The first-ever Active Transportation Fund will provide $400 million over five years to support a modal shift away from cars and toward active transportation, in support of Canada’s National Active Transportation Strategy.
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With a national allocation of $500 million over two years, the Canadian Community Revitalization Fund’s purpose is to support not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and other public institutions, as well as Indigenous communities on the road to economic recovery.
Mitacs connects municipalities of all sizes with post-secondary researchers for innovative projects ensuring Canadians develop the best public policies to create vibrant and healthy communities.
Supports municipalities to manage growth pressures and become sustainable with public infrastructure and operating funding.
Cost-shared funding to regional commissions or groups of two or more municipalities for new regional water or wastewater systems or extensions to existing regional water or wastewater systems.
Supports the protection of the environment and green communities with a primary focus on environmental education and the development of green space. The focus of the grants vary slightly each year.
Up to $964 million over four years is available for smart renewable energy and grid modernization projects. Provides direct financial support to eligible renewable energy and grid modernization projects during the construction phase. Projects must use market ready technologies and apply workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion components.
To help reduce the barriers of making the switch away from fossil fuel-based transportation, this program provides funding and incentives, as well as testing and research on automated and connected vehicles and zero-emission vehicles.
Energy efficiency financing programs for low-rise residential properties. Supports feasibility studies, pilot and capital projects.
Offers support at all stages of project development, helping communities of all sizes to significantly reduce GHG emissions while extending assets’ life. GMF‐supported initiatives aim to improve air, water, and soil, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.