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Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Grant Program

Application Forms Now AvailableAlberta Ecotrust FoundationAre you or do you know an engaged youth or group of youth that are keen to turn their ideas for environmental stewarship into action? Alberta youth ages 16 - 25 can now apply to Alberta Ecotrust for up to $5,000 of support for an environmental stewardship project in their community.The application deadline is December 10, 2007. Read more »

Otesha Project's cross-Canada cycling tour stops in Calgary

The Otesha Project is coming to Calgary!A dream born in Kenya has become a charitable organization of hopeful young people uniting as the Otesha Project. Otesha, which means "reason to dream" in Swahili, was created to mobilize youth to create local and global change through their daily consumer choices. We believe that there are alternatives to our culture of overconsumption, and that each one of us has opportunities to have positive impacts every single day. Read more »

Youth Animation Project Premiere Screening


Quickdraw Animation Society invites you to attendYouth Animation Project 2007Premiere ScreeningAn evening of 10 environmentally themed and animated short films followed by Q and A with the directorsFriday April 20th, 2007 7:00pmCost: FREE!Epcor Centre – Engineered Air Theatre205 8th Avenue SE, CalgaryRefreshments and Snacks ProvidedFor more info, please contact 585-0466 or youthanimationproject [at] yahoo [dot] ca Read more »

Youth Animation Project


The Quickdraw Animation Society's Youth Animation Project is a program for "community action through animation." At risk youth take part in a 12-week program, learning a variety of animation skills.AWA has been delighted to be involved with this project, working as a community partner to provide training on environmental issues in the province. Read more »

Youth Animation Project: Screening of Environmental Animations Created by Calgary Youth


Come celebrate the accomplishments of Calgary Youth in the First Ever Youth Animation Project Screening. Enjoy an evening of environmental animations created by local youth followed by a Q&A with the directors.Quickdraw Animation Society Presents!Youth Animation Project Premiere ScreeningScreening of Environmental Animations Created by Calgary YouthAn evening of short animations followed by a Q&A with the directors.Date: Friday December 15Time: 7PMCost: FREE. Refreshments and snacks provided.Where: EPCOR Centre Engineered Air Theatre, 205 8th Ave SE 1 block south of City Hall LRT Read more »

Consume This - Buying That Matters: A Guide for Youth

The Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention has just published a guide for youth empowering them to make simple everyday choices to protect the environment.

“Consume This – Buying That Matters” has been met with an overwhelming response. In the first 48 hours, over 1000 copies were downloaded from the website, over 5,000 in the first six days.

You can order your full colour EcoLogo certified print copy online at or by calling 1-800-667-9790.

We have had to put a small price tag on the booklet ($6 + tax and postage) to help us cover printing costs. However you can continue to access the online electronic version for free. Read more »

Posted November 27, 2006 by russ

Request for Funding Proposals: Community Climate Action Project for YOUth!

Youth Environmental Network (YEN)

YEN is now accepting funding proposals for Climate Action micro-grants! Read on to see if your project is an eligible recipient partner!

What: grants of max $2,500.00
When: Deadline for applications December 10th, 2006

This project is all about YOUth taking action on Climate Change! This is a National Micro-grants Project presented in Partnership between YEN and Heritage Canada to deliver micro-grants to Canadian youth implementing innovated solutions to Climate Change! If you are youth (16-25 years of age) or part of a youth-driven initiative interested in applying for funding from the Youth Environmental Network’s Youth-led Climate Action Project – Read on! Read more »

Posted November 16, 2006 by russ

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