Arts and Environment funding plus a scholarship for Food Safety


Welcome to Friday, Funds Fans!  Here’s a bit of weekend reading.  Don’t forget to check the Deadline Alert because October has LOTS of other funding opportunities and it’s not too late to get your proposal in.

EcoAction Community Funding Program provides financial support to community-based, non-profit organizations for projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment.  The Program encourages action focused projects that will protect, rehabilitate or enhance the natural environment, and build the capacity of communities to sustain these activities into the future. In keeping with Environment Canada’s national environmental priorities, the Program supports projects that address the following four themes: Clean air; Clean water; Climate change; Nature.  Maximum Grant $100,000 per project. Deadline:  November 1st, 2013.

British Columbia Food Protection Association (BCFPA) has recognized that it takes a combination of hard work and educational funding for most students to achieve their goal of a post-secondary education. That’s why they’ve developed a scholarship fund to help encourage student funding and interest in food protection in BC.  Two scholarships are available in the amounts of $1500 and $1000.  Deadline:  November 30th, 2013.

Canada Council for the Arts has numerous funding streams.  Grants range from $500 to $100,000.  Deadlines coming up on November 1st include:

  • Aboriginal Peoples Dance Companies, Organizations, Groups and Collectives
  • Grants to Professional Musicians – Individuals
  • Project Grants to Media Arts Organizations, Groups and Collectives
  • Grants to Media Arts Organizations
  • Initiatives, Aboriginal Peoples Production Project Grants in Dance
  • Grants to Aboriginal Dance Professionals
  • Travel Grants to Professionals in the Visual Arts

Also, November 15th is an important deadline for the following Canada Council grants:

  • Inter-Arts Office: Touring Grants to Artists and Organizations
  • Elder and Youth Legacy Program
  • Music: Travel Grants
  • Support Services to the Dance Milieu: Multi-year and Annual Grants
  • Aboriginal Peoples Collaborative Exchange: National and International Project Grants
  • Inter-Arts Office: Project Grants to Organizations

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