Type of Program:
Through the SREPs capacity building stream, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) will provide funding for projects that build knowledge and skills related to renewable energy and grid modernization technologies, and also support equity, diversity and inclusion activities. These projects will enable communities and individuals to participate in the Canadian electricity and energy sector’s transition to low carbon.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to 100% of eligible expenses, to a maximum of $5 million for each project.
Applicants can combine other sources of Government of Canada funding (federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal), up to 100% of total project costs.
The program anticipates that the requested funding for a project will vary based on its size, scope, timeline and funding obtained from other partners.
When It Ends:
Intake 1 closed
March 31, 2025
Applicants must be:
Projects must meet one or more of the following program objectives:
request a proposal template by emailing the program mailbox: email@example.com subject line “SREPs Capacity Building: Request for Proposal template.”
submit the completed proposal as a Word file and as a signed PDF (digitally signed or photograph of the signature page) to the program email above. Support letters from participating communities and organizations are strongly encouraged.
An automatic reply will inform applicants that their submission has been received. Applicants who do not receive an automatic message, should send a separate email to the program mailbox. All applicants will receive a funding decision by email. Please refer to Supplementary Information for service standards and notification timelines. If support is needed while completing the proposal process, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Things to Note:
- 1Program funding is available for projects until March 31, 2025. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) expects to issue two request for proposals under the Capacity Building stream of SREPs.
- 2The 1st Call for Proposals under the Capacity Building stream of the Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program (SREPs) is now closed, a 2nd call for proposals is expected in the future.
- 3Examples of capacity building projects