Deadline Extended! Climate Positive Energy: Just Energy Transition Grant
Climate Positive Energy is pleased to announce applications for its Just Energy Transition Grant.
The award is aimed to attract proposals under the following topics to assist in just energy transition: Climate, Energy and Indigenous Peoples, Training, Climate Modelling, Policy Recommendations, Corporate Governance and ESG. Successful applicants will be awarded $50,000 for a funding period of 1-2 years, and will also be invited to participate in special Climate Positive Energy activities and programs.:
1. Climate, Energy and Indigenous peoples – Projects of all types that intersect these three, including bringing Indigenous traditional knowledge and science together, developing technology or policy to enable Indigenous-led clean energy projects, to mitigate the effects of climate change issues that affect Indigenous peoples.
2. Training – new skills for the decarbonized economy (KG, elementary and middle school, secondary and post-secondary education, graduate and undergraduate studies, workforce upskilling, entrepreneurial education).
3. Climate Modelling as it relates to severe weather conditions on infrastructure, assets and supply chain for example, the electrical grid.
4. Policy Recommendations to accelerate the just and equitable transition to net zero.
5. Corporate Governance and ESG, and its impact on the corporate direction and its net zero strategy and commitments.
Details and Eligibility
- Up to $50,000 per successful application, for a funding period of 1-2 years.
- Open to University of Toronto professors.
- Successful applicants are requested to actively participate in Climate Positive Energy activities and programs.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.