National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF)

By mmuise

Transport Canada's National Trade Corridors Fund provides funding for infrastructure projects in Canada, including work to airports, ports, rail yards, transportation facilities and access roads.

Comments on Funding:


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

Applicants must be:

  • provinces and territories, municipalities and local, regional, provincial and territorial entities,
  • Indigenous governments, tribal councils and other forms of regional government, national or regional Indigenous organizations or development corporations,
  • public sector organizations,
  • federal crown corporations or agencies,
  • not-for-profit and for-profit private sector organizations,
  • Canada port authorities,
  • National Airport Systems airport authorities,
  • universities and colleges.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. obtain a Government of Canada-issued GCKey (unique electronic credential) to access and use the NTCF online application portal,

2. use the online National Trade Corridors Fund application portal to submit an expression of interest,

3. submit a comprehensive project proposal, if invited.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must:
1. submit an expression of interest,
2. a comprehensive project proposal, if invited (if their expression of interest meets the essential assessment criteria and is deemed successful by Transport Canada).

Other Things to Note:

1. NTCF funding is spread out over 11 years, ending March 31, 2028.

About the author