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Intact looks to invest $1 million in climate change initiatives

September 19, 2017   by Staff

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climate-change-polar-bearThe Intact Foundation—the charitable arm of Intact Financial Corporation—is looking to invest $1 million in projects and initiatives designed to protect Canadians from climate change.

From the archives: Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation launches at the University of Waterloo

In a statement, Intact outlined three core areas of investment: “community resiliency action plans, tactical resiliency projects and new, forward-looking solutions for climate change impacts.”

Charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) are encouraged to submit grant applications for their projects at Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. ET on October 17, 2017. Selected partnerships will be announced in late November.

This investment is in addition to Intact’s $4.25 million donation to establish the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo, first announced in 2015.

This story was originally published by Canadian Insurance Top Broker.