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Climate Action Challenge

Priority Area: Climate Action

Dates: Oct 2022 - Dec 2022

Status: Accepting Applications

The Halifax Innovation Outpost in collaboration with HalifACT is issuing an open call for climate solutions. Organisations or teams that have an idea that they would like to develop and test are invited to come forward. 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.

We are inviting teams that can offer solutions to the following challenge:

“How can we accelerate climate action in Halifax?”


We are specifically focused on ideas around:

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

When: Application closes October 7, 2022

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours from late October - early December

Project costs provided: up to $5000

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