Discover Fonds Vert: Funding Green Initiatives in Chelsea, Quebec

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by The Local
September 26, 2023
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Hey there, eco-warriors and nature lovers! If you're reading this, you're probably as passionate about the environment as we are. We're excited to introduce you to an incredible initiative right here in Chelsea, Quebec, that's turning green dreams into reality – the Fonds Vert. In this blog post, we'll dive into what Fonds Vert is all about, how you can get involved, and why it's a game-changer for our beloved Chelsea community.

What is Fonds Vert?

Picture this: a green oasis nestled in the heart of Quebec, a place where sustainability, environmental protection, and active transportation take center stage. That's exactly what Chelsea's Fonds Vert is all about. Established in 2021, this program is like a superhero cape for local initiatives that aim to make our community greener, cleaner, and more sustainable. It's a chance to turn your eco-vision into a reality!

Join the green revolution and be part of the change Chelsea needs.

Who's Eligible for Fonds Vert?

Alright, so you're thinking, "How can I get in on this?" Well, good news! Fonds Vert isn't just for caped crusaders; it's for all of us. Citizens, local entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, and even public agencies like schools and healthcare facilities can get involved. Whether you're an individual with a brilliant idea or an organization with a vision, there's a place for you here.

Everyone's invited to make Chelsea greener – no matter who you are!

What Kind of Projects Are Eligible?

Now that you know who can participate, let's talk about projects. The possibilities are as vast as Chelsea's natural beauty. You can propose studies, awareness projects, structuring actions, or even exceptional projects that make a big impact. Whether it's a research study, an awareness-raising event, or a large-scale initiative, if it aligns with sustainability and environmental goals, it's game!

Your green project idea is like a seed – Fonds Vert is here to help it grow!

The Nitty-Gritty - Finances and Timeline

Okay, let's get down to the dollars and cents. Fonds Vert offers financial support based on your project's scale. Smaller projects under $5,000 can receive up to 75% of eligible expenses, while projects between $5,001 and $25,000 can get up to 50% funding. So, your green dreams won't be a burden on your wallet!

But don't delay! The application window is open from September 11 to November 13, 2023. Projects will be reviewed in early 2024, and you'll receive feedback on whether your project is a green go!

Timing is key – seize the opportunity and make your green project a reality!

How to Apply

Ready to make your green mark on Chelsea? To submit your project, send a complete application to environnement@chelsea.ca or mail it to the Environmental and Sustainable Development Advisor at 100 Chemin d'Old Chelsea, Chelsea, QC J9B 1C1. Remember, applications outside the window will be eco-regrettably rejected.

It's as easy as sending an email – take that first step towards a greener Chelsea!

Chelsea's Green Future

Fonds Vert is Chelsea's way of nurturing its green soul. It's a commitment to sustainability, environmental protection, and a healthier community. With your ideas and Fonds Vert's support, Chelsea's future is looking brighter and greener than ever!

So, whether you're a citizen with a passion for nature, a local entrepreneur with a green vision, or part of an organization aiming to make a difference – Fonds Vert welcomes you to join Chelsea's green revolution!

Let's make Chelsea the greenest gem in Quebec's crown together!

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