Who we are


Green Communities Canada

Founded in 1995, Green Communities Canada (GCC) is a national non-profit association of 20 community-based environmental organizations working together for a vibrant, equitable and sustainable future. GCC connects community-based climate action groups through a national network to share resources, inspire innovative programming, and elevate our collective impact.

Nicole Roach
Director, Sustainable Mobility
Miriam Ponette
Lead, Sustainable Mobility

As one of the main environmental organizations in Québec, Équiterre seeks to make the necessary collective transitions towards an equitable and environmentally sound future more tangible, accessible and inspiring. Since 1993, Équiterre has worked with citizens, organizations and governments to develop projects in transportation, agriculture, energy, consumption and climate change.

Valérie Tremblay
Project Manager, Sustainable Mobility

Steering committee

A small group of Alliance members selected for their expertise, interest and capacity to guide the direction and priorities of CESBA.

Ecology Action Centre
Over the past decade, EAC has successfully advocated for ambitious renewable electricity targets, phase-out of coal-fired electricity, and strong energy efficiency policies and programming.

Ecology Ottawa
Ecology Ottawa provides Ottawa residents with the information and tools needed to understand local environmental issues and promote environmental leadership at all levels impacting the City of Ottawa.

For Our Kids
For Our Kids is a national network of parent-led, community-based grassroots groups involved in climate action.

Pollution Probe
Pollution Probe is a charitable organization that pursues environmental gains by working productively with governments, industry and the public, with a steadfast commitment to Clean Air, Clean Water, and a Healthy Planet. Pollution Probe is one of Canada’s leading independent low-carbon transportation solution providers. Our work supports aggressive actions to address climate change and reduce air pollution while promoting economic growth and social equity. 

Alliance members

Members form a coalition of education, health, environmental, economic and technology development groups across Canada who have an interest in accelerating the adoption of electric school buses. Membership recruitment is still underway.

Financial partners

The McConnell Foundation is a private Canadian foundation that contributes to diverse and innovative approaches to address community resilience, reconciliation, and climate change. They do so through funding and investment partnerships, and by collaborating with the public, private and non-profit sectors.

The Trottier Family Foundation is a Montréal-based private Canadian charitable foundation. Our mission is to support organizations that work towards the advancement of scientific inquiry, the promotion of education, fostering better health, protecting the environment and mitigating climate change. We strive to catalyze and scale transformative innovations, create cross sector collaborations, and take risks that others cannot.

The Balsam Foundation exists to enable and galvanize the well-being and potential of communities. They are committed to a future where all Canadians benefit from a high standard of health and well-being. For this reason, their funding reflects approaches that put people first, strike a balance between personal and collective wellness, and acknowledge the impact of social determinants of health and the context within which people live, work and play.