Tools 4 Action

Funding and Freebies


EcoAction Environment Canada provides funds through their EcoAction Community Funding Program for projects that address climate change, clean air, clean water and nature.

EcoAction Environment Canada


Evergreen Toyota and Evergreen provide funding to schools to undertake school-yard greening projects.


Walking School Bus / Bicycle train

The HASTe website provides B.C. schools with comprehensive materials and basic organizational and communication guidelines for starting and running a Walking School Bus or Bicycle Train. HASTe also offers schools a unique set of tools to help them plan, establish and measure the success of their projects.

Walking School Bus / Bicycle Train


Bullfrog Energy

Bullfrog puts clean energy on our energy systems on your behalf, displacing energy from more polluting sources.

Bullfrog Energy


Starting a social business


Blue Dot

This growing movement of Canadians calls upon their local communities to pass municipal declarations respecting people’s right to live in a healthy environment.

Blue Dot

Online Calculators

Global footprints

This Oxfam calculator will help you calculate your school’s global footprint.

Global footprints

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Online Networks


Facebook is the fastest growing online networking site on the planet. You can find Metro Vancouver’s Youth4Action on Facebook by searching for us in the groups section. Feel free to join us!

MV Youth 4 Action Facebook

Metro Vancouver Youth Sustainability Network (MVYSN)

The Metro Vancouver Youth Sustainability Network (MVYSN) is a group of youth leaders committed to working collaboratively to achieve sustainability objectives - shared by schools, school districts and partners supporting youth leadership and action for sustainable schools in Metro Vancouver.

Taking IT global

Inspire, Inform, Involve. TakingITGlobal is the largest online community of youth interested in global issues and creating positive change. It is a social network that connects you to the global issues that affect us all.