Next up: Think Outside Summits (Toronto and Montreal)

Get funded

Support equals success

You’re serious about change, and so are we. If you have a great idea to get a bigger, more diverse crew of 18–35 year olds outside, we want to hear about it. We might even help support it via gear donations (up to $500 in retail value), rental gear and gift cards. Apply now and make it happen.

Your idea must:

Please allow six weeks for word about your application. Click the link below and choose "Outdoor Nation - Small Grant" under the type of request.

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Photography by Juste.Être.Dehors

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get in touch

If you have a great idea for a collaboration or want to get involved, then we’d love to hear from you.

Contact

Elyse Curley
MEC Outdoor Nation Coordinator
604.707.2355 or outdoornation@mec.ca