Environmental Damages Fund: available funds and application process

Available funds

The Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) does not currently have any funding available.

To receive an email notification when EDF funds become available, please send an email request to the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) contact in your region to be included in the EDF’s distribution list.

Application process

Step 1: Confirm available funds and project eligibility

Log into Grants and Contributions Enterprise Management System (GCEMS) to review the funding opportunity. Refer to the EDF Applicant Guide to ensure all proposed project activities are eligible for funding and that your project satisfies all Fund Use Requirements.

For more information about available funds in your province or territory or to discuss a proposal idea, please email your ECCC regional office.

If contacting ECCC about a proposal in GCEMS, please always reference the four-digit proposal ID number associated with the application.

Step 2: Prepare your funding application using GCEMS

Visit the GCEMS application instructions page for technical assistance documents, tutorials, and support throughout your application preparation.

Step 3: Submit your application

Once you have submitted your application through GCEMS, acknowledgment of receipt is automatically generated by the portal. If you do not receive an acknowledgment of receipt, it is recommended that you email your regional office to confirm that your application was received.

Following the project review phase, you will receive notification on the status of your funding application.

Contact us

National EDF Office
45 Alderney Drive
16th Floor, Queen Square
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6
E-mail: EDF-FDE2@ec.gc.ca

New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island
45 Alderney Drive
16th Floor, Queen Square
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6
E-mail: fdeqa-edfaq@ec.gc.ca

801-1550, avenue D'Estimauville
Quebec, Quebec G1J 0C3
E-mail: fdeqa-edfaq@ec.gc.ca

4905 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario M3H 5T4
E-mail: edf-fde.on@ec.gc.ca

Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
123 Main Street, Suite 150
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4W2
E-mail: EDF.West.North@ec.gc.ca

British Columbia and Yukon
#201-401 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3S5
E-mail: EDF.West.North@ec.gc.ca

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