Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund

First announced in Economic Action Plan 2012, the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund provides$150 million for the repair and improvement of community infrastructure facilities across the country.

FedDev Ontario is delivering the Fund in Ontario with an allocation of $49.6 million over two years.

Applications are being accepted for projects in Ontario until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) onAugust 24, 2012. Please refer to the links in the right-hand menu for detailed eligibility and application requirements.

Who is eligible?

Organizations eligible to apply for funding include:

  • local or regional governments or related agencies;
  • provincial entities that provide municipal-type services to communities;
  • not-for-profit organizations; and
  • First Nation governments, including Band or Tribal Councils or their legally-designated representatives.

What projects are eligible?

The Fund supports the rehabilitation and improvement of existing community infrastructure that is non-commercialand accessible for use by the public. Examples of the types of community infrastructure that can be supported include:

  • community facilities (e.g. community centres, libraries, parks);
  • cultural centres;
  • recreational facilities (e.g. arenas, gymnasiums, sports fields, bike paths and other recreational trails);
  • tourism facilities; and
  • other community infrastructure.

Projects must be completed construction byMarch 31, 2014.

Please refer to the Program Guidelines for more detailed requirements.

Should you have questions or inquiries, please FedDev.

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