Canadian Electric School Bus Alliance

Background of the organization 

Coordinated and led by Équiterre in partnership with Green Communities Canada, the Canadian Electric School Bus Alliance (CESBA) is a public voice in favor of accelerating the uptake of electric school buses. The Alliance rallies school bus stakeholders from diverse sectors across Canada, from coast to coast to coast. Its members work to develop strategies and recommendations to accelerate the electrification of Canada’s 51,000 diesel school buses.  


Project description 

Funding will contribute to shared resources for research, communications and social media engagement and coordinating a national campaign. The goal of the campaign is to electrify all school buses by 2040 across Canada, with initial focus in Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. 


  • 2023-2025
  • $ 200,000
  • Funding Type: Focus Area Funding
  • Funding Stream: Climate