City grants available to non-profit groups for environmental projects

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February 16, 2024
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The City of Ottawa is now accepting applications for the 2024 Community Environmental Projects Grant Program (CEPGP).

CEPGP provides funding to non-profit organizations interested in undertaking small-scale, community-based initiatives that support an environmentally sustainable Ottawa.

Volunteers plant trees and shrubs in a public park on a summer day
Volunteers from LotsToForest, a grant recipient in 2022, plant native trees and shrubs at Alta Vista Public School. Photo credit: LotsToForest

Past funds have been awarded to a wide range of projects including:

  • Community workshops
  • Education campaigns
  • Environmental rehabilitation
  • Greening initiatives, such as planting native species
  • School projects, such as pollinator gardens

The application deadline is Friday, April 5 at 4 pm

Successful CEPGP grant recipients must complete their projects by June 30, 2025. For details on eligibility criteria, the application process, profiles of past projects, and to complete an application form, please visit  

For more information on CEPGP, please contact Tara Redpath, CEPGP Coordinator, at 613-580-2424 x 16822 or at

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