Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Funding Program – Contributions

Current status: Closed

Closed on January 22, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST)

This funding opportunity aims to support the federal government’s implementation of the 2030 Agenda by strengthening partnerships and engagement with Canadians. In 2015, Canada and all other United Nations Member States, committed to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which set 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to eliminate poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity by the year 2030.

The Contributions stream of this Call for Proposals (CFP) will fund projects that aim to localize SDGs in communities.  Funded projects will adapt, employ, and monitor progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the local level and will measure and report on the SDGs.

Application period: November 20, 2023 to January 22, 2024 at 11:59 pm, Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Funding amount: Up to $900,000 for a project that is up to 36 months (maximum $300,000 per fiscal year)

Who can apply: Not-for-profit organizations, municipalities, provincial and territorial governments, Indigenous organizations, coalitions, networks and committees, research organizations or institutes, educational, health, and social institutions, and for-profit organizations (with exceptions)

Information sessions

We will hold information sessions to give an overview of this application process. You can take part online or by teleconference.

  • December 4, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (French)
  • December 5, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (English)

If you are interested, send an email to by December 4, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

In your email, specify your preferred language (English or French) and if you need accommodations. We will send you the instructions on how to attend.

Help and contact information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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General information

Enquiries will be answered between November 20, 2023 to January 18, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. EST.


Accessibility and disability help

If you need help or accommodations, please contact us by January 15, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. EST.


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