Forests for our Future

Working in partnership with The Narwhal, we raised $65,575 to support journalists in exploring the plight of Canada's forests through a series of investigative articles and in-depth multimedia features.

Bringing the History of the Petitcodia River to Life

We raised $3,315 to conduct research on the history and sacrifices that were made for the protection of the Petitcodia River.

Attawapiskat Eco-Film Lab

Working in collaboration with Planet in Focus, this project raised $5,495 to engage Indigenous youth interested in film production. The youth were taught the basic techniques of filming to create a short film focused on protecting the environment.

Breathing Life into Sawmill River

Centered on infrastructure upgrade, this project worked with community members to improve ecological features of a fish-bearing stream. Some $4,155 was raised for this project.

Youth Leading Environmental Change

This project engaged youth in the ecological restoration of the Annapolis River watershed. Together we raised $6,610.

Community-Based Water Monitoring in Fernie, BC

This project raised $5,715 to conduct a community-based water monitoring  program on Lizard Creek and Alexander Creek. This project engaged local people to learn about the health of their streams and encourage them to take action, both in the stream and on the streets.


Together with the community, we have raised $10,150 for BurlingtonGreen to allow them to create a cleaner, greener, more environmentally responsible city.


We helped raised $4,766 to take the province to the court of public opinion to save old growth forest in Temagami. The Province must adapt its forestry practices to account for the climate crisis, and deploy our vast public woodlands in the struggle to stabilize Earth’s climate.

A Greener Future

With an aim to get 100 cleanups done along the shores of Lake Ontario, we helped raise $4,600 to find trends and informed solutions for preventing litter in the future.

Depaving Paradise: One Parking Lot at a Time

This project involved the removal of pavement to allow native plants, trees and shrubs to grow and absorb contaminated storm water runoff. We raised $3,000 was for this project.

Youth Initiatives, George River, QC

The Small Change Fund sent two youth on the journey of a lifetime to one of the most incredible campsites in Canada. The campsite is situated on the indigenous ancestral site of Mushuau-nipi, located in the tundra, on the migratory path of the George River caribou herds.

Annapolis River Guardians: Helping Neighbors Stay Safe

We raised $3,545 to support The Annapolis River Guardians in collecting data to gather an overview of the river's health including the key environmental problems within the river and it's tributaries. Collected information was used to urge decision makers to clean up the river.

No Open Pit Excavation: St. Mary’s River Association

In 2018, Atlantic Gold proposed a large open-pit gold mine in the St. Mary’s River Valley’s most critical habitat. We helped the St. Mary’s River Association raise over $5,400 to stop the gold mine.  

Saving the Avon (Pisiguit) River: Nation Prospère Acadie  

This project supported the indigenous Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia and the many Friends of the Avon River in their quest to save and restore this once thriving ecosystem. We helped raise over $3,000 to save the Avon (Pisiguit) River.

Climate Change Education in Chignecto: EOS Eco-Energy

The narrow and low lying strip of land that connects New Brunswick and Nova Scotia is especially vulnerable to climate change. We have raised $2,500 to helping adapt to climate change in the Chignecto region.

Re-Imagining Halifax Harbour

This project helped citizens re-imagine Halifax Harbour using an Art and Music Contest to share the rich culture centers that are our coastal harbours. We raised $5,497 to help the Sierra Club change the mindset of harbours from polluted and lifeless ports to living ecosystems of their own.

Frontline Funding for Fresh Water

Centered on water quality improvement, we raised $3,000, to protect Lake Winnipeg from toxic algal blooms.

"The Small Change Fund provides a platform to promote ideas that may not get any attention otherwise. It also gives credibility and accountability to your campaign."
Kirsten Earl McCorrister
Lake Winnipeg Foundation
"Not only did Small Change Fund help us raise 25% of our budget, we have been invited to submit proposals to philanthropists and funders for future programs and projects."
Shannon Lea McPhail
W.O.W. Indeed!