$10 Million in funding is available for Canadian municipal buildings!
Proposed projects submitted to FCM-NCEEF-Capital will be highly innovative and impactful, and have the potential to address environmental challenges. This funding opportunity intends to support projects that target net-zero energy performance in new municipal facilities. This may include but is not limited to administration buildings, police stations and fire halls, recreation centres and arenas, and wastewater treatment plants.
Regular loans and grants:
Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.
High-ranking project loans and grants:
These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.
- Canadian municipal governments (e.g., towns, cities, regions, districts, and local boards)
municipal partners, which include:
- private sector entities
- Indigenous communities
- municipally owned corporations
- regional, provincial or territorial organizations delivering municipal services
- non-governmental organizations
- not-for-profit organizations
- research institutes (e.g., universities)
- Design and construction approaches
- Passive energy efficiency (e.g., directional orientation, natural features)
- Alternative building components and materials (e.g., insulation, walls, windows)
- Advanced automation and control systems
- Advanced heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems
- Harvesting energy from process loads or waste (e.g., sewer heat recovery)
- On-site renewable energy generation and storage (e.g., solar, wind, geothermal or geo-exchange systems)
- Other measures targeting net zero energy or carbon
This program is accepting applications year-round.