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Available Funds

Step 1 - Before beginning the application process click on the links to provinces and territories listed in the table below to confirm:

  • funds are available in your area
  • any use restrictions
  • application deadline for those funds

Step 2 - Contact an Environment Canada regional office to:

  • confirm funding information posted on this page
  • discuss your project idea or receive feedback on a draft proposal
  • submit a completed application
Available Environmental Damages Fund Funding
Region, Province or Territory
Available Funds
Alberta (see also Western and Northern Canada)
$202,750
$22,847
British Columbia (see also Western and Northern Canada)
$164,902
ManitobaFootnote (see also Western and Northern Canada)
$0
New Brunswick (see also Atlantic Canada)
$50,000
Newfoundland and LabradorFootnote (see also Atlantic Canada)
$0
Northwest TerritoriesFootnote (see also Western and Northern Canada)
$0
Nova Scotia (see also Atlantic Canada)
$16,500
NunavutFootnote (see also Western and Northern Canada)
$0
$0
Prince Edward IslandFootnote(see also Atlantic Canada)
$0
$63,563
SaskatchewanFootnote (see also Western and Northern Canada)
$0
$80,000.00
Yukon (see also Western and Northern Canada)
$20,000.00

Footnotes

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Currently there are no funds available. Please Contact Us for more information.

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Provinces

Alberta

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Location: Alberta
Funds Available: $125,000
Use Restrictions:  For restoration, environmental quality improvement, and education and awareness projects leading to improved ecosystem health in Alberta watersheds.

Location: Alberta
Funds Available: $11,500
Use Restrictions:  To be used for the specific purpose of conserving and protecting fish and fish habitat in the Province of Alberta.

Location: Alberta
Funds Available: $66,250
Use Restrictions:  For the purpose of projects beneficial to the promotion of the conservation and protection of fisheries and fish habitat on the Battle river, its tributaries and watershed, in the Province of Alberta with a priority on the distribution of those funds going to projects located at or near the Town of Ponoka.

Atlantic Canada

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Location: Atlantic Canada
Funds Available: $22,847
Use Restrictions:  For the special purpose of protecting and conserving migratory birds or the environment.

British Columbia

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Location: Pennask Creek Watershed
Funds Available: $402
Use Restrictions: For the purpose of fish habitat improvement projects within or around the Pennask Creek watershed.

Location: British Columbia
Funds Available: $100,000
Use Restrictions:  For the proper management and control of fisheries or fish habitat, or the conservation and protection of fish or fish habitat, in the Kootenay River or Columbia River watersheds, with a preference for projects in the lower Columbia region (south from Nelson, British Columbia).

Location: British Columbia
Funds Available: $64,500
Use Restrictions:  For the purpose of promoting the conservation and protection of fish or fish habitat, on and around the West Vancouver shoreline of Burrard Inlet or Howe Sound, British Columbia.

New Brunswick

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Location: Bay of Fundy
Funds Available: $50,000
Use Restrictions:  For the restoration and enhancement of fish habitat in the Bay of Fundy region.

Nova Scotia

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Location: Shubenacadie Watershed
Funds Available: $16,500
Use Restrictions:  For restoration or environmental quality improvement projects which result in enhanced salmonid habitat in or near the Shubenacadie watershed. 

Québec

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Location: Province of Québec
Funds Available: $26,363
Use Restrictions:  For restoration and environmental quality improvement projects related to fish habitat in the St. Lawrence River and its tributaries. 

Location: Province of Québec
Funds Available: $37,200
Use Restrictions:  For education and awareness projects targeting technicians who work on maintaining/ replacing industrial refrigeration units and handle HCFCs, including raising awareness of more environmentally friendly alternatives for refrigeration.  

Western and Northern Canada: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Location: Western and Northern Region
Funds Available: $80,000
Use Restrictions: For projects focused on environmental quality improvement or education and awareness as it relates to protecting, conserving or restoring the environment.  Priority will be given to projects focusing on Polar Bears or Narwhals.  

Yukon

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Location: Yukon
Funds Available: $20,000
Use Restrictions: For projects focused on environmental quality improvement or education and awareness as it relates to protecting, conserving or restoring the environment.  Priority will be given to sulphur in diesel fuel projects.