Green Funding Opportunities

Community Capital Fund (Ontario Trillium Foundation)  [view web site]

50% funding for capital projects that increase energy efficiency and green building.  Funding ranges between $20,000 and $500,000.  

Community Development Program (Rural Secretariat) [view web site]

50% to 66% funding to a maximum of $200,000 for projects that develop partnerships to:

  • enhance capacity for innovative development
  • builds knowledge on barriers, barrier removal, gaps in access and use of tools, new tools and information to address gaps and barriers to rural and northern development.
  • engage and mobilize community and regional stakeholders to work together on development issues.

Community Energy Partnership Program [view web site]

Up to 90% of cost coverage for project design and development activities and regulatory approvals necessary in developing community power projects.  Maximum total grant is $200,000 per project and may have a  technology specific cap.

EcoAction Community Funding [view web site]

50% funding up to a maximum of $100,000 per project that aims to:

  • reduce emissions that contribute to air pollution
  • divert and reduce substances that negatively affect water quality or to focus on water conservation and efficiency
  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change or to deal with the impacts of climate change
  • reduce biodiversity loss, protect wildlife and plants, and protect and improve the habitat where they live

Green Municipal Fund [view web site]

Funding for up to 80% of eligible project costs.  Projects include:

  • bringing contaminated sites back into productive use and reduce the need for Greenfield development.
  • reduce energy consumption.
  • reduce fuel consumption for transportation
  • reduce waste sent to the landfill
  • watershed protection.

Loans are also available to a maximum of $10 million dollars and grant amounts may be set at up to 20% of the loan (max. $1 million grant). 

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