The 2017 - 2018 Sustainability Grants program encourages community participation in sustainable action while recognizing current and ongoing sustainability projects in Vernon.
- Small grants between $500 and $1000 are available as an incentive to accelerate sustainability projects. Total annual grant funding of $3,000 (3-6 projects).
- Projects should support, help achieve, or improve sustainability goals including: Ecosystem & Ecological Conservation, Energy Conservation & Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction, Local Food & Agriculture, Water Quality Protection & Conservation, Stewardship and Sustainability.
Review program guidelines below.
Submit grant application by November 14, 2017.
Applicants will be notified of their application status following Council endorsement after December 11, 2017.
Grant recipients have until September 9, 2018 to complete their respective projects and provide a short report.
Recognition and celebration of the sustainability initiatives and projects in October, 2018. Details to be determined.