Check back regularly for updated grant and funding possibilities available to Manitoba educators.
All Grants shown below are available to Canadian schools, application processes vary. Most grants have date restrictions, please check dates for each website.
Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund 2019-2020 Application deadline May 31/2019
The Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund provides targeted funding to ensure that students have access to state of the art equipment to learn the high-demand skills they need to get good jobs in Manitoba's growing economy. The Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund provides $1,500,000.00 to improve technical vocational and industrial arts programs in Grades 7-12. This support is intended to ensure that programming is relevant to current and future labour market needs. This fund will focus on preparing students to take advantage of employment opportunities in Manitoba’s growing economy and to continue the development of Manitoba’s skilled workforce. The fund will further support the need for advanced equipment pertaining to “Green Jobs” in Manitoba. Particular emphasis will be placed on supporting high school level programs to become accredited with Apprenticeship Manitoba.
At Best Buy, we believe that access to technology is a key component to building a student’s confidence and creativity - qualities that open doors to future possibilities. Having the latest in computers and digital devices helps keep students motivated and allows them to stay competitive as they move towards post-secondary education. The Best Buy School Tech Grants program exists to equip Canadian students with the right technology to keep them inspired, motivated and empowered as they learn and grow.
The future will be inspired by today’s students, who are proficient in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects. Samsung is dedicated to helping people discover a world of possibilities and we are committed to helping raise student interest in STEM subjects across Canada through innovative programs with our partners that contribute to building a better tomorrow.
While Imperial provides the essentials needed to help fuel our global economy, our role as a leading energy producer begins in the Canadian communities where we live and work. Our investments in community-driven organizations and initiatives represent a shared commitment to improving the quality of life in the areas where we operate.
Shell provides funding for community projects and initiatives that are located near our facilities and exploration interests throughout Canada. By investing in the themes below, we work to address concerns and positively impact the community.
Manitoba Grants for Education for Sustainable Development
Grant applications will be open again late 2019/early 2020
Kindergarten to Grade 12 provincially funded schools in Manitoba are eligible to apply. Applications from urban, rural and northern public schools are encouraged. Projects will be selected and up to $2000 will be awarded to the school. The implementation must be completed by the 2019-2020 school year Please note:
Only one application per school.
Dishwashers, dishes, water bottle filling stations, iPads, Chromebooks and tree planting projects are not eligible. Schools wishing to pursue tree planting projects should submit an application to the Manitoba Hydro-Forest Enhancement Program. For information visit the Manitoba Hydro website.
Schools who received the ESD grant in 2017 or 2018 are not eligible to apply for 2019.
Grant will not support wages, honoraria, or salary.
Projects that involve gardening must address summer maintenance.
Applications from registered charities, school programs or community organizations are invited for funding of projects consistent with the Foundation’s objective to provide support for initiatives that benefit children. Applications from registered charities, school programs or community organizations are invited annually for funding of projects consistent with the Foundation’s objective to provide support for initiatives that benefit children. https://www.canadapost.ca/web/en/pages/aboutus/communityfoundation/criteria.page
Assinaboine Credit Union Community Grants
Application deadline October 21/ 2019
Do you work in the areas of community inclusion, environmental sustainability, or community enterprise development? Would you like help in making your organization more sustainable? You've come to the right place! Our Sustainable Organization Grants were designed specifically to help you achieve your goals. Anyone who's managed a non-profit knows that the work can be very satisfying, but also frustrating. Does this sound familiar?
Are you interested in going wild with WWF-Canada on your campus? Do you want to build a sustainability team and help nature thrive at your school? The application period for 2018-2019 school year projects has ended. Recipients will be contacted in December. Stay tuned to fall 2019 for your chance to bring your idea to life with a Go Wild School Grant of up to $500. If you are awarded a grant, you will have the opportunity to plan, build and execute your project plan, expand your networks by collaborating with different campus stakeholders and be recognized on our national website. https://campus.wwf.ca/event/go-wild-school-grants/
Greenest School in Canada
Applications and Video submissions due June 2019
Demonstrate how you're educating students about sustainability. Schools that offer any grade from kindergarten to grade 12 in Canada are eligible to participate in the Greenest School in Canada competition, and will be judged on criteria including: efficient use of resources and reduced environmental impact; enhanced health and learning among students, teachers and staff; and emphasis on sustainability and resource-conservation education.
Applications accepted year round We aim to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water while simultaneously combating the negative impacts of climate change. Where possible, we work with partners to leverage technology to solve these pressing environment challenges.
The RBC Youth Mental Well-being Project is our commitment to support programs that help youth and families access the right care at the right time. We support initiatives that help emerging artists by bridging the gap from academic to professional career.