Clean Energy in Indigenous, Rural and Remote Communities (formerly: Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities Program)

By mmuise

The Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities (CERRC) program provides funding for renewable energy and capacity building projects and related energy efficiency measures in Indigenous, rural and remote communities across Canada.
The program has the following areas of focus:
1. Indigenous, rural and remote areas that use fossil fuels for heat or power, including Northern and Arctic regions and industrial sites;
2. Prioritize Indigenous-owned or led projects, or projects with community partnerships;
3. Support for all project stages and a variety of technology types.

Comments on Funding:

No other details available.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must be:

  • first Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, governments, development corporations and organizations;
  • canadian businesses and not-for-profit organizations;
  • provincial, territorial, regional or municipal government organizations.
Application Steps:

The applicants:

1. must submit a contact form or request an application by email;

2. could contact their ISC regional office, if they are a representative of a First Nation;

2. should expect an answer within 5 business days.

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

Other Things to Note:

Eligible projects submitted to these funding streams before September 15, 2023, have been added to a waitlist and will be considered for funding should funds be made available.

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