Solid Waste Management Innovation Fund (SWMIF)

By mmuise

MMSB’s Solid Waste Management Innovation Fund (SWMIF) provides financial support to innovators who are advancing sustainable waste management by finding creative ways to turn trash into treasure in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a non-repayable contribution covering up to 80% of the eligible costs of projects up to a maximum of $15,000.

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

Applicants must be:

  • provincially owned and/or operated businesses;
  • industry associations;
  • non-profit organizations;
  • developing new or improved technologies, products, services or processes that support the management of solid waste in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. wait for a call for proposals to be announced;

2. contact the Business Development Officer at MMSB (709-757- 0782 / prior to submitting a proposal;

3. submit the proposal to the Business Development Officer: Mfon Oton Tel: 709-757-0782 Toll free: 1-800-901-MMSB Email: 21 Kings Bridge Road, St John’s A1C 3K4.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. a proposal (including organizational profile and executive summary, company/organization profile, description of project, project budget (table));
2. a letter of good standing/satisfactory account from the proponent’s banking institution, if incorporated entities and sole proprietors/partnerships;
3. a bank statement; a line of credit statement or a letter from the bank advising that the proponent can finance its portion of the project, if non-profit organizations;
4. the proponent’s Government of Newfoundland and Labrador vendor/direct seller license number (where applicable).

Other Things to Note:

Submissions Are Now Closed. Applicants should check the website for updates.

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