EcoAction Community Funding Program

People holding hands in fieldSince 1995, Environment and Climate Change Canada's EcoAction Community Funding Program has provided financial support to community-based, non-profit organizations for projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment.

The Program encourages action focused projects that will protect, rehabilitate or enhance the natural environment, and build the capacity of communities to sustain these activities into the future.

Attention Applicants in Atlantic Canada and Quebec:

Please contact your Regional Office to Ensure Your Application Has Been Received

Due to unforeseen technical issues with the Atlantic and Quebec regional mailbox (, applications sent to this address prior to December 13 may not have been received. 

Applicants in Atlantic Canada and Quebec are asked to contact their regional EcoAction office to confirm receipt of their initial proposal before resubmitting:

Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island: Please call 902-426-8521 or 1-800-663-5755 (toll-free)

Quebec: Please call 418-648-3444 or 1-800-663-5755 (toll-free)

Only applications confirmed not received need to be resubmitted. All resubmitted applications should be sent to: Please do not send applications to

Only applications sent to the Atlantic and Quebec mailbox were impacted. Applications sent to the Ontario Region ( or West and North Region ( were received.

EcoAction Community Funding Program Call for Proposals Deadline Extended to December 23, 2016

In order to ensure successful receipt of all funding proposals, the national EcoAction application deadline has been extended to 11:59 pm(PST), December 23, 2016.

New and resubmitted applications from organizations in Atlantic Canada and Quebec should be sent to

Applicants in all other regions please continue to use your Regional Office’s mailbox.

Project Funding

In keeping with Environment and Climate Change Canada's national environmental priorities, the Program supports projects that address the following four themes:

Clean air: to reduce emissions that contribute to air pollutants

Clean water: to divert and reduce substances that negatively affect water quality or to focus on water conservation and efficiency

Climate change: to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change or to deal with the impacts of climate change

Nature: to reduce biodiversity loss, protect wildlife and plants, and protect and improve the habitat where they live

Additional Program Information and Downloadable Documents

Important information about the EcoAction Community Funding Program and downloadable documents are available to potential applicants and successful recipients.



Button - EcoAction - Map of Funded Projects

To access downloadable versions of the map data, please visit the Open Data Portal.

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