$500M in Funding is Available for Government Infrastructures Encouraging Canadians to Re-Engage with Their Communities Post-Pandemic
Through The Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF), The Canadian Government will be investing $500M over the next 2 years to help communities nationwide build and improve community infrastructure projects to offset the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Not-for-profit organizations or charities
- Any municipal or regional government, or bodies providing infrastructure services to communities (e.g. municipalities, rural communities, local service districts, public-sector bodies)
- Indigenous-led not-for-profits and organizations
This fund will provide support to projects that:
- Adapt community spaces and assets so that they may be used safely in accordance with local public-health guidelines
- Build or improve community infrastructure, encouraging Canadians to re-engage in and explore their communities and regions
Eligible projects will be prioritized in the following order:
- Revitalize downtown cores and main streets
- Reinvent outdoor spaces
- Create green infrastructure
- Increase the accessibility of community spaces
- Up to 75% of project costs are eligible for funding, with a maximum of $750,000
- Indigenous not-for-profit organizations or community projects may be eligible for funding covering up to 100% of project cost
- Funding will be disbursed through 2 application intake streams:
- Schedule Intake
A one-time scheduled intake will focus on eligible projects that are ready to proceed. Assessment of applications will begin on July 23, 2021, 11:59 pm MDT. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by this date.
- Continuous Intake
Should there be remaining funding after the scheduled intake period, applications will continue to be accepted and funded on a continuous intake basis over the next two years or until the allocated funding is fully distributed.
- Schedule Intake