Environment: Resources & Stories

Find out more about initiatives taking place in partnership with the Catherine Donnelly Foundation, as well as stories of impact from recent Environment Initiatives grant partners.


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Environmental Parenting for the 21st Century

In August, For Our Kids launched a Canada-wide initiative to help parents and grandparents connect with  neighbours and organizations to mobilize against the climate emergency. The Catherine Donnelly Foundation is pleased to support their work. Read about their  three-step process to tackle the climate emergency: find some friends; take something on; and share your story.



 Seeking Environmental Justice in Sarnia

The Catherine Donnelly Foundation supports  Ecojustice with a five-year grant to fund efforts to enshrine the right to a healthy environment for every Canadian into the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Read the latest news on their work with Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley.


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Pull Together Campaign

Pull Together – a partnership of Sierra Club BC, RAVEN Trust, and Force of Nature—mobilized grassroots community support for the legal challenges brought forth by 4 First Nations, which are challenging the National Energy Board review and the Canadian federal government’s approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project. They have raised over $680,00 so far!