Youth Engagement Funding Initiative

The Youth Engagement Funding Initiative (YEFI) is a funding opportunity offered by the Climate Change Education Centre that supports youth-based projects relating to climate change.  Providing up to $1000 in support to youth of Newfoundland and Labrador, monies may be used to enhance existing initiatives, or may be applied to the development of a new project.

Applications are now closed for 2020-2021.

Project Examples

Past projects have included environmental awareness campaigns, such as recycling and composting education, and climate action projects, such as the development of hydroponic gardens, beekeeping, and more.

Read 2020-2021 YEFI Project Descriptions here.


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Enter for a chance to recieve $300 for a Climate Action Project!
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After you listen to the Teaching Climate Change podcast series, complete this survey for a chance to receive a $300 grant towards a youth-led climate action project! Classes, youth groups, and organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador are all eligible to participate. * Recipients of the grant will be determined through a draw of interested survey respondents. Deadline to complete the survey: January 24, 2022. 

About Us

Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador (CCNL) provides climate change education programming to classrooms and youth serving organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador; funding for youth-led climate action projects; and professional learning resources on climate change. Our goal is to foster awareness of climate change science, impacts and solutions in communities across Newfoundland and Labrador.

CCNL's climate education programming is supported by Environment and Climate Change Canada, Environment and Climate Change Newfoundland and Labrador, the Climate Change Education Centre, and the Youth Climate Action Now (YouCAN/TuPEUX) Atlantic partnership.