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energy Energy

Capital project: GHG impact retrofit

A capital project for an initiative that achieves a minimum 30 percent GHG emissions reduction through a retrofit of a community building when compared to baseline emissions.

Maximum Award

Maximum of $5 million per project. Up to 25% as a grant and the remainder as a loan. Combined loan and grant for up to 80% of eligible project costs

Community Buildings Retrofit
Energy recovery
Retrofit building
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energy Energy

Capital project: GHG reduction pathway retrofit

A capital project for an initiative that makes significant reductions in energy-use and GHG emissions by retrofitting community buildings over time.

Maximum Award

Maximum of $5 million per project. Up to 25% as a grant and the remainder as a loan. Combined loan and grant for up to 80% of eligible project costs

Community Buildings Retrofit
Energy recovery
Retrofit building
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energy Energy

Capital program: Loan or credit enhancement for local home-energy upgrade financing program

A capital project for an initiative that capializes a local financing program for home-energy upgrades.

Maximum Award

Two funding options are available:

Capital loan combined with grant
Loan to a maximum of $10 million
Grant of up to a maximum of 50% of the loan amount to support start-up and operating costs
The combined loan and grant can cover up to 80% of total eligible program costs

Credit enhancement:
Credit enhancement of $2 million pledged by GMF to support third-party financing
Applicant must demonstrate a minimum leverage ratio of 5:1 (credit enhancement to third party capital)
Grant of up to $5 million (not to exceed the total start-up and operating costs

Community Efficiency Financing
Energy recovery
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energy Energy

Capital project: New construction of sustainable affordable housing

A capital project for an initiative that constructs new affordable housing projects to a higher environmental performance standard.

Maximum Award

Financing (a combination of a grant and a loan) for up to 20% of total eligible project costs

Up to a maximum combined financing of $10 million

50% grant and 50% loan*

*Northern providers are eligible for a 60% grant. Please see application guide for details.

Sustainable Affordable Housing
New building
Energy recovery
Energy generation
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energy Energy

Capital project: Retrofit of sustainable affordable housing

A capital project for an initiative that supports the integration of leading-edge deep energy efficiency measures and onsite renewable energy generation in existing affordable housing retrofit and new build projects.

Maximum Award

Financing (a combination of a grant and loan) for up to 80% of total eligible project costs

Up to a maximum combined financing of $10 million

Grants are available for 25–50% of total financing – grant and loan proportions are based on anticipated energy performance (e.g., a 35% energy reduction would result in a 35% grant*)

*Northern providers are eligible for additional grant funding. Please see application guide for details.

Sustainable Affordable Housing
Retrofit building
Energy recovery
Energy generation
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land use Land Use

Capital project: Signature initiative

Highly innovative and impactful environmental projects that reduce GHG emissions and protect the air, water or land.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

New building
Retrofit building
District energy
Energy recovery
Energy generation
Wastewater management
Water conservation
Stormwater treatment
Waste management
Land remediation and redevelopment
Active transportation
Fleet management
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transportation Transportation

Capital project: Reduce fossil fuel use in fleets

A capital project for an initiative that reduces or avoids GHG emissions by 20% compared to an existing or modeled baseline measurement in any vehicle fleet that delivers municipal services.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Fleet management
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water Water

Capital project: Stormwater quality, community project

A capital project for an initiative that will remove 60% of TSS from a neighbourhood’s stormwater runoff. The target amount to be removed from ‘other contaminants’ will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Stormwater treatment
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water Water

Capital project: Septic wastewater systems

A capital project of an initiative that has the potential to capture and treat all wastewater in a target area to at least secondary treatment standards using septic system technologies.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Wastewater management
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water Water

Capital project: Stormwater quality, municipal project

A capital project for an initiative that removes 80% of TSS from a municipal facility’s runoff. The target amount to be removed from ‘other contaminants’ will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Stormwater treatment
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energy Energy

Capital project: Energy recovery or district energy

A capital project that reduces GHG emissions associated with fossil fuel or grid electricity use by at least 40% compared to current performance. You must be able to achieve this target within three years of implementation.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

District energy
Energy recovery
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energy Energy

Capital project: Retrofit of municipal facilities

A capital project for retrofits that reducesa building’s energy use by at least 30%. A minimum of 20% must come from energy efficiency and a maximum of 10% can come from on-site, renewable energy. The 10% maximum does not apply to geothermal or geo-exchange systems. Retrofit changes must meet or exceed the national and provincial building codes (NECB 2011 or provincial derivatives).

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Retrofit building
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water Water

Capital project: Wastewater systems

A capital project that uses an innovative wastewater treatment solution that meets regulatory requirements.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Wastewater management
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land use Land Use

Capital project: Brownfield site redevelopment

A capital project for an initiative that brings a brownfield site back into economically productive use.

Maximum Award

A low-interest loan is available and the amount is determined on a per-project basis. Certain municipal applicants may be eligible for a grant worth up to 15 percent of the loan.

Land remediation and redevelopment
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water Water

Capital project: Water conservation, community project

A capital project for a retrofit initiative that reduces residential potable water use by at least 20%. The baseline for neighbourhoods is the average consumption over the previous three years (m3) on a per capita basis. For a facility or group of facilities, the baseline is the average overall consumption in the past three years.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Water conservation
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water Water

Capital project: Water conservation, municipal project

A capital project for a retrofit initiative that reduces a municipal facility’s potable water use by 40% from its current annual rate.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Water conservation
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transportation Transportation

Capital project: Transportation networks and commuting options

A capital project for an initiative that reduces pollution in Canadian communities by improving transportation systems and networks or encouraging people to switch to less polluting transportation options.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Active transportation
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waste Waste

Capital project: Waste reduction and diversion

A capital project that diverts at least 60% of municipal solid waste from your landfill, or moves beyond the 60% mark if you have already achieved it. If you are from a remote community, achieve a diversion rate of 15% over your current baseline.

Maximum Award

Regular loans and grants: Receive a low-interest loan of up to $5 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

High-ranking project loans and grants: These qualify for a low-interest loan of up to $10 million and a grant worth up to 15% of the loan; cover up to 80% of your eligible costs.

Waste management
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land use Land Use

Capital project: Renewable energy production on a brownfield

A capital project of an initiative that generates renewable energy on a brownfield site, with or without its remediation.

Maximum Award

A low-interest loan is available and the amount is determined on a per-project basis. Certain municipal applicants may be eligible for a grant worth up to 15 percent of the loan.

Land remediation and redevelopment
Energy generation
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land use Land Use

Capital project: Site remediation or risk management

A capital project of an initiative that has the potential to bring a brownfield site back into economically productive use.

Maximum Award

A low-interest loan is available and the amount is determined on a per-project basis. Certain municipal applicants may be eligible for a grant worth up to 15 percent of the loan.

Land remediation and redevelopment
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