Green Grants Program
Deadline: March 27, 2009
Evergreen Common Grounds is accepting applications for this Wal-Mart sponsored and Evergreen led "Green Grants" Program supporting community environmental restoration projects. Green Grants provide funds of up to $10,000 to local community groups working on urban naturalization projects focused on the restoration and stewardship of urban habitats such as woodlands, meadows, wetlands and ravines through the use of native plants. This grant also supports community gardening projects that involve native plants and food gardening. For full information on eligibility and how to apply, please download a program guide and application form from Evergreen's Funding page.

Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation's 2009 Community Grants Program
Deadline: Proposals must be post-marked by March 31, 2009.
This fund is designed to support volunteer and community organizations actively involved in enhancing Toronto’s public parkland and urban forest. Grants are made for projects on city parkland and public open space within our five program categories: park improvements; environmental education; natural area preservation; environmental related recreation; and communications and public education. Grant awards will range from $1,000 - $2,500. For more information please call (416) 397-5178 or email parksandtrees@toronto.ca.

If you're interested in those, you might also want to check out the City of Toronto's "Clean and Beautiful City Programs" and the Toronto Community Garden Network (TGCN) - it's not just veggies. :)

also see Funding links on the right.

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