Grants range from $25,000 to $500,000 with an application deadline of March 4, 2011
TORONTO, Dec. 23 /CNW/ - Applications are now being accepted for the RBC
Blue Water Project Leadership Grants which provide funding for projects
related to watershed protection and access to safe drinking water.
RBC Blue Water Project Leadership Grants range from $25,000 to $500,000
and are eligible for organizations with projects in any of the
countries in which RBC is located, including Canada, the United States,
Caribbean and British Isles. The deadline for applications is March 4,
2011 and organizations will be advised if they will receive a grant by
June 30, 2011.
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 $27 million in single and multi-year grants
to over 300 organizations worldwide. Being selected for a grant is a
competitive process. In 2010, RBC received over 175 applications for
leadership grants, and 29 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 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
national organizations including our support of the Vancouver 2010
Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic
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