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Royal Bank of Canada

Grants for innovative approaches towards solving pressing environmental challenges

Principal Office: Canada

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has businesses in Canadian banking, international banking, wealth management, capital markets, and insurance. RBC operates through offices in Canada and over 50 other countries.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Tech for Nature. Environmental donations support new ideas, technologies, and partnerships to solve pressing environmental challenges, such as food security, air quality, energy needs, and access to clean water.

About the program

APPLICATION: RBC provides grants and donations on an annual grant cycle. It favors charitable organizations that make a difference in local communities and regions where RBC does business.

Link to Funding Guidelines and Eligibility

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

RBC accepts applications for projects that operate in countries where the bank does business, including the developing countries identified below.

Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands: Brunei

East Asia: China

South Asia: India

Eurasia and Central Asia: Turkey

Middle East and North Africa: United Arab Emirates

Latin America and Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Dominica, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, UruguayVenezuela

Note: RBC is present in several Caribbean territories not recognized as countries in the Terra Viva Grants Directory: Aruba, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, and Turks and Caicos Islands.

RBC’s website is available in English and French, and partially in Chinese.

RBC is among Canada’s largest corporate donors.

September 2021