Pat on The Back Awards

Award Information

The Windsor Essex County Environment Committee is excited to again contribute funding towards local, community based projects occurring in Windsor and Essex County. Up to $1,000 awards will be given to successful "Pat on the Back" applicant organizations.

Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to: school greening, re-use, recycling or composting, clean up events, environmental education or advocacy, conservation efforts, environmental art, and native plant or community gardens.

All submissions will be evaluated before award winners are selected. A written application form is to be completed and submitted by midnight on Friday November 26th 2021 to emp@citywindsor.ca. All written submissions will be scored by a judging panel.

Applicants may be contacted by phone or email to answer questions about their project. All applicants will be contacted by December 10th and will be told if they will be receiving a Pat on the Back Award.

If successful, applicants may be asked to prepare a poster of their project for display at the WECEC booth at the Windsor Essex Earth Day celebration.

If successful, applicants may be asked to prepare a poster of their project for display at the WECEC booth at the Earth Day celebration.


**If you'd like a Microsoft Word version of the application please email emp@citywindsor.ca**

Download PDF form


Award Winners

2019

GreenerBins for their in-vessel composting pilot project.

Forest Glade Public School for their outdoor classroom.

Glenwood Public School Eco Team for their water bottle re-fill station.

CommUnity Partnership for their social housing community garden and food skills program.


Do you have a project you think would be of interest to the Committee?

We are more than happy to accept delegations. Please take a look at our delegation policy and submit a request to our coordinator.

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