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Go Wild School Grants

Apply for up to $500 to bring your project idea to life by November 16

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Go Wild School Grants

*In light of the rapidly evolving coronavirus outbreak, please practice social distancing and follow government guidelines for gatherings and activities. The health and safety of educators and students are our top priorities.*

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 bees, butterflies, bats, fish and other wildlife in their communities through educational, hands-on projects.

Since 2015, over 200 Canadian schools have gone wild, leading projects that help take care of nature so that it can continue taking care of us.

Interested in Going Wild with WWF?

Do you have an idea to help create and restore habitat at your school? Can you find ways to involve your students in helping nature to thrive? You’re invited to share your best ideas for getting your school community involved in helping to restore habitat. Whether it’s a group, classroom, or school-wide project, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for projects that will protect or restore nature, including activities related to creating, restoring, rehabilitating or recovering natural ecosystems and habitats in your school community.

Proposals must also:

  • Practice or monitor: Introducing new hands-on or digital practices that reflect the value of nature or development of new practices related to the impact of climate change.
  • Celebrate or educate: Include activities, campaigns, or  events that enhance the importance of healthy natural ecosystems while increasing student understanding of environmental issues and inspiring environmental leadership and action.

Submit your online application by 5 p.m. EST on November 16 (new extended deadline) for your chance to be selected for a grant up to $500 to kick-start your project!

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Key Dates

  • September 15, 2020
    Application period opens
  • November 16, 2020
    Application period closes
  • December 11, 2020
    Recipients notified
  • June 19, 2020
    Projects completed

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