Alberta Ecotrust is a unique partnership between the corporate sector and the environmental community. Together, they invest in the people and projects that protect the natural systems we rely on for life and prosperity. The Climate Innovation Fund (CIF) Grant Program offered by Alberta Ecotrust funds local climate mitigation projects in Calgary and Edmonton, covering a diverse range of activities, from technology demonstration to collective impact and policy advancement. Alberta Ecotrust identifies, invests in, and scale-up solutions, covering a broad range of climate-positive interventions. They strive to solve multiple issues simultaneously and maximize co-benefits for our communities. This grant funding may cover a portion of your costs for solar PV installation.
Potential projects must tackle urban emissions reduction in buildings and transportation in the following priority areas:
– Building Better & Retrofitting Wiser
– Moving on Mobility
– Decarbonization & Renewable Energy
More specifically with decarbonization and renewable energy, the project must fall under community & small-scale renewable energy systems & storage solutions or building level fuel switching & shared systems. Alberta Ecotrust is a founding member of the Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) network, implemented in partnership among seven local centers across Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Funded by the Government of Canada, LC3 is part of national investment in municipal climate action to accelerate urban climate solutions and to meet Canada’s 2030 and 2050 carbon reduction targets.
If you have any questions regarding this grant or wish to get a quote for your home or business please fill out this FORM or give our welcome team a call at 1-877-593-4731.