Amount:

$750,000.00

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

The Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) aims to help communities across Canada build and improve community infrastructure projects so they can rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Comments on Funding:

CCRF contributions will be determined based on the minimum amount required to carry out a project and may represent up to 75% of total eligible costs.

Recipients could receive up to $750,000 per project across provinces. In order to reflect higher construction costs and a shorter construction season, recipients in territories may receive up to $1 million in territories.

RDAs may also contribute up to 100% funding for projects with Indigenous groups.
All contributions will be non-repayable.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

March 31, 2023

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Not-for-profit organizations;
  • Co-operatives and business improvement areas (BIAs);
  • Municipal or regional governments established by or under provincial or territorial statute;
  • Local service districts, regional districts or similar types of entities that are established as unincorporated units of governance;
  • Rural communities that are incorporated but considered non-municipal bodies;
  • Public-sector bodies that are established under provincial or territorial statute or regulation, or that are wholly owned by provincial, territorial, municipal or regional governments, that provide municipal-type infrastructure services to communities;
  • Indigenous organizations such as Indigenous-led not-for-profits and organizations which include but are not limited to First Nations as represented by their Chief and Council, tribal councils, Indigenous Representative Organizations, Métis and Inuit organizations and settlements as well as Indigenous/First Nation/Métis settlement-owned organizations.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:

1

complete the application for funding;

2

attach the supporting documentation. The total size of all supplementary materials cannot exceed 100MB.

3

submit the application. Once the application package is received, a confirmation message will be displayed on the applicant's screen: "Your application has been successfully submitted to FedDev Ontario."

4

save and print a copy of the application package and the confirmation message for your records.

Applicants are encouraged to contact FedDev Ontario electronically or by phone at 1-866-593-5505 if they have any questions regarding the Application for Funding.

Documentation Needed:

  1. 1
    historical financial statements for the last two fiscal years either in the form of an Audit, Review Engagement or Notice to Reader. Note: Internally-prepared financial statements are accepted. At a minimum, this should include a balance sheet, income statement (including a breakdown of costs), and statement of cash flow; and
  2. 2
    Incorporation documents, and/or Partnership Agreement, Letters Patent or other relevant documentation.
  3. 3
    other attachments relevant to the project and that complement answers provided in the Application for Funding. 

Other Things to Note:

  1. 1
    Regional development agencies across Canada are delivering $500 million over two years (2021-2022 to 2022-2023) for community infrastructure projects, with FedDev Ontario delivering $144.7 million in southern Ontario. 
  2. 2
    FedDev Ontario began accepting applications for the CCRF as of June 23, 2021.
  • Scheduled intake: A one-time special scheduled intake will focus on eligible projects that are ready to proceed. Initial screening will begin during the four-week period. Assessment of applications will begin on July 24, 2021. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by this date. 
  • Continuous intake: Should there be remaining funding after the scheduled intake period, applications will continue to be accepted on a continuous intake basis over the duration of the program or until such time as the allocated funding is fully distributed.

About the author 

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Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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