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Community Places

Program Category: Clean Energy, Climate Adaptation
Program Sub-Category: Economic Development
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Status: Closing Soon


Northern Development Initiative Trust (NDIT)

Deadline Details

Quarterly intakes. Next deadline is February 10th, 2023 at 11:59pm.

Funder Organization Type

  • Trust

[This is a regional program and only supports communities in its service area. Details can be found in the program summary and on the program’s website.] 
The Community Places program supports the creation, restoration or enhancement of community spaces that will improve amenities and enhance the overall quality of life. Eligible projects must be community oriented and accessible to all members of the community (not limited to a private membership).
Although the focus of NDIT programs is economic development, programs can also support community goals related to clean energy and adaptation. 

Eligible Community

All applicants must be located within Northern Development’s service region.
  • Local Governments
  • Registered First Nations Bands

Regional Limitations

Yes (See the Map)

Specific eligibility requirements

Eligible projects are community oriented and promotes opportunities for community gathering, is accessible to all members of the community and is not limited to a private membership. Individual project eligibility is determined by the Trust at its sole discretion. The types of projects that may be eligible include, but are not limited to:
• Community hall/event space renovations
• Clubhouse building improvements
• Public washrooms
• Outdoor multi-use plaza/pavilion
• Community gardens
• Parks/playgrounds/pavilions
• Dog parks
• Local government managed trails and walkways
• Free of charge outdoor recreation facilities ex. skating rinks, tennis courts, basketball courts, skate parks

Type of funding

  • Grant

Range of funding available per project

  • Up to $100,000

Description of funding

Up to $30,000 available to a maximum of 70% of the eligible project budget. 

Percentage of project funded

Up to 70%.