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Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program

Climate change capital project grants

Grant funding of up to $1 million and more for climate change capital projects is now available for Canadian cities and communities of all sizes. 

These grants help municipalities adapt to the impacts of climate change, such as flooding and drought, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Communities can use the funding to upgrade,
Choose from the list of capital projects below to:

• Learn about eligibility and how to    apply
• Download the application form

Applications are accepted year round until January 31, 2020.

build, replace, expand or purchase and install fixed assets or infrastructure, such as buildings and treatment plants.

Select from the following capital projects

Choose from the list of capital projects below to find examples of eligible projects and information about deadlines, who can apply and how to apply.

Note:
There is one application form for climate change plans and a separate application form for climate change studies.

You will find the link to the correct form listed on each of the following pages. When you complete the form, you will be asked to specify the type of capital project that you are applying for.

Grants are also available for climate change plans and studies.

Contact an advisor before you apply

Email or call us today to discuss whether your project is eligible for funding. 

Toll free: 1-877-997-9926
Ottawa-Gatineau: 613-907-6208

Funding for environmental capital projects also available

Loans of up to $5 million, combined with grants, are also available for Canadian municipalities for larger, innovative environmental capital projects to improve the quality of air, water and soil, or reduce energy consumption. Learn more about eligible projects and upcoming deadlines.


The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program is a new five-year, $75-million program designed to encourage Canadian municipalities to better prepare for and adapt to the new realities of climate change as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The program is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.
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Page Updated: 08/11/2017