GRANT FOCUS: Community, Community Development, Safety, Environment, Environmental Education
Amount: Up to $125,000
Deadline: Sept. 6, 2019
“The CEC is calling for initiatives that focus on enhancing the capacity of communities to prepare, respond and adapt to extreme events,such as drought, floods, wildfires and extreme temperatures, and advance community-level actions that have the opportunity to contribute to, or benefit from, the CEC’s work on preparedness and resilience to extreme events.
The NAPECA grant process will support projects that:
- Focus on enhancing your community’s ability to prepare, respond and adapt to extreme events. The community work may be able to benefit from CEC’s work on extreme events or contribute community expertise and best practices in preparedness, response and resilience to enhance the CEC work on this topic across North America;
- Include a complete implementation plan that identifies actors, actions, beneficiaries , goals, measurable objectives and results;
- Achieve tangible and measurable positive environmental results whether such results benefit species, ecosystems, sustainable development or community preparedness/resilience. Results must occur within the timeframe of NAPECA support;
- May be replicable and/or scalable in other communities or regions;
- Create formal or informal partnerships or collaborations among relevant stakeholders, such as the different levels of government , local or indigenous communities, academia, non-governmental organizations, and private sector within the North American region
- Leverage other resources to achieve greater impact, replicability and sustainability of the project and its results; and
- Are presented on time and through the established process.
Funder: The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)
Eligibility: “Eligible applicants are any entity which is incorporated as a non-profit organization in Canada, Mexico or the United States. Examples of eligible applicants include nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), environmental groups, community based associations, academic institutions, tribal nations, and indigenous peoples and communities. Applicants must be located in Canada, Mexico, or the United States.”