Grants range from $25,000 to $500,000 with an application deadline of
February 3, 2012
TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2011 /CNW/ - Applications are now being accepted for
the RBC Blue Water Project Leadership Grants. These grants will provide
funding for projects related to watershed protection and access to safe
RBC Blue Water Project Leadership Grants range from $25,000 to $500,000
and are eligible for organizations with projects in any of the regions
in which RBC is located, including Canada, the United States, Caribbean
and the British Isles.
The deadline for applications is Friday, February 3, 2012.
The RBC Blue Water Project is a 10-year, $50 million philanthropic
commitment to support organizations that are committed to watershed
protection and providing access to clean drinking water. Since 2007,
RBC has committed more than $32 million in single and multi-year grants
to over 450 organizations worldwide. Being selected for a grant is a
competitive process. In 2011, RBC received over 180 applications for
leadership grants, and 31 of these were successful in receiving
For more information and to download an online application form, visit www.rbc.com/bluewater.
RBC is recognized among the world's financial, social and environmental
leaders and is included on the Dow Jones World and North American
Sustainability Indices, the Jantzi Social Index, the FTSE4Good Index
and the Global 100: Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking.
In 2010, RBC contributed more than $130.1 million to community causes
worldwide, through donations of more than $56.6 million, and an
additional $73.5 million in sponsorship of community events and
For further information:
Jackie Braden, Brand Communications, 416-974-1724, firstname.lastname@example.org