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Big Canadian bank offers grants for water projects

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In a philanthropic program to foster water stewardship, RBC, one of Canada's largest banks, has announced a pr...

In a philanthropic program to foster water stewardship, RBC, one of Canada’s largest banks, has announced a program of annual grants of between $25,000 to $500,000. The Leadership Grants will go to organizations and projects in countries where the bank does business.

Programs or projects are eligible for Leadership Grants if they:

– increase the number of protected and restored areas in watersheds

– increase the number of people who have access to clean, safe drinking water in aboriginal and indigenous communities.

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– help more people understand the sources, uses of, and threats to fresh water in their communities;

There are also Community Action Grants of $1,000 to $5,000 for those providing educational support programs to increase awareness about watershed protection.

See www.rbc.com/bluewater

 

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