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Climate Action Challenge 2

Priority Area: Climate Action

Dates: Oct. 2022 - Feb. 2023

Status: Completed

The Halifax Innovation Outpost, in collaboration with HalifACT, issued an open call in September 2022 for organizations or teams that would like to develop and test solutions to accelerate climate action in Halifax.

The challenge is specifically focused on ideas around:

  • Green & Resilient Buildings
  • Green Jobs
  • Renewable Energy
  • Clean Transportation
  • Community Resilience
  • Food Security

Winning teams will receive:

  • Learning and mentorship in rapid-action prototyping
  • Support to sharpen and test their ideas with potential customers/users and/or partners.
  • Funding of up to $5000 for project costs (including supplies, marketing, purchases, human resources, fees, and/or any other costs).
  • Participation in a pitch event with an opportunity to showcase ideas and receive feedback and support from advisors in your sector.
  • Connection to larger grants to scale up promising solutions.

When: Applications closed October 7, 2022. Challenge winners will be announced in November 2022.

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours from late October, 2022- February, 2023

Project costs provided: up to $5000

All applicants must be affiliated with a Canadian business, organization, or community group.