Support offered by the Department
Under the program, the Department offers non-recurring financial support established according to the nature of the project and its foreseeable impacts. The maximum amount granted is $40,000. The Department reserves the right to grant an amount lower than the application if it considers it expedient to do so.
The applicant is required to provide a minimum contribution of 10% of the project in services or financial contribution.
Allocation to regions in proportion to the population will be taken into consideration when offering financial support.
Financial support is granted to the projects selected according to the conditions stipulated in a financial assistance agreement.
The grant will be disbursed to the organization according to the following terms:
- A first instalment (80% of the grant) is paid within 30 days of signing of the agreement by the parties;
- A last instalment (20% of the grant) is paid within 30 days of approval of the final report of the project.
The program does not prescribe a specified term for the project. However, it must end no later than December 31, 2018.
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