Created to support the goals of Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy, the Climate Change Adaptation Fund (CCAP) funds climate adaptation projects that:

  • support communities, decision-makers and businesses in identifying, developing and implementing adaptation actions;
  • strengthen workforce adaptation knowledge and skills; and/or
  • increase access to climate adaptation tools and resources.

The program, which aims to advance climate adaptation action in Canada from 2023 to 2027, is open to:

  • academic institutions;
  • non-governmental organizations;
  • industry, research, and professional associations;
  • companies and businesses;
  • Indigenous communities or governments;
  • community, regional and national Indigenous organizations; and
  • provincial, territorial, regional and municipal governments and their departments and agencies.

The deadline for funding applications closed September 22, 2023.