NOW OPEN: $75,000 to $150,000+ NRCan Climate Change Funding

NRCan Call for Proposals now openHeads up, Funds Fans!  Here’s an opportunity to help shape Canada’s strategies for adapting to climate change.

The Climate Change Impacts & Adaptation Division (CCIAD) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has issued a Call for Proposals under the “Enhancing Competitiveness in a Changing Climate” program.  The objective is to facilitate the development and sharing of knowledge, tools and practices which will assist decision-makers in the analysis and implementation of adaptation measures.  Grants range from $75,000 to$150,000+ Deadline: Friday June 28th, 2013.

Proponents may submit proposals to one or more of NRCan’s priority areas:  Coastal Management, Economics, Energy, Mining, Measuring Progress in Adaptation, and the North.  The federal government may fund up to 50% of the total cost of a project. Projects are expected to provide matching support, either cash or well documented in-kind contributions from sources other than the federal government.

Eligible recipients include Canadian organizations such as: educational and academic organizations; provincial, territorial, regional and municipal government agencies, not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations; businesses and industries and professional associations, and First Nations and aboriginal organizations. Proponents must demonstrate that their organization has the expertise and financial capacity necessary to deliver the project.

Proposal categories and funding levels as follows:

  • International use of indicators to measure adaptation – $150,000 available in total; 1-2 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by Dec 31,2014
  • Case Studies of Canadian Indicators  – $350,000 available in total; up to 3 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by Dec 31,2014
  • Coastal Management in Atlantic Canada – $500K available in total; up to 3 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by December 31, 2015
  • Mining – $300,000 available in total; up to 3 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by December 31, 2014
  • Climate Change Impacts Risk and Opportunity Assessments – $500,000 available in total; up to 4 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by Sept 30, 2015
  • Adaptation Best Practices, Resources and Tools  – $500,000 available in total; up to 4 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by Sept 30, 2015
  • Case Studies of Adaptation Actions – $150,000 available in total; up to 2 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by Sept 30, 2015
  • Policy Drivers and Barriers – $150,000 available in total; up to 2 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by Dec 31, 2014
  • Identify Opportunities for Adaptation Measures to build on Mitigation Programs and Policies – $75,000 available in total; 1 project to be funded; project must be completed by Dec 31, 2014
  • Survey of Energy Sector  – $150,000 available in total; up to 3 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by Dec 31, 2014
  • Permafrost and infrastructure: Identifying existing adaptation actions – $300,000 available in total; up to 6 projects to be funded; projects to be completed by Dec 31 2015
  • Risk assessment of planned and existing infrastructure in Canada’s North – $250,000 available in total; up to 2 projects to be funded; projects to be completed by Dec 31 2015
  • Economic Instruments for Use in Adaptation – $300,000 available in total; up to 3 projects to be funded; projects must be completed by Dec 31, 2014

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