Saskatchewan Municipalities can Apply for up to 73% Funding to Support Infrastructure Investments
The Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) is a cost-shared infrastructure funding program between the federal government, provinces and territories, municipalities and other eligible recipients. In 2018, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan agreed to provide more than $900 million in federal funding for infrastructure projects until 2028, with this funding divided into four streams, each with their own allocations, eligible projects and defined outcomes.
The Community, Culture and Recreation Stream aims to support community infrastructure priorities across the province of Saskatchewan, improving access to and quality of community, as well as cultural and recreation infrastructure projects.
- First Nations and Métis communities and governing bodies
- Public sector bodies, such as utility boards
- Not-for-profit organizations, such as recreation or community associations and boards
- For-profit organizations, providing they are working with Indigenous entities and/or municipalities
To be eligible for funding, a project must:
- Improve access to and/or increased quality of cultural, recreational, and/or community infrastructure for Canadians
- Be located in the province of Saskatchewan
- Be for the construction, renewal, rehabilitation or material enhancement of infrastructure, excluding normal maintenance or operation
- Have a construction completion date of no later than March 31, 2027
- $56.2M is available for allocation through ICIP Community, Culture and Recreation Stream
- Municipalities can receive a minimum contribution of 40%
- Non-for-profit organizations can receive a maximum contribution of 40%
- Indigenous governing bodies can receive a maximum contribution of 75%
- For-profit organizations will receive a maximum contribution of 25%
- The province of Saskatchewan can provide up to 33.33% funding for eligible projects, in addition to federal funds
An intake for Community, Culture and Recreation Projects opened Tuesday, November 9, 2021 and will be accepted in 2 phases.
- Phase 1 applications deadline: Noon (CST), Tuesday, January 11, 2022
- Phase 2 applications deadline: Noon (CST), Tuesday, May 10, 2022