Community Action Grant
Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies: South Asian Energy Mentor
This project will deliver important energy conservation and climate change messaging to South Asian newcomers to Edmonton, who to date have not been receiving this information. With the support of the EcoCity Edmonton grant, this project will overcome trust and language barriers by connecting to the community through community presentations, workshops, and individual home visits.
ALUS Canada: Upstream Resiliency Through Action On The Agricultural Landscape
The City of Edmonton sits on the North Saskatchewan River, within the North Saskatchewan River watershed, one of Alberta’s most populated watersheds. Through this project, farmers and ranchers in Leduc County and Parkland County will be engaged to establish 43 acres of natural infrastructure projects on marginal or environmentally-sensitive agricultural land. As the largest group of private landowners, farmers and ranchers are uniquely positioned to take wide-scale actions towards climate resiliency
Bike Edmonton Society: Explore Bike Edmonton Challenge
Bike Edmonton is engaged in helping more Edmontonians choose energy sustainable transportation. It is about to launch the Explore Bike Edmonton Challenge which encourages Edmontonians to cycle more by providing incentives and resources that are needed for safer, more fun cycling experiences.
Iron & Earth: Edmonton Chapter Director and Development
Edmonton is home to one of the largest and most diverse concentrations of skilled industrial tradespeople in Canada. Through the EcoCity Edmonton grant, Iron & Earth Edmonton will help create opportunities for, and support this constituency in their journey of establishing sustainable energy careers.