GMF helps ensure active and low-carbon transit are accessible, efficient, safe, and convenient.
We give local governments access to innovative, technically and economically viable environmentally sustainable solutions to their transportation challenges. By leveraging our funding and training, GMF provides municipalities the means and resources to lead the transition to sustainable Canadian communities.
What we fund
- Reduction of fossil fuels in fleets
- Transportation networks and community options
How it can help
Invest in greener modes of transportation for your community:
- Test or scale-up transportation solutions in both municipal fleets and transit
- Assess financial and environmental performance, and social benefits in the community
- Build the business case for upcoming projects in sustainable municipal transport
- Demonstrate leadership in innovative public transit solutions and municipal fleet management
- Increase fuel efficiency of municipal vehicles
- Reduce municipal operating costs and pass savings on or residents
- Lower smog and GHG emissions
Access convenient, stackable funding to help you switch from fossil fuels and invest in active or low-carbon transit.
Study: Transportation networks and commuting options
Improve local transportation systems by switching to less polluting commute options. Assess potential solutions with a study grant.Read more
Capital project: Transportation networks and commuting options
Improve local transportation systems. Finance a switch to less polluting commute options with capital funding.Read more
Pilot project: Reduce fossil fuel use in fleets
Evaluate a solution for reducing or avoiding fossil fuel use in municipal service delivery vehicles. Develop a smaller-scale version of your project in real-life conditions with a pilot project grant.Read more
Capital project: Reduce fossil fuel use in fleets
Reduce or avoid the use of fossil fuels in municipal service delivery vehicles. Finance a greener fleet solution with capital funding.Read more
Gain the knowledge, tools, and support you need to undertake and execute sustainable transportation solutions.
Guide: Engaging students to increase public transit ridership
Learn how to set up a student bus pass program through a city-school partnershipRead more
Webinar recording: Engaging students to increase public transit ridership
Address municipal transportation issues by encouraging youth to ride the busRead more
Webinar recordings: Best practices in municipal sustainability
Innovations and opportunities in energy, waste, water, transportation and land useRead more
Read about real-world implementations of municipal sustainable transportation projects.
Have a question?
Contact our Programs Outreach team for more information on available transportation funding and eligibility.
The Green Municipal Fund is a $1 billion program, delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.