Looking to make an impact or connect with the environmental community? Check out what the AEF has in-store for you this fall!
Apply for an Emerald Youth Grant
We’ve simplified our youth programs right down to the name, making it easier for your group to apply. Pitch a project to support pollinators, lessen food waste, reduce, reuse …
Top environmental awards applaud Alberta’s green projects
For the first time in their almost-thirty year history, the prestigious Emerald Awards will be free and online for the entire province to attend.
Media Advisory – 29th Annual Emerald Awards
The 29th Annual Emerald Awards
Date: June 2, 2020
Time: 4 p.m. (MDT)
Journalists and news outlets, please see our latest Media Advisory for the 29th Annual Emerald Awards Shortlist Announcement, presented by Alberta Recycling Management Authority, for details on the online event. For all media inquiries, please contact Emma Crandell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (780) 616-1556.
Albertan EcoHeroes will receive prestigious environmental award.
On June 5 at 4 p.m. at Calgary’s Theatre Junction Grand, hopeful finalists will join the Alberta Emerald Foundation (AEF), its sponsors, volunteers and other members from the local community for the announcement of the 27th Annual Emerald Awards.
A panel of knowledgeable third-party judges with cross-sectoral experience rose to the challenge of narrowing down the brilliant examples of innovation and …
EDMONTON, ALBERTA – On June 6, environmental leaders from across the province gathered at Edmonton’s Royal Alberta Museum for the 26th Annual Emerald Awards. Presented by the Alberta Emerald Foundation (AEF), the uniquely-Albertan award recognizes and celebrates environmental excellence in 12 cross-sectoral categories.
Earlier this year, the AEF received 65 nominations for the prestigious awards. A panel of knowledgeable third-party judges was tasked with reviewing all nominations and …
CALGARY, ALBERTA – On June 8, environmental leaders from across the province gathered at Calgary’s Telus Spark for the announcement of the 25th Annual Emerald Awards. Presented by the Alberta Emerald Foundation (AEF), the uniquely-Albertan award recognizes and celebrates environmental excellence in 12 cross-sectoral categories.
Earlier this year, the AEF received 70 nominations for the prestigious awards. A panel of knowledgeable third-party judges was tasked with reviewing all …
The holidays bring joy to many, but can also take their toll on the environment. Here are some great ways to keep the season bright and green at the same time.
1. Choose memories over objects
The holidays are a great time to reconnect with friends and family after a busy year. Remember that meaningful experiences create lasting memories. Enjoying a …
Many Albertans are familiar with the Emerald Awards. Often referred to as “the Junos of the environment,” this sought-after accolade showcases and honours Alberta’s environmental achievements across all sectors through 10 categories. But what many may not be aware of is what happens when you receive an Emerald – the benefits will surprise you.
Top 5 Reasons you should …
It is with heavy hearts that we share Patricia Leeson, our past Chair, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015. Patricia joined our board in 2011, became Vice Chair in 2012, and Chair in 2013. Through her tremendous leadership and guidance, Patricia was committed to strengthening the Alberta Emerald Foundation from the inside out. She played an invaluable role in the current success of our Foundation. She …
Carmen brings over fifteen years of progressive non-profit/charitable experience to the Alberta Emerald Foundation. A strong relationship builder, Carmen has been described by her references as a good communicator, determined and effective in negotiations with strong fund development and management skills. She brings to the Executive Director position competencies in operations, administration, communications, education/peer support, gift solicitation, stewardship, budgeting, grant writing, event planning, prospect research, board management, and strategic and business …