Grants & Funding

Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program is part of Canada 150 Celebrates, the Government of Canada's celebration of our country's 150th anniversary of Confederation. Through investments in community infrastructure, the Government of Canada will invest in projects that celebrate our heritage, create jobs, and improve the quality of life for Canadians.

Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) has received an additional $46.2 million in funding through Budget 2016 as part the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program to invest in projects aiming to rehabilitate existing community infrastructure in Western Canada.

WD will be seeking new applications under a second call for proposals that will open on May 24th. Under the second call for proposals priority will be given to:

  • Recreational facilities;
  • Projects that support a clean growth economy (i.e., energy efficiency upgrades); and/or,
  • Projects that support Indigenous communities and Peoples.

Life & Community


Western Economic Diversification Canada