Apply for a LEAF Grant


LEAF Grants now available

A limited number of LEAF audit grants are now available for eligible Canadian restaurants, to help more restaurants become more sustainable, decrease the environmental impact of the foodservice industry, and join Canada’s only nation-wide sustainable foodservice certification program.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • FREE Environmental evaluation with recommendations for reducing your environmental footprint (valued at $500-$1000)

  • Potential for hundreds or thousands of dollars in operational cost savings through reduced energy, water and waste

  • LEAF framed Certificate, window decal, web listing, and more (upon approval of certification)

  • *Promotional benefits through LEAF's communication program and inclusion on annual "Canada's Greenest Restaurants" Guide (upon approval of certification)


  • Must be located in an eligible area in Canada (Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto and surrounding area, Ottawa). Areas are subject to change.

  • Must be an independently operated foodservice facility (restaurant, cafe or other)

  • Must agree to the commitments outlined below:

  • $200 registration fee due at time of grant approval

  • Be available for an audit within 30 days of approval (approximately 2 hour time commitment)

  • Provide auditor with requested information in a timely manner

  • Complete audit within 2 months of initial visit

  • $120 yearly fee moving forward (once approved)

  • Successful LEAF certified restaurants must display LEAF status or logo in at least 2 public areas (e.g. Certificate, website, menu)

Deadline to apply for this round: October 31st, 2019

Ready to apply? Fill out the form below and a LEAF representative will be in touch.

*Once certification approved

**Approval will be based on availability of auditors in the applicants area

Note: No funds will be provided directly to the applicant. Grant is provided in form of auditor services and certification.

Name *
Restaurant Address
Restaurant Address
Is your restaurant independently owned? *
I have read and agree to the requirements above *