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possible funding sources

A former member
Post #: 15
There should be no reason to eat through our reserve money when there are so many grants available to be access with minimal efforts.

Alberta Ecotrust YES Grant:
http://www.albertaeco...­
Note: only available to youth 16-25

Alberta Ecotrust Community Grant
http://www.albertaeco...­

Calgary Foundation, Stepping Stones grant:
http://www.thecalgary...­

Arusha Centre TakeAction Grant:
http://arusha.org/new...­

NOTE: CDN funds received matched with Calgary Dollars, for a total around $2,000

MEC Urban Sustainability Grant:
http://www.mec.ca/Mai...­

MEC Grassroot Product Grant:
http://www.mec.ca/Mai...­

Jack Leslie Youth Environment Grant (CYFC's Youth Foundation)
http://www.cyfc.ca/in...­
Mar. 3, 2008

U of C Students' Union Committee of 10,000
e-mail 10000@su.ucalgary.ca for a form; Mar. 21, 2008

U of C Alumni Association
contact the Alumni Association for more information

Evergreen - naturalization or community restoration project grants
http://www.evergreen....­

Recycling Council of Alberta, Mission: Sustainable (deadline Nov. 30th)
http://www.missionsus...­

ISEEE education grant
http://www.iseee.ca/e...­

TD Friends of the Environment
http://www.td.com/fef...­

And this is on top of the fact that we could quite easily get some items from Canadian Tire & Home Depot donated or well-discounted with a well-written letter and follow-up Thank You card.

I am sure there is more opportunities out there. If I find them I will let you know.

Shell
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