Earth Day 2024 Grant Funding Opportunity

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IZWTAG is pleased to offer a grant funding opportunity from the Lands and Economic Development Services Program (LEDSP) at Indigenous Services Canada (Pacific Region). A community or school-run project/event that will enhance a community’s or school’s environmental or waste awareness and practices on Earth Day (April 22, 2024) or during the year are eligible for $7,500 grant amounts.

First Nations communities and First Nation operated schools in British Columbia are eligible to apply for the funding and may partner with any other organization(s) to carry out the eligible activities. Other sources of funds and in-kind contributions are welcome. To be eligible, activities must enhance a community’s or school’s environmental/waste management awareness and practices around Earth Day (April 22, 2024) or through the year; the activity must not generate a profit for the eligible recipient.

Application Form
If interested, please complete the linked Application Form, and return it by email or regular mail by 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2024:
Telephone: 1-877-771-2135
Email proposals to:
Address: 210-112 E 3rd Ave, Vancouver BC, V5T 1C8

Reporting and Payment
Proposals will be reviewed and selected by ISC. Successful applicants will be notified and sent a reporting form, recipient survey, and project evaluation.
Grant funds will be provided at the commencement of the project. Earth Day projects should be completed within a week of Earth Day (Monday, April 22, 2024). The report form must be completed and submitted by May 22, 2024. Note that incomplete or non-submission of reports could make the recipient ineligible for future grants.

The role of IZWTAG is to administer funding to successful applicants and to ensure that recipients furnish the reporting form. Any questions that relate to the program or refer to the application process should be directed to Emily Chu at


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