Applications: CLOSED – Check back in March 2018 for the next grant period.

Reports: Due June 30.


BEAN is pleased to announce that we are once again supporting International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) events across the province by providing funding of up to $500 to reimburse eligible event expenses for selected grant recipients.  In the past, BEAN has supported events such as invasive plant pulls, native plantings, educational workshops, as well as conferences, nature hikes and BioBlitz events.

2017 Guidelines (.docx)  (.pdf)  

2017 IDB Grant Application – Closed

2017 IDB Grant Report – Online Form

des lignes directrices:

2017 des lignes directrices (.docx)  (.pdf)  

2017 JIB Formulaire de demande en ligne

2017 JIB Formulaire de rapport en ligne


Events must be open to the public, and will be listed on BEAN’s online Biodiversity Events Calendar.

Additional tools (including checklists, BEAN logo, lesson plans, etc.) are available for event coordinators on our IDB Toolkit Page. Coming soon.

For the 2017 theme for International Day for Biodiversity is: “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism” 

For more information on this theme visit the Convention on Biological Diversity website.

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