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Announcing Recent Metcalf Environment Funding Commitments

We are pleased to announce the latest funding commitments from our Environment program. It is an honour for us to support this important work.


$450,000 over three years in partnership with Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn (MTI) and Nature Trust New Brunswick to help build the capacity of Keki’namuanen Msit Wen Wlo’tmnen Nmaqami’kminu Inc. (KMWWN), an Indigenous-led land trust.

$328,650 over three years to support a joint project enabling both Indigenous and non-Indigenous forest-dependent communities to take concrete steps toward land-based reconciliation and land back efforts in the Wabanaki forest.

$280,000 over two years to support First Nations in their development of capacity to engage on carbon conservation work in Ontario.

$75,000 over two years to support early-stage capacity building, research, and analysis regarding the feasibility of the Mary Hill Indigenous Protected Area.

$200,000 over two years to support the Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership, housed at the University of Guelph, to explore economic pathways for Indigenous-led conservation.

$250,000 over two years to support the development of an Omushkego Regional Conservation Strategy on Land Use and Climate Change.

$300,000 over three years to help expand The Narwhal’s coverage of Indigenous-led conservation.

$50,000 over two years for Organizing for Change, a MakeWay project, to continue shared strategy work on old growth forests and protected areas in BC.

$300,000 over three years to launch a national hub on conservation finance.

$138,368 over one year to assess the broad range of economic values of old growth forests in BC.

$68,400 over one year to support convening and research related to conservation strategies in Canada.

$150,000 over two years for terrestrial conservation work in Ontario.

$200,000 over two years for continued support of the Public Voice Fund.