Environmental improvement grants


Being environmentally responsible takes commitment, creativity and, at times, money.

Our community environmental improvement grant (CEIG) program helps to offset the costs many local groups incur in the name of building a cleaner, more environmentally sustainable city.

The goals of our program include:

  • Increasing awareness among residents of how they view and treat our local air, water and land resources, and encouraging them to help improve the quality of those resources;
  • Encouraging environmental stewardship;
  • Promoting and initiating community-based environmental projects; and
  • Supporting environmental research.

Applying for a grant

Before you apply for a community environmental improvement grant, we encourage you to read our grant purpose, policy and guidelines, and contact us to discuss your application.

Doing so will help ensure your application:

  • Follows our grant policy and guidelines.
  • Meets one or more strategic objectives included in our city's Strategic Plan for the Environment.
  • Presents your proposal in a brief, accurate and creative manner.

CEIG applications will be accepted until Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The application form can be e-mail, mailed or hand-delivered to the 6th Floor at Kitchener City Hall (200 King St. W., Kitchener ON, N2G 4G7).

Information on previous grant recipients can be viewed in our Story Maps:

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