Green Business Program: enviroFund Grants and Planet‑Wise Business Loan

By mmuise
Description:

Vancity provides financing to businesses producing green products and services, clean technologies, or actively improving their environmental performance.
The enviroFund™, a granting program administered by Vancity, was created to support initiatives addressing local environmental issues in a positive, constructive and creative manner. Over $6.9 million has been awarded to local groups since the fund was established in 1990
No matter how big or small, make your business or not‑for‑profit organization more energy‑efficient and climate‑friendly with the Vancity Planet‑Wise Business Solutions Loan. This is good for your bottom line, your community, and the planet.


Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of financing solutions, as follows:
- eco-efficiency and micro-loans for green business start-up and expansion;
- grants for local organizations and community initiatives.

Deadline: Rolling deadline
Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • green business start-up and explansion;
  • not-for-profit;
  • First Nation government;
  • social enterprise;
  • co-operative, or strata;
  • looking to finance a green building project, energy efficiency upgrade or innovative environmental or clean technology initiative.
Application Steps:

For details, applicants must contact Vancity at greenbusiness​@vancity.com.

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

Other Things to Note:

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mmuise