Published on January 7, 2020

Environment Grants Awarded for 2019

Each year the City of St. Albert’s Environmental Initiatives Grant program encourages sustainability projects by funding projects that align with the City’s Environmental Master Plan. Anyone looking to help fund a project that supports environmental sustainability in St. Albert can apply and receive up to $5000 to bring their environmental idea to life.

In 2019, the program received 17 applications, with over $90,000 in requests. This is the most the City has received since 2008.

Who took home a grant this year? The Community Living Standing Committee recommended to City Council that a total of $33,200 be approved for the following grants:

  • Bertha Kennedy Elementary School
    • Outdoor Learning Space: $4,000.00
  • Joe M. Demko School 
    • Outdoor and Indoor Urban Farm: $2,000.00
  • Lacombe Park Garden and Connection Place
    • Educational Garden and Gathering Space at Grace Family Church: $5,190.00
  • Sister Alphonse Academy 
    • Edible learning garden: $2,000.00
  • St. Albert Tool Library
    • Assist with the purchase of tools so the society would not require second hand items: $3,850.00
  • Empower Me 
    • Implement education programing on energy and utility conservation to the under-served and under-represented residents in St. Albert: $5,000.00
  • Keenoshayo Elementary School 
    • Create a ‘Green Team’ environment club to pursue projects: $865.00
  • Outreach High School
    • Revitalize outdoor school space with garden boxes and native species: $1,650.00
  • Paul Kane High School 
    • Environmental Leadership will use the funds to develop and deliver presentations to elementary schools: $1,645.00
  • Ronald Harvey Elementary School 
    • Transform outdoor space into an outdoor classroom: $2,000.00
  • WILDNorth
    • Continue wildlife rehabilitation and rescue care programs in St. Albert: $5,000.00

      Sparrow Rescue

Learn more about the Environmental Initiatives Grant Program

 

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Last edited: January 24, 2020