Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Canon's Take Root Grant Program

Canon's Take Root Program presented by Evergreen

Canon and Evergreen have partnered to offer this national program that provides funding for stewardship and restoration activities across Canada.

Amount offered: $5,000 and a Canon PowerShot camera

Application deadline: May 25, 2012

Eligible Projects
To be eligible, projects must provide community members with opportunities including:
  • Planting native trees (at least 250)* 
  • At least one tree planting event in September 2012 
  • Stewardship activities, such as invasive-species removal, mulching and site maintenance 
  • Monitoring activities, such as plant survival rates and wildlife-species observation 
  • Public education, such as site tours and installing interpretive signage 
  • Community development projects involving diverse communities 
* For a list of native plants in your province, visit Evergreen’s native plant database. Applicants are also encouraged to consult local ecologists to determine appropriate native plant species for projects.

For further information about eligibility, please visit:  http://www.evergreen.ca/en/funding/grants/canon.sn

How to Apply 
Please review the Application Guide and our Proposal Writing Tips for essential information on completing your application.
2012 Application Guide (PDF, 512 kB)
2012 Application Form (Word Doc, 1,622 kB)

Fill out the application, attach all required materials, and send it in by mail or courier. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Applications must be received at the Evergreen office by May 25, 2012.

For further information about this opportunity, please visit: 

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