Canon offers $45,000 worth of grants to organisations making positive environmental impact

Canon offers $45,000 worth of grants to organisations making positive environmental impact
Canon is offering $45,000 worth of grants to organisations across New Zealand and Australia who are dedicated to making a positive impact on their environment and community.

Canon has opened applications for the 2013 Environmental Grants Program – offering $45,000 worth of grants to organisations across New Zealand and Australia who are dedicated to making a positive impact on their environment and community.

Each winning project can choose $5,000 worth of Canon product from digital compact and DSLR cameras, to binoculars, printers and projectors.

Grants are awarded across a number of categories, including Regional, Grassroots, Education and Tertiary.

Winners are selected based on the environmental merits of each group’s nominated project, as well as the impact that the Canon products would make to support the project to realise its success.

“Canon is committed to supporting the efforts of our local community and, with this program, can help reward and recognise some of the outstanding work run by community-led organisations throughout the country,” says YusukeMizoguchi, Managing Director, Canon New Zealand.

2012 Canon Grant recipients in New Zealand ranged from an indigenous wildlife sanctuary in the Marlborough Sounds, a Hawkes Bay school who helped save the declining bee population, and a sustainable garden project in the Auckland CBD.

“It has been fantastic to be able to support the efforts of these organisations over the past year. We look forward to finding out more about the great work that is going on around the country and to help support groups continue to do positive work in their communities,” says Mizoguchi.

Click here for more information on the Grants Program and how to apply