Edible Trees

Deadline for Submission: February 24, 2017

Clean the air, beautify your neighbourhood, and bring fresh fruits or nuts to your community all at the same time through our Edible Trees program. Grants up to $4,000 and other resources are available for community-based projects that provide residents with access to fresh fruit and nut trees and shrubs while making a positive difference to the Canadian environment including:

  • Food security for local communities and food banks
  • Providing shade
  • Absorbing and deflecting solar radiation
  • Improving air quality
  • Absorbing and filtering water
  • Creating habitat for wildlife

Important Dates

Launch: November 23, 2016

Deadline for applications: February 24, 2017

Winners announced: April 4, 2017

Final reports due: October 27, 2017