Environmental Damages Fund Applicant's Guide

What projects and activities may not be funded?

Ineligible projects and activities include:

  • Activities required by law and/or mandated by other levels of government;
  • Containment and clean-up of environmental spills;
  • Restoration of contaminated sites;
  • Infrastructure, particularly related to municipal, provincial, and federal government program areas;
  • Lobbying or advocacy activities;
  • Recreation and tourism projects or beautification initiatives;
  • Preparation of formal curriculum materials;
  • Core organization functions and activities such as meetings, maintenance, and administration (however, project specific administrative support is eligible);
  • Annual or regular organization events/campaigns;
  • Expenses to attend general conferences and workshops;
  • Projects outside of Canada.

Please note that this is not a comprehensive list.  If you are unsure about any of the examples listed above or the eligibility of your project and activities, please contact your regional office.