Funding: Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program
The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program provides funding to help Canadian cities and communities of all sizes adapt to the impacts of climate change and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
We offer project grants, as well as grants combined with training, for Canadian municipalities. Grants are also available for non-profit organizations to deliver training to municipalities.
Grants for Canadian cities and communities of all sizes
Plans and studies grants
Grants of up to $175,000 to develop plans and studies to reduce GHG emissions and help your community adapt to impacts of climate change, such as extreme temperatures, flooding and drought. Apply by January 2020. See list of eligible initiatives and how to apply.
Capital project grants
Grant funding for municipalities to implement climate change initiatives. Funding is available for up to 80 per cent of costs of up to $1 million. Apply by January 2020. See list of eligible initiatives and how to apply.
Climate change staff grants
Grant funding to supplement salaries for new or existing municipal staff to implement climate change programs and projects. Available in 2018.
Combined grant funding with training and peer-learning for Canadian municipalities
Your municipality can benefit from a combination of grant funding and training with opportunities to learn with and from peers in other municipalities across the country.
Climate and Asset Management Network
A professional network that provides training and grant funding to enable municipalities to integrate climate change considerations into infrastructure decisions. The 2017 call for applications is now closed. A second call will be issued in 2018.
A combination of training and grant funding for a collaborative network of municipalities committed to reducing GHG emissions by 80 per cent by 2050. Available in 2018.
Grants for non-profit organizations to deliver climate change training
FCM offers a limited number of grants for non-profit organizations and implementing partners to deliver training related to climate change to Canadian municipalities of all sizes.
Regional climate advisor grants
Funding for partner organizations to provide support to municipalities to develop plans, studies or other strategies to reduce GHG emissions. Funding is now closed.
Climate adaptation partner grants
Funding for partner organizations to provide support to groups of municipalities to develop plans, studies or other strategies to adapt to climate change impacts. Funding is now closed.
Contact us to apply
Email or call us today to discuss whether your project is eligible for funding. Our advisors are here to help with preparing your application.
Toll free: 1-877-997-9926
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