What is A.P.E. Fund?

A.P.E. Fund stands for animals, people, and the environment. It’s a granting program that helps fund high-needs Roots & Shoots projects. Roots & Shoots members can apply for up to $1,000 to support the implementation of their projects in their communities. A.P.E. Fund is made possible by our generous partners and supporters.

The application deadline has been EXTENDED. Applications will be accepted until December 8th at 11:00 PM EST

If you need any additional support to get your application in by the new deadline, email rootsandshoots@janegoodall.ca and someone will reach out to you.

You are eligible to apply if:

  • You’re a member of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Canada. Learn more here!
  • Your project must take place in Canada. If you are from a different country please contact your local Roots & Shoots group.
  • Your project and final report will be completed by June 15th 2024.
  • Your project addresses the convergence of 3 crises: Biodiversity loss (Animals), Environmental Inequity (People) and Climate Change (Environment).


Our Resource section includes things like our Climate Change Curriculum Guide and our Biodiversity Guide. These can be helpful tools for any project!