Climate Action Awareness Fund – Request for Proposals

Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources


Academic Unit: Inquire within your unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 20th, December 2021

External Deadline: Thursday 6th, January 2022


The Climate Action and Awareness Fund (CAAF) has opened a Community-based climate action Request for Proposals (RFP) with available funds for projects in six Canadian provinces and territories – Yukon, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

The objective of this request for proposals is to support projects that will develop knowledge, tools and/or skills that engage communities in climate action. Community-based climate action projects should help to support Canada’s goals for climate action, such as net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

To be eligible for funding under this RFP, Lead Applicants must be one of the following:

  • not-for-profit non-governmental organization
  • university or academic institution
  • Indigenous organization

The deadline for submitting a proposal is 15:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on January 6, 2022.

Please visit the online application platform Grants & Contributions Enterprise Management System (GCEMS) for detailed information on eligibility, to access the Applicant Guide, and to apply for funding.  For instructions on how to create an account in order to apply for funding, please click here.

For all inquiries related to the Climate Action and Awareness Fund and this funding opportunity, please email:

Funding Sources

Government of Canada

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: November 26, 2021