Amount:

$ 2,000.00

Type of Program:

Program


Description:

The EDGE Social Impact Catalyst powered by RBC Future Launch seeks changemakers aged 15-29 whose project or ventures tackle climate change and environmental sustainability. This program supports youth entrepreneurs with mentorship, expertise and funding as they develop solutions to community challenges.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a $2,000 honorarium.


When It Ends:

Closed for 2021

Deadline:

Next deadlines to be announced

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be aspiring youth entrepreneurs or changemakers in Peel and Halton region;
  • have an idea, project or venture that seeks to tackle climate change and environmental sustainability;
  • want to tackle climate change and environmental sustainability. Ventures may focus on: 
  • Climate change;
  • Environmental sustainability;
  • Fast fashion;
  • Plastic waste;
  • Environmental racism;
  • Environmental defense;
  • Climate justice;
  • Indigenous climate leadership;
  • Recycling, reuse, upcycling;
  • Renewable energy;
  • Green technologies and infrastructure;
  • Water resources (preservation and redistribution justice);
  • Forest protection and management;
  • BIPOC communities impacted by climate change. 

Applications Steps:

1

Applicants must submit their application online.

Other Things to Note:

At Geography I have noted in brackets from the 20 cities list the ones that are in Peel and Halton region. There are also other cities, towns there but they are not on our list.

About the author 

Maurice

Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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