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In support of community environmental action, the Town of Caledon created a Community Green Fund in 2006 and a School Green Fund in 2012.   

Community Green Fund - 2018 Application Window NOW CLOSED

Thank you for your application. 2018 recipients will be contacted directly by staff. Application Window will re-open in the Spring of 2019.


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The Caledon Community Green Fund was established in 2006 to assist local, not-for-profit or volunteer groups in leveraging provincial, federal or other funds to carry out important environmental work.

To date, the Town has awarded more than 50 grants.

The successful recipients have relied on the Town grant to leverage more than $100,000 in federal, provincial and other relevant external funding.

Find out more about many of the Green Fund projects through the Town's Green Fund Showcase Report (3.77 mb, pdf) or watch our showcase video.

Application Guideline and FAQs

Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the Application Guideline and FAQs provided below. The Guide provides information on the following:

  • Who is eligible to apply
  • Information on different Funding Streams
  • Application and Project Requirements

Application Guidelines and FAQs (pdf) 


Funding Stream

Letter of Intent
Submission Deadline

Full Application
Submission Deadline

Project Funding
(max. request of $5000.00)

March 16, 2018

April 10, 2018

Fast track
(max. request of $1000.00)

April 10, 2018

For further assistance, watch our "How to" video below:

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In 2012, the Town of Caledon established a School Green Fund to provide all Public and Catholic schools in Caledon with funding to develop environmentally-focused programs or projects. 

For an overview of the the fund and project ideas please review the School Green Fund Information Package, which contains information about:

  • School Green Fund Overview
  • Past School Green Fund Projects
  • Project Ideas
  • Peel Waste Programs 
    *NEW: The Town is awarding a bonus point for applicants who incorporate an element of waste management into their projects, in support of the Town's Environmental Strategic Plans. For waste management project ideas, refer to pages 6-7 in the Package.

Information Package for Schools (pdf)


Showcase Video

The Green Fund has supported many projects over the years. Here are some highlights:

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For more information please contact the Town's Energy and Environment section by phone at 905.584.2272 or by email.

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