Funding Opportunities

An ongoing list of funding opportunities for projects and programs in the Red Deer River Watershed:
 

Alternative Land Use Services Program (ALUS)

Alberta Community Partnership
http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/albertacommunitypartnership.cfm

Alberta Ecotrust - Community Grant
http://albertaecotrust.com/2014/what-we-do/environmental-grants/

Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership
http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/municipalgrants-description?program_id=29

Alberta Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program
http://aep.alberta.ca/water/programs-and-services/watershed-resiliency-and-restoration-program/default.aspx

Canadian Municipal Water Network - Knowledge Integration and Mobilization for Resilient, Sustainable Municipal Systems
http://www.cwn-rce.ca/focus-areas/research-calls/knowledge-integration-and-mobilization-for-resilient-sustainable-municipal-systems/

Environment Canada - Environmental Damages Fund
http://www.ec.gc.ca/edf-fde/default.asp?lang=En&n=137DC913-1#ab

FireSmart Community Grant Program
http://wildfire.alberta.ca/fire-smart/fire-smart-communities/fire-smart-community-leaders/fire-smart-community-grant-program.aspx
 

Get n' Give - UFA
http://www.getngiveufa.com/

Growing Forward 2
http://www.growingforward.alberta.ca/Programs/index.htm

  • CFO Stewardship Program - this program is for large intensive livestock operations with a specific focus on BMPs that reduce risks to water quality posed by manure. Improved Manure Storage - helps fund the improvement of a Manure Storage Facility (e.g., improving liners) or construction of additional storage capacity to help producers avoid the need to winter spread. Relocation - helps fund the relocation of a facility that poses a risk to water quality
  • On Farm Stewardship Program - this program is a little more general but, has codes to addresses the cow calf operator water quality issues associated with manure. Riparian area fencing - allowing better management (and recovery) of riparian areas. Off-site water systems - moving livestock water sources away from creeks and streams. Relocation of seasonal feeding and bedding facilities or corrals that pose a risk to water quality

Lacombe County Environmental Improvement Grant
http://lacombecounty.com/index.php/departments/environmental-a-protective-services/962-lacombe-county-2015-environmental-improvement-grant-program

Land Stewardship Centre - Watershed Stewardship Grant
www.landstewardship.org/watershed-stewardship-grant-program

RBC Blue Water Project
http://www.rbc.com/community-sustainability/apply-for-funding/guidelines-and-eligibility/blue-water-pre.html

RBC - Evergreen Watershed Champions Award
http://www.evergreen.ca/our-impact/children/outdoor-learning-play/watershed-champions/award/

Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP)
http://albertawater.com/recreational-fisheries-conservation-partnerships-program

Red Deer County (for landowners)
http://rdcounty.ca/207/Conservation

Wildlife Habitat Canada
WHC is now accepting grant funding applications for projects that will be carried out during the 2017-2018 fiscal year (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018).
http://whc.org/conservation/conservations-grants
The deadline to apply for 2017-2018 project funding is 5:00pm EDT on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

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