EcoAction Community Funding Program

Program Summary

The EcoAction Community Funding Program funds projects across Canada to encourage Canadians to take action to address clean air, clean water, climate change and nature issues, and to build the capacity of communities to sustain these activities into the future.

Take action for your environment

Your organization may be eligible to receive financial support from Environment and Climate Change Canada’s EcoAction Community Funding Program to address environmental issues of importance in your community. Your project must have measurable, positive environmental results and promote community participation.

Deadline: ECCC’s EcoAction Community Funding Program is now accepting applications for funding until December 8, 2022, at 12:00p.m. PST / 3:00p.m. EST for projects beginning summer 2023.

Eligible Recipients

  • Non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. This includes environmental groups, community groups, youth and seniors groups, community-based associations, service clubs, and Aboriginal organizations.
  • Organizations must secure at least half of the total project funding from sources other than the federal government.
  • Organizations must be able to measure the direct positive environmental results of the project and build the community’s capacity to take action toward priority environmental issues.