INVESTING IN BC CONSERVATION SINCE 1981

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation provides grants for hands-on learning about BC’s biodiversity through our HCTF Education program. These include GO Grants and LEAP Grants

GO (Get Outdoors) Grants

Eligibility: K-12 classes or schools that want to provide meaningful outdoor experiences for students that support inquiry and field investigation skill development.

Type of Activities Funded: Bus transportation, outdoor project materials and field trip leader or program fees. Find out more about field trip eligibility requirements on our education program’s website, hctfeducation.ca

Application Deadlines 2019: February 15th and Sept 1st 2019, 4:30 PM PST.


LEAP (Leadership Environmental Action Projects) Grants

Project-based grants of up to $5000 for BC high schools, specifically, science courses or courses with a focus on environmental learning or career course focused on providing students with opportunities in environmental/conservation sciences.

Type of Activities Funded: Grants can be used for transportation costs, field equipment, field leaders (training or mentoring), teacher-on-call costs, training sessions or workshops for teachers and students in science protocols and practices. Find out more about field trip eligibility requirements on our education program’s website, hctfeducation.ca

Application Deadline 2019: June 15th, 2019, 4:30 PM PST.


For more information about the different grants and resources available to BC educators, please visit www.hctfeducation.ca

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