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Jack Leslie Youth Environmental Grant

Jack Leslie Youth Environment Grant

Get $1,000 of funding for your youth environmental project!

The Jack Leslie Youth Environmental Grant honours the positive impact former Mayor Jack Leslie had on the city and the environment, and is awarded to youth in Calgary who continue his efforts. Projects must include the following:

  • Be located in Calgary
  • Directly benefit the environment in Calgary
  • Be planned and implemented by youth

Apply today! Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on April 25, 2016.

The Jack Leslie Youth Environmental Grant is supported by the Jack Leslie family, The City of Calgary and Youth Central.

2015 Award Recipients:

  1. Sir Wilfrid Laurier: With their grant, students will restore an unused piece of land into a community garden, and harvest the plants and herbs grown to make salad dressings to be sold back to the community and fund their school garden program.
  2. Cristina Acevedo and Morgan Weatherbie: In partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Calgary and Alberta Parks, Cristina and Morgan will develop the Kids Nature Camp to give low-income elementary school children an opportunity to get away from the city and learn about nature and sustainable behaviours.