Comments on Funding:
The maximum value of a Cluster Building project is $150,000. NGen will reimburse up to 50% of the maximum value. Only eligible costs as defined in the NGen Capacity Building Finance Guide will be reimbursed.
Capital & equipment expenses may not exceed the lesser of ten percent (10%) of the total value of the project or $15,000.
Although the total amount allowable for subcontracting under an NGen Cluster Building Project is not capped, only expenses incurred for Canadian subcontractors are reimbursable by NGen.
Applicants must be:
Funding recipients must be:
Other publicly funded not-for-profit organizations, post-secondary institutions, federal Crown corporations, and government departments or agencies are not eligible to receive Supercluster funding directly, although they may bring their own contributions to projects or be sub-contracted by funded recipients to carry out project activities.
International organizations (offshore companies and research organizations without an incorporated presence in Canada) may participate as partners in NGen Cluster Building Projects, but any project activity undertaken by these organizations will not be eligible for Supercluster funding.
There are six elements of an NGen Project Application:
Other Things to Note:
There are the same questions as before.
NGen reorganized their program structure compared to last year, some program components (Cluster Building, Feasibility Studies, Pilor Projects) are now programs but their main characteristics were kept.