An invitation to submit a full project proposal has been extended to 46 applicants

November 13, 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 […]

Does your innovative environmental project need a kickstart?

July 17, 2013

Apply for the second round of North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action grants! Across North America, countless active community groups are tackling environmental challenges close to home. The Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) encourages these local hands-on organizations to apply for a new $1.2 million grant program launched on 11 July 2013, at […]

North America’s communities, environment focus of New Orleans Council session

May 7, 2012

Public forum and dialog with environment ministers on improving environmental health of communities and ecosystems—join the discussion July 10–11 Montreal, 7 May 2012—New Orleans, home to jazz and Mardi Gras but also the locale of major environmental disasters Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, will host this year’s Council meeting of the Commission for Environmental […]

Canada, Mexico and the United States Announce Grants to Address North American Environmental Challenges

February 16, 2012

Montreal, 16 February 2012—The Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), composed of the ministers of environment of the three countries, today awarded more than $1.3 million in grants under the CEC’s North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA) program. The grants will support communities in their efforts to address environmental problems at […]

An invitation to submit a full project proposal has been extended to 51 applicants

October 18, 2011

Following evaluation of some 500 preliminary applications for 2011-2012 North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA) grants, an invitation to submit a full project proposal has been extended to 51 applicants. All selected applicants have now been contacted directly. A selection committee will review the full proposals and successful project proposals will be announced […]

Community groups respond enthusiastically to new CEC grant program with innovative proposals

September 16, 2011

CEC receives more than 500 proposals to address local environmental challenges across North America as part of its new grant program Montreal, 16 September 2011—Community groups and environmental organizations across North America have responded in large numbers to the call-for-proposals for projects to be funded by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s new grant program, the […]

We’ll give you 1.4 million reasons to improve the environment in North America

August 10, 2011

Do you have an idea for an innovative environmental project? Do you know someone who already has an environmental project and requires funding to keep it going? Then this message is for you. Montreal, 10 August 2011—The Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has established a new grant program, the “North American Partnership […]

Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Ministerial Statement

June 22, 2011

Eighteenth Regular Session of the CEC Council Montreal, Canada, 22 June 2011—Today, we, the environment ministers of Canada, Mexico and the United States, are proud to present a comprehensive set of initiatives designed to conserve, protect and enhance the North American environment through the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Working through the unique partnership of […]