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Greenbelt Foundation 2022 Fall Grant

Opportunity Name2022 Fall Grant
AgencyGreenbelt Foundation
ValueNot stated (If you have specific questions regarding the amount of your request, please feel free to contact the agency at
Indirect CostsEligible at 10%
DurationNot stated (Multi-year projects are considered for compelling and appropriate proposals and are dependent on availability of funds.)

Letter of Intent (LOI)

LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review09-14-2022
LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review09-19-2022, by 9:00AM
LOI due at agency 09-21-2022, by 5:00PM

Full proposal (by invitation only)

Application due to FSc RO at for full review10-06-2022
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review10-14-2022
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review10-19-2022, by 9:00AM
Application due at agency 10-21-2022

Main objectives are to:

  • protect, maintain and enhance: Greenbelt systems, natural features and biodiversity and unique values and features of the Protected Countryside, Niagara Escarpment, Oak Ridges Moraine, Urban River Valleys; 
  • foster and promote a sustainable Greenbelt: recreation and tourism, agriculture and agricultural products; rural economy; and cost-effective climate change resilience solutions that leverage Greenbelt natural systems; 
  • improve understanding and awareness of: Greenbelt benefits including economic; effectiveness of the Greenbelt Plan; and approaches to achieving the vision and goals of the Greenbelt; and 
  • engage and collaborate with First Nations, Indigenous communities, major stakeholders and community organizations. 

For the Fall 2022 round, applications will be accepted to the following streams: 

  • The Prosperous Greenbelt supports sustainable agricultural and rural vitality in the Greenbelt. 
  • The Resilient Greenbelt works with nature to increase regional resilience and the public benefits provided by the Greenbelt. 


Charities and incorporated not for profit organizations are eligible to apply. However, the Foundation does not fund individuals.

How to Apply

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the Foundation staff at and at 416-960-0001 ext. 310 or 341 to discuss your proposal prior to submitting an LOI. 

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact your FSc Research Officer

Stefanie Bernaudo
Research Officer
(Biology, Physics & Astronomy, Science & Technology Studies)

Phoebe Tsz-Wai Chan
Research Officer
(Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics)