New to the Funding Database
Green Municipal Fund Webinar
Join FCM on February 22 at 1 p.m. ET for a free webinar detailing the Green Municipal Fund’s (GMF) newly updated funding offers. You’ll hear from GMF staff on what’s changed, how to apply and how the new funding can benefit your community. Sign up here.
FCM Updates Funding Programs
FCM has updated the funding streams for the Green Municipal Fund. The new streams are:
- Sustainable Municipal Buildings: Funding for high-efficiency new construction of municipal and community buildings, and retrofits of municipal buildings.
- Community Energy Systems: Support for the adoption of renewable energy solutions that meet community needs and are aligned with a net-zero future.
- Municipal Fleet Electrification: Funding for the electrification of municipal and transit fleets to help municipalities achieve net-zero transportation emissions.
- Organic Waste to Energy: Support for communities with established waste diversion programs to generate renewable energy from organic waste streams or landfill gas.
- Local Net-Zero Transformation: Funding for innovative projects that have significant GHG reduction benefits and are not eligible under other GMF funding offers.
You can read the press release here.
Funding for Transit Closing & Funding for Building Officials
Funding for Forestry
- Investments in Forest Industry Transformation program has been added to the database.
- Green Construction through Wood program has been added to the database.
- The foresty sector in your community could benefit from additional funding that municipalities are ineligible for, such as Nova Scotia Foresty Innovation Transition Trust or other federal funding programs.
Deadlines Updated & Two New Grants Open
Civil Forfeiture Grant Program Announced & Four Other Updates
- A new Civil Forfeiture Grant Program has opened and is accepting applications continuously.
- The Festival and Community Event Development program is now open, deadline Feb 28.
- The Marine Debris Clean-Up Program deadline has been updated to Feb 1.
- The Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Program has been added to the database and is open for continuous intake
- The 2024 AMANs Municipal Wellness Grants has been added to the database and is open for applications, deadline March 31.
Road Safety Program & Sport Nova Scotia Funding
- The Enhanced Road Safety Program Transfer Payment Program has been added to the database.
- The Sport Fund has been added to the database.