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Current Funding & Grants

Please see below for a list of current funding or grant opportunities that may be of interest to you:

Applications for Inclusive Community Grants are now open. Eligible organizations have until April 20, 2023 to submit their applications.

The deadline for implementation of projects approved under Intake 3 of the Municipal Modernization Program has been extended to December 1, 2023.

The Streamline Development Approval Fund deadline has been extended from February 28 to November 1, 2023. Contact with any questions.

Ontario's current funding opportunities

Funding: Canada Summer Jobs – Overview -

The COVID-19 Resilience Stream program provides up to 80% of costs for municipal infrastructure projects up to $10 million that start by September 30, 2023 and are completed by the end of 2023.         

Zero Emission vehicle Infrastructure Funding

Rural Transit Solution Funding - applications are accepted on an ongoing basis

Infrastructure Canada’s Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund is accepting applications until July 19, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. (EDT). You can also consult the applicant guide for more information  

Natural Resources Canada launched a call for proposals for the Codes Acceleration Fund. The call for proposals will remain open until March 27, 2023. Applications from Indigenous governments and organizations will be accepted on an ongoing basis until March 31, 2025.

To help municipalities reach their net zero goals, capture a range of energy and non-energy benefits, and lay the foundation to reach net zero emissions, Efficiency Canada has also published a guide for municipalities detailing the steps they can take. 

The Ministry of Transportaion has published a Transit Technology Toolkit for small and medium sized municipalities, indigenous communities, and transit systems. The kit helps communities to navigate new transit technologies. For more information, contact:

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