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Climate Action Events Program

Program Category: Climate Adaptation, Climate Mitigation
Program Sub-Category: Renewable Energy, Food Security, Environmental Stewardship, Emergency Mitigation / Preparedness / Planning
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Status: Closed

Funder

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS)

Deadline Details

The last intake closed on December 4, 2023.

Funder Organization Type

  • Other

The Climate Action Events program supports events that share knowledge and ways of knowing, build skills and foster meaningful conversation to advance climate action within BC. The program offers $2,000 to $5,000 for eligible events.
 
 
PICS will prioritize funding for events that:
  • provide direct value or benefit to communities. (Communities can include groups living in common areas and/or groups with common interests); and
  • include and/or explore the connections between mitigation and adaptation and are rooted in principles of climate justice and reconciliation (see website for resources related to these concepts).
PICS is particularly interested in supporting events which advance climate action on the following topic areas:
  • Energy transition;
  • Net negative carbon drawdown and negative emissions technologies;
  • Ecosystem health;
  • Sustainable food systems and food security;
  • Indigenous knowledges and reconciliation;
  • Climate resilient communities;
  • Resilient livelihoods and just transition;
  • Post-wildfire resilience;
  • Water stewardship; and
  • Human health and wellbeing. 
 
PICS aims to fund a maximum of five projects per intake. 

Eligible Community

The program accepts applications from: 
  • Organizations and groups, including student groups, at post-secondary or other educational institutions;  
  • Indigenous organizations; and 
  • community-based and non-governmental organizations actively working on climate change. 

Other Eligible Applicants

Indigenous Organizations

The program accepts applications from: 
  • Organizations and groups, including student groups, at post-secondary or other educational institutions;  
  • Indigenous organizations; and 
  • community-based and non-governmental organizations actively working on climate change. 

Range of Funding Available per Project

  • Under $100 000

Description of Funding

The program offers $2,000 to $5,000 for eligible events.

Eligible Costs

Funded events can be conferences, webinars, workshops, panel discussions and other event activities linked to climate action. Events may be hosted in-person or online.

Expected Timeframe for Funding Decision

1 month

PICS is committed to providing funding decisions by Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023 (for the Oct. 3 intake) and Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023 (for the Dec. 4 intake). You will receive your decision via email.