• This program is currently closed.

Amount:

$100,000

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

The Northern Community Capacity Building Program helps northern communities develop the capacity to promote, attract, and support economic growth in existing and emerging priority economic sectors.

Comments on Funding:

Funding for community-based projects will generally not exceed the lesser of 75% or $50,000.

Funding for regional, partnership-based projects will generally not exceed the lesser of 75% or $100,000.


When It Ends:

Closed

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • Municipalities, First Nations, local service boards (for projects related to their approved powers) and not-for-profit organizations including educational institutions, either involved in economic development or representing an eligible sector (may apply individually)
  • Partnerships and alliances of municipalities, private sector businesses and organizations, educational institutions, the federal government, and other government-related agencies.

Applications Steps:

The applicant must:

1

Create an online account using the form on the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) website

2

Follow the onscreen instructions to complete each section of your application,

3

Click "Submit application".

NOHFC will contact the applicant in 2 to 4 weeks!

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must provide:

  • A municipal council resolution, a band council resolution, a local services board by-law, non-profit board of directors resolution to confirm support, or other for Community applications.
  • A municipal council resolution, a band council resolution, a local services board by-law or other documentation confirming support from each of the represented organizations for regional applications or applications from organizations representing a group of eligible applicants.
  • A list of previous funding received by all partner organizations that are related to the proposed project or to similar activities funded in the previous five years.

Other Things to Note:

Program no longer active. (January 2021 and December 2021)

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