WWF-Canada: Accepting Applications for Go Wild Community Grants

Deadline: 29 October 2018

World Wildlife Fund-Canada is accepting applications for Go Wild Community Grants which are designed to connect Canadians with nature where they live, and build on that connection to create enduring change locally so that nature across Canada can thrive now and into the future.

WWF-Canada and TELUS are proud to support groups and individuals working to restore habitat, monitor species at risk, protect biodiversity and generate solutions to the conservation challenges facing their communities and, ultimately, the planet.

WWF-Canada is looking for the best ideas on how to connect people to nature in their community. Go Wild Community Grants support action-oriented projects and invite applicants to be as creative as they wish. Every community is different, so WWF want to hear what applicants think are the best ways to make this happen where they live.


WWF-Canada is looking for ideas that:

  • Protect or restore: Activities directly related to restoring, rehabilitating or recovering natural ecosystems, rooted in and designed using best conservation practices and principles.
  • Practice or monitor: Activities directly related to introducing new practices that reflect the value of nature in the community.
  • Celebrate or educate: Activities that advance the importance of healthy natural ecosystems as fundamental to a healthy community.

Funding Information

WWF-Canada, together with TELUS, will award:

  • Up to 25 grants at $1,000
  • Up to 10 grants at $3,000
  • Up to five grants at $5,000
  • Up to three grants at $7,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible applicants:
    • Individuals who are the age of majority in their province/territory of residence
    • Volunteer-based community organizations or teams
    • Registered charities
    • Not-for-profit organizations
    • Elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools.
  • Ideas that qualify for granting must:
    • Take place in Canada.
    • Be implemented during the time period of January 1, 2019 to June 28, 2019.
    • Not be associated with a for-profit entity.
  • By accepting a Go Wild Community Grant from WWF-Canada, applicants are agreeing to:
    • Enter into a legally binding Grant Agreement with WWF-Canada.
    • Implement their idea and plan based on best practices.
    • Share stories, information, photographs and videos from their project with WWF-Canada and allow WWF-Canada to profile and promote their project where relevant.
    • Report back to WWF-Canada on the project, including financial reporting via a final project report.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Canada

For more information, please visit Go Wild Community Grants.

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