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Go Wild School Grants

Hundreds of thousands of students and educators are making a difference for wildlife and nature!

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Go Wild Grants

From coast to coast to coast, Canada is bursting with natural riches, diverse species and varied ecosystems that sustain us and provide benefits essential for a healthy life. Schools play an important role in connecting students with nature and empowering them to make a difference for wildlife in their communities through educational, hands-on projects. Since 2015, Canadian primary schools have been going wild with WWF-Canada, leading projects that help build a future where people and nature thrive.

Interested in Going Wild with WWF-Canada?

Every fall, WWF-Canada invites students and educators to share their best ideas that will help nature thrive. You will have the opportunity to submit your proposal for a chance to receive a grant to kick-start your project in your school community.

Go Wild Grants are designed to help students and educators protect and restore habitat on school grounds, for the benefit of wildlife and people. Previous grantees have created native pollinator gardens and seed orchards, restored creeks and forests, monitored local wildlife, conducted biodiversity inventories, raised awareness about conservation issues, and more!

We prioritize ideas that help school communities to:

  • Learn and discover the local ecosystem, its history, biodiversity, how it works and what it needs
  • Take action for nature by creating, restoring or protecting habitat with native plants and trees
  • Connect with your communities to create lasting impact

Check out our 2023-2024 grantees and stay tuned for your next opportunity to Go Wild in September 2024. Sign up for our Living Planet @ School newsletter for updates on how you can Go Wild with WWF-Canada.

Key Dates

  • September 7, 2023
    Application period opens
  • October 23, 2023
    Application period closes
  • June 24, 2024
    Projects completed

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