Grants in Gear returns for 2016

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London, Ontario — April 6, 2016 — Eight organizations across Canada have benefitted from the Grants in Gear program so far, and the next year will bring these benefits to even more organizations.

The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) has partnered with Scout Environmental to offer Grants in Gear for a third year. program will provide funding worth up to $100,000 to Canadian environmental non-profit and entrepreneurial groups. Municipal/regional governmental bodies are also eligible to apply for the first time.

Grants in Gear provides funding to groups working to achieve measurable positive impact for the environment. ARC is excited to extend this opportunity to four more organizations whose project ideas seek tangible results in emissions reduction or pollution prevention in the transportation sector or automotive recycling or reuse excellence.

“We welcome eligible organizations of all sizes who seek to make a positive environmental impact on the automotive industry,” says Steve Fletcher, Managing Director of ARC. “This year, ARC will disburse up to four grants worth a maximum of $25,000 each with one grant being offered as an optional legacy grant. This will allow previous winners to apply for additional funding to increase the capacity of their existing program.

Applications will be accepted until May 6, 2016. For more information or to download an application form, please visit


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