General Funding

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone will use funds to expand their Counsellor in the Classroom program.

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Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE)

Funding will be for two different projects co-led by SHARE: (1) SHARE and Climate Engagement Canada will create an initiative to support the transition to net zero in the financial sector and (2) SHARE, Inspirit Foundation and Dragonfly Venturest will work on the Advancing Racial Equity In Investment Management Project to create and implement a framework to engage investment managers in hiring practices, investment processes and benchmarks that create accountability for racial justice outcomes.

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Climate Caucus

This interim grant will enable Climate Caucus — a largely volunteer group — to hire critical staff to manage its growth and development.

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Coalition for Action on Toxics

The Coalition for Action on Toxics will use funds from this grant to participate in the review process of the CEPA and PCPA legislations, as well as continue ongoing work on research and policy advocacy.

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Shift Action for Pension Wealth (MakeWay)

The Shift Action for Pension Wealth project will focus on creating a self-sustaining pension holder movement supporting action and accountability by pension funds on climate risk.

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Canada’s Climate Law Initiative (CCLI), University of British Columbia

The CCLI educates corporate boards on responsible governance in the era of climate change, with a focus on fiduciary responsibility and climate risk disclosure. A grant from the Foundation will support their Knowledge Mobilization and Policy Hub.

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Institute for Sustainable Finance (ISF), Queen’s University

The ISF offers sustainable finance education programs, research and support for collaboration among governments. This grant will support ISF’s Capital Mobilization Plan and Climate Finance Data Analytics Lab.

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West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation (WCEL)

WCEL’s Climate Law In Our Hands initiative will continue to work with community partners across BC to press local governments to ensure that global fossil fuel companies share local climate costs, and introduce the approach to Ontario. This grant will also enable WCEL to deliver a toolkit to Indigenous communities to help them estimate the costs of climate change.

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Climate Action Network Canada, Réseau Action Climate Canada (CAN-Rac)

With this funding CAN-Rac, a national network of over 100 organizations, will advance the Supporting a Just Transition for all Canadians project, which involves just transition planning across strategic economic and societal sectors.

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Indigenous Climate Action Network (ICA)

The Indigenous Climate Action Network will use this grant to deliver climate action training to Indigenous communities and hire a youth engagement coordinator.

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