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Edible Trees

*The submission period for this program is now closed*

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