Climate Action Fund
The application process is now closedMay 13, 2019: the application process is now closed
Since 2018, the Climate Action Fund has awarded $3 million per year to support innovative ideas. The objective of projects funded under the program is to raise awareness of climate change and to build capacity in order to increase climate actions that contribute to Canada’s clean growth and climate change plan (the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change).
Two-step application process
Step 1: read the applicant guide
- The Climate Action Fund Applicant Guide provides details on program eligibility and other key information
Step 2: apply for funding through the Grants and Contributions Enterprise Management System (GCEMS)
- Please refer to GCEMS to complete the Climate Action Fund online application form
Frequently asked questions
What makes a strong application?
A strong application aligns with the program’s objective, meets eligibility criteria, and includes the required information necessary for reviewers to evaluate your capacity to carry out the project, the feasibility
Can I submit more than one proposal?
You may submit multiple proposals as long as they meet the eligibility criteria stated in the Applicant Guide. However, funding awarded to a recipient is subject to maximum limits per recipient.
Can we call or meet a program officer to discuss specific questions about our proposal?
For transparency and fairness to all applicants, we are not able to assist or provide comments on proposed projects. You are encouraged to read the Applicant Guide for guidance on eligibility and to consider the suggestions provided.
Do I have to use the
Yes, only on-line applications are accepted.
How can I connect to an organization to access the Climate Action Fund opportunity if I am applying as a youth or student?
If you are applying as an individual and not as an organization, you can create an organization
- April 29, 2019: open for application
- May 13, 2019: the application process is now closed. The deadline for application was
- Summer 2019: expected funding decisions
The Climate Action Fund has funded a variety of projects. Find out more about some of our success stories.
See highlights from the 2018 Climate Action Fund campaign.
When contacting us, please include your name, contact information, and the organization you are representing.
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