This new grant program is intended to enable Oakville residents to take climate action within their own communities and social networks. The ORCCA grant is designed to provide a fair and equitable opportunity to access funds to implement community-initiated actions that will help build the community’s resilience to our changing climate.

This grant will fund resident-led local initiatives that aim to reduce emissions, energy use, waste, dependance on automobiles or that increases climate knowledge, social capital, local food security, biodiversity and resilience to extreme weather events. 

This is funding program aims to support projects that:

  • Provide a user-friendly collaborative application and administration process to reduce barriers and provide opportunities 
  • Contributes to the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (climate mitigation); and/or, 
  • Enhances resiliency to climate change impacts (climate adaptation); and/or, 
  • Educates the community about climate change action.

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