Earth Day Canada has extended the application deadline for its Hometown Heroes Award Program to April 22.
The award is your chance to help Canada recognize and celebrate environmental leaders: individuals, groups or small businesses who foster meaningful, long-term community awareness and action.
Eligible candidates could win either of the following:
- Individual Hometown Heroes Award – $10 000 cash-prize ($5 000 to keep and $5 000 to donate to the environmental cause of their choice);
- Group Hometown Heroes Award – $10 000 cash-prize to support their work;
- Small Business Hometown Heroes Award – all-expenses paid trip to attend any professional development course, workshop, summit or conference focused on environmental sustainability and/or conservation within Canada.
Nominate yourself, an individual, group, organization or small business from your community by April 22, 2011.