Mennonite Church Canada Emissions Reduction Grant 

All questions are required.

1. About the Congregation:

2. Personnel

A. List the person(s) or committee responsible to implement the Emissions Reduction project.

B. Contact person for communication about the project:

c. Person or organization consulted in developing your plan;

Emission Reduction Plan:

Explain how the proposed project is part of a larger plan to move the congregation toward lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Refer to the work you did in the energy audit section of the Greener Congregation Score Sheet, and to your Virtual Green Audit or other consultation and analysis that has been completed. (250 word max)

4. Location

Explain why your property is a good candidate for the project(50 word max)

5. Equipment

Describe the hardware that you plan to install and how this will reduce the direct or indirect emission of Greenhouse Gases from your congregation’s operationsWhat is the expected yearly on-going reduction in direct or indirect GHG emissions? (unlimited space) 

6. Outreach

Describe how you will share your vision for green energy with your community. (100 word max) 

7. Budget

Virtual or in-person Energy Consultation/Audit:



Total cost of project:

E. Amount requested for the grant

Should not exceed 50% of the total cost of the project to a maximum of $6000.

F. Explain how you will raise the money for the cost not covered by the Grant, indicate if you already have money set aside for this project. (max 100 words) 

8. Timeline

Note that February 15, 2024 is the earliest date to pay out grants for approved projects/congregationsFunds to be distributed as reimbursement after receipts have been submittedFunding could be provided in advance if required/requested. Contact Sandy Plett to discuss. 

When do you plan to purchase your equipment?

When do you hope to see a net reduction in GHG emissions?

9. Have you connected with your regional Mennonite Church Climate/Creation Care Working Group?  (In MC Alberta and MC Eastern Canada, have you connected with your regional church office?)

10. Publicity

MC Canada plans to issue a press release to celebrate all Emission Reduction grants given in the upcoming year. We will also collect congregational stories about their GHG emission reduction journeys for publication on the MC Canada website, in the Canadian Mennonite or other places. Are you willing to assist in the writing and publication of the story for your congregation

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