Sustainability Grants

Sustainability Grants

The 2020 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.

2020.07.27Submit grant application by July 27, 2020.*

2020.08.17Applicants will be notified of their application status following Council endorsement after August 17, 2020.

2021.06Grant recipients have until June 2021 to complete their respective projects and provide a short report.

Questions? Connect with Vernon Sustainability at 250-550-3634, or

*Thank you for those that applied to the grants program. The application in-take is now closed. Applicants will be notified of their application status following Council endorsement.*


Example Projects


Application Results (to be announced after August 17, 2020)

Project Reporting (details to be provided directly to successful applicants)