Montreal, 13 November 2013 — Following evaluation of some 500 preliminary applications for 2013–2015 North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA) grants, an invitation to submit a full project proposal has been extended to 46 applicants.
All selected applicants have now been contacted directly.
A selection committee will review the full proposals and successful project proposals will be announced in January 2014. Projects will begin in March 2014.
We thank everyone for their interest in this program. Many excellent proposals were submitted to the CEC. Please watch this site for announcement of the 2015 submissions process.
|Preliminary proposals due||10 September 2013 (Closed)|
|Full proposals invited||12 November 2013|
|Full proposals due||3 December 2013 (5:00 p.m. EST)|
|Grants announced||27 January 2014|
|Projects begin||1 March 2014|
This work at the community level will play an integral part in achieving CEC priorities to support healthy communities and ecosystems, encourage activities that address climate change through the transition to a low carbon economy, and advance innovative projects that could assist in greening the economies of the three countries.
North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA)
For more information or assistance, please contact us at:
Tel: (514) 350-4347 (Montreal)
Fax: (514) 350-4314 (Montreal)
Tel: (52) (55) 5659-5023 (Mexico City)
Who should apply?
The NAPECA program seeks to support efforts at the grassroots level. The objective is to empower and build the capacity of local peoples and organizations to improve their health and environmental quality.
Eligible applicants include nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), environmental groups, community-based associations, academic institutions, Tribal nations, and indigenous peoples and communities. Grantees must be located in Canada, Mexico or the United States.
NAPECA will not support businesses, private individuals, municipal, provincial/state, territorial and federal governments. However, proposals from qualified organizations partnering with the private sector or local government are eligible.
Additionally, NAPECA will not support potential applicants who are currently receiving or applying for funding from Environment Canada for their proposed projects.
|1. Barren-ground and Woodland Caribou, Athabaskan Peoples and Climate Change: Planning for the Future||04/05/2013|
|2. Facilitating Action to Address Climate Change Adaptation Needs in Indigenous North America||04/09/2013|
|3. Depave Paradise||04/09/2013|
|4. Grassland Stewardship Conservation Programming on Natural Grasslands used for Livestock Production||04/09/2013|
|5. Health, Education, Natural Resources and Social Organization: "SERO" Risks for Indigenous Communities in Regions at Risk Due to Conflicts||04/09/2013|
|6. Monitoring Programs for Eliminating Mercury in Hospitals in the Mexican State of Sonora||04/09/2013|
|7. Building A Sustainable Coastal Community on Magdalena Island||04/09/2013|
|8. Treatment and Recycling of Grey Water to be Re-used in Family Vegetable Gardens||04/09/2013|
|9. Community-based monitoring of contaminants in the Gulf of California||04/09/2013|
|10. Biocultural and Environmental Education and Training as a strategy for adaptation to climate change in response to limited water resources in communities||04/09/2013|
|11. Protecting the Environment and Health in Indigenous Communities in the Huasteca Region by using Ecological Stoves||04/10/2013|
|12. Pilot Project for Using Solar Ovens in Rural Communities in the Mexican States of Sinaloa and Sonora||04/10/2013|
|13. Developing Legal Tools for Climate Change Adaptation with Ejido Communities in the Lacandon Tropical Rainforest||04/10/2013|
|14. Carbon Market Links Between California and Mexico – La Sierra Cojolita Model REDD Project in Chiapas||04/10/2013|
|15. Kerber Creek Restoration Project||04/10/2013|
|16. Converting Municipal Solid Waste to Biochar in North America||04/10/2013|
|17. Residents for Air Neutralization||04/10/2013|
|18. Dolores River Restoration Partnership (DRRP), A Collaborative, Community-based Approach to Watershed Restoration||04/10/2013|
|19. A Network to Identify, Enhance and Transfer Adaptive Capacity between North American Indigenous Communities||04/10/2013|