FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Multiple sources of funding are available for climate adaptation projects across the region from federal, provincial, and non-government sources. Only those with some permanence or that recur annually are listed. One-off calls for proposals and other opportunities are provided through our newsletter.

PROGRAMS FOR INDIGENOUS APPLICANTS

Community Funding Program (CFP)

Fixed Term: Open

Indigenous-led Natural Climate Solutions

Fixed Term: Closed

Climate Change and Health Adaptation Program

Multiple Opportunities: Ongoing

Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring Program

Multiple Opportunities: Ongoing

First Nations Adapt Program

North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action

Annual: Closed

Indigenous Guardians

Fixed Term: Closed

First Nation Infrastructure Fund

Emergency Management Assistance Program

Annual: Open

 

Climate Change Preparedness in the North Program

 

Indigenous Capacity Support Program

Annual: Closed

A full list of federal, climate and environmental funding opportunities open to Indigenous applicants, is available on Environment and Climate Change Canada’s website. The opportunities listed above are specific and/or relevant to climate adaptation.

NON-TRADITIONAL FUNDING PROGRAMS

NATIONAL

The Youth Harbour Fund

Multiple Opportunities: Ongoing

NATIONAL

TD Friends of the Environment Fund

Annual: Open

NATIONAL

RBC Tech for Nature

Annual: Closed

NATIONAL

FCC AgriSpirit Fund

Annual: Closed

NATIONAL

Nature and Climate Grant Program

Annual: Closed

NATIONAL

Community Impact Grant

Annual: Closed

NATIONAL

EJ4Climate: Environmental Justice and Climate Resilience

 Annual: Closed

NATIONAL

Community Tree Grants

Multiple Opportunities: Closed

NATIONAL

FCC Community Funding

Annual: Open

NATIONAL

Max Bell Foundation

Fixed Term: Ongoing

NATIONAL

R. Howard Webster Foundation

Annual: Ongoing

NATIONAL

Go Wild Grants

Multiple Opportunities: Closed

NATIONAL

Learning for a Sustainable Future: Action Project Funding

Annual: Closed

NOVA SCOTIA

Joan Feynman Climate Change Fund

Annual: Closed

COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS

NEW BRUNSWICK

Carleton North Community Foundation

Annual: Open

NEW BRUNSWICK

Fundy Community Foundation

Annual: Closed

NEW BRUNSWICK

Sussex Area Community Foundation

Annual: Closed

PROVINCIAL PROGRAMS

NEW BRUNSWICK

NBIF Climate Impact Fund

Annual: Open

NEW BRUNSWICK

Wolastoq/Saint John River Freshwater Ecosystem Initiative

Fixed Term: Closed

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Climate Challenge Fund (CC Fund)

Annual: Closed

NOVA SCOTIA

Clean Foundation’s Internship Program

Multiple Opportunities: Closed

NOVA SCOTIA

Net Zero Emerging Concepts and Technologies (ECT) Research Program

Fixed Term: Closed

NOVA SCOTIA

Sustainable Communities Challenge Fund

Fixed Term: Closed

NOVA SCOTIA

Municipal Capital Growth Program

Fixed Term: Closed

NOVA SCOTIA

Nova Scotia’s Thriving Forests

Annual: Open

NEW BRUNSWICK

Environmental Trust Fund

Annual: Closed

REGIONAL PROGRAMS

ATLANTIC CANADA

Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund

Fixed Term: Open

NATIONAL PROGRAMS

Local Leadership for Climate Adaptation

Multiple Opportunities: Open

Natural Infrastructure Fund

Annual: Closed

Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund

Annual: Closed

Canada-Community-Building Fund (CCFB)

Climate-Resilient Coastal Communities Program

Fixed Term: Closed

Climate Change Adaptation Program

Fixed Term: Closed

Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund

Annual: Closed

Flood Hazard Identification and Mapping Program

Multiple Opportunities: Closed

Hydrologic Prediction and Innovation

Multiple Opportunities: Closed

Local Food Infrastructure Fund

Fixed Term: Closed

2 Billion Trees Program

Annual: Ongoing

Carthy Foundation

Annual: Ongoing

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

Multiple Opportunities: Ongoing

Agricultural Climate Solutions (ACS)

Annual: Closed

Environmental Damages Fund

Fixed Term: Closed

Climate Action and Awareness Fund (CAAF)

Annual: Closed

Research and Knowledge Initiative

Fixed Term: Closed

EcoAction Community Funding Program

Annual: Closed