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WWF Supports Local Conservation Efforts

From supporting projects to restore wildlife habitats, to contributing to scientific research and planting trees, WWF-Canada is helping reverse the decline of wildlife and fight climate change by offering grants to people and groups working on the ground for change.

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Nature and Climate Grant Program

Nature-based climate solutions use the unique powers of nature to both capture and store carbon, which helps mitigate climate change, and safeguard species. WWF-Canada’s Nature and Climate Grant Program, presented in partnership with Aviva Canada, helps communities and Indigenous organizations restore degraded lands and shorelines in order to improve habitats and capture carbon.

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Arctic Species Conservation Fund

Beluga whales, bowhead whales, narwhals, barren-ground caribou, polar bears and walruses are among Arctic wildlife to benefit from high-quality research and stewardship through the WWF-Canada Arctic Species Conservation Fund.

Universities, independent researchers, community organizations, consulting firms, government and non-governmental organizations are eligible for funding.

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Go Wild School Grants

This fall, students and educators were invited to share their best ideas to help nature thrive at school and on campus. From creative proposals that plant and protect, count or train with citizen science, conduct research and development, and celebrate and educate, it’s clear that when nature calls, our schools answer. Check out the 56 projects from schools across Canada that are going wild with a WWF-Canada Go Wild School Grant, helping nature thrive where they live and learn.

Do you have an idea to help restore or create habitat? Are you interested in leading a project that gets your school community more involved in environmental action? Your next chance to apply for funding to kick-start your school project is September 2022.

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Living Planet Tech Challenge

Technology is transforming conservation. Through the Living Planet Tech Challenge, we’re seeking bold and transformative ideas to solve the planet’s greatest conservation challenges. Submit your idea today to apply for grant funding to bring your project to life.

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