Climate Action and Awareness Fund

How to Apply: 

Community-based climate action projects

Launched September 17, 2020, the request for proposals for community-based climate action projects will provide knowledge, tools and/or skills that lead to or engage communities in climate action. This request for proposals will provide from $100,000 to $6 million to eligible organizations, for a total of up to $50 million over five years.

Application period

September 17, 2020, to October 21, 2020, at 11:59 pm EDT

Eligible activities

The types of support, outreach and resources provided through community-based climate action projects may include workshops, networking, training, virtual platforms, climate awareness activities – including those related to Indigenous Knowledge – and more. These activities should enable communities to take action on climate change.

In addition, the lead applicant's project activities must focus on a specific community. Strong proposals will demonstrate knowledge of the community, why the project is needed, and how it will support the objective. Potential communities include, but are not limited to:

  • Indigenous communities
  • communities facing obstacles to engaging in climate action
  • communities experiencing low engagement on climate action
  • communities with significant exposure to climate risk


External Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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