Get some green for your community dreams!

As we power change by changing power, we’re proud to empower the communities where we live and work to achieve their climate action goals. Our new Community Sustainability Fund (CSF) supports grassroots projects that enhance sustainability and benefit our communities. We’re proud to offer CSF grants for our communities across Canada and the United States in addition to our regular corporate giving, employee-matched giving and employee volunteer grants.

Community Sustainability Fund - Capital Power

Applications are now open for the 2024 Community Sustainability Fund. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2024.

Submit an application

Before you apply, make sure your project meets our guidelines.

Eligible projects must:

  • Be located in our operational or office communities
  • Benefit and be accessible to the whole community
  • Submit an online application
  • Submit a detailed budget

*Individual or personal initiatives (i.e., solar panels on your house) are not applicable for this grant.

Eligible projects include:

  • Renewable energy installations
  • Energy efficiency
  • Emission reductions
  • Sustainable food programs and farmer’s markets
  • Community gardens
  • Nature conservation
  • Tree planting
  • Water conservation
  • Renewable energy and emissions reduction education
  • Recycling programs
  • EV charging stations


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How can I speak to someone about the Fund or about my application?
    • Due to the volume of requests, we are unable to respond to information requests about the Fund or to the status of individual applications.
  • Can my organization submit multiple requests for different projects?
    • Multiple requests from an organization are welcome; a maximum of one grant will be awarded to an organization.
  • I have a project that fits with your Wellbeing or Equity & Opportunity impact areas. Can I apply for a Community Sustainability Fund Grant?
    • The CSF supports projects in the Climate Action Focus area. If you are seeking support in the areas of Wellbeing or Culture & Equity, please apply for regular funding.
  • When will I find out if my application was successful?
    • The application deadline is May 31, 2024. Successful applicants will be notified by August 31, 2024. Requests that are not able to be supported will be also notified by email by August 31, 2024.
  • My organization received a grant in 2023. Can I apply again in 2024?
    • Yes
  • My organization receives support from Capital Power for a different community program. Can we still apply for a CSF?
    •  Yes

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