Partner Grants

Welcome to our list of funding opportunities for your farm to school initiatives! These funding opportunities are from partners. If you are interested in Farm to School BC specific grants, please visit here.

Please note the following:

  • many of the grants listed have specific application dates which you will need to confirm on the funder’s website
  • to confirm if the funding opportunity is a good fit for your initiative we recommend you contact the funder directly
  • if you aren’t a registered charity, you may be able to partner with one to be eligible for funding
  • our list isn’t exhaustive, new funding opportunities emerge frequently, and funding opportunities will also change/terminate over time, so if you find a funding program that isn’t on our list, or that no longer provides funding to environmental education initiatives, please let us know at

Breakfast Club of Canada

Breakfast Club of Canada is issuing special grants for community organizations to help ensure children and families have access to food during the crisis.

BC Dairy Association Mini-Grants

Available to K-12 teachers who have taken one of their approved workshops. 

BC Hydro Grants

Available to schools with a CRA charitable number and a project focus that aligns with their 3 priorities: workforce of tomorrow, safety, and smart energy ideas

Canadian Tire Sponsorships

Available to non-profit organizations. Contact your local store for details. 

Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network

Members of the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) have access to a database of over 100 environmental education funding opportunities.

Co-op Community Spaces Funding

Registered charities & non-profit organizations in western Canada for recreation, environmental conservation, or urban agriculture projects that can be publicly accessed. 

Farm To Cafeteria Canada Grants

Available to Canadian K-12 schools. Funds must be used to start up or maintain a salad bar meal service. Grant value is up to $10,000 over 2 years.

Future Ground  Prize

This contest celebrates youth-led initiatives throughout British Columbia that are making positive impacts on the environment in local communities. Win up to $5,000.

Go Grants

GO Grants provide field trip grants for British Columbia K-12 classes and schools to help get students outdoors to learn about B.C.’s fish, wildlife, habitats and biodiversity. GO Grants cover transportation, project materials and or program fees to support student learning and connecting in nature.

Greater Vancouver Community Entity (CE) Lu’ma Native BCH Housing Society

Non-profits and educational institutions that are providing food services for children and youth are eligible to apply for funding.

Honda Foundation

Supports people and organizations that focus on the Foundation’s four pillars: Family, Environment, Engineering, and Education.

Metro Vancouver Agriculture Awareness Grants

Metro Vancouver supports agriculture awareness by providing funding grants to community organizations to educate the public about local food and agricultural production. Grants are open to non-profit organizations that meet the eligibility criteria.

President’s Choice School Nutrition Grants

Grants are available for schools and local non-profits to deliver nutritious meals, snacks, and food-based education programs. This grant may be used to cover the costs associated with the purchase of food and consumable supplies for daily school meal programs. This grant is intended to supplement the funding of existing programs, allowing for higher quality, more sustainable programming.

Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants

Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants provides grants of up to $500 for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents with each other. Projects must stay within guidelines for physical distancing. The program is distributed in eight regions across the province. Grant requests can be for up to $500 per project. If your project involves skill-sharing, you may pay out an honorarium of up to $350.

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Grant

The Foundation supports a wide range of environmental initiatives, with a primary focus on environmental education and green space programs. 

Vancouver Foundation: Community Response Fund

The Community Response Fund was created to rapidly deploy essential relief to charities that provide frontline services to those that are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and its economic consequences.