Funding Availability
Indigenous Capacity Support Program – Stream 3, Strategic Opportunities

The funding application period for the Indigenous Capacity Support Program – Stream 3 Strategic Opportunities – is now open. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available through this program to support Indigenous communities and organizations so they may better participate in current and future assessments. This funding is provided outside the context of specific project reviews.

Who can apply

Indigenous communities and organizations currently engaged in more than one project assessment subject to the Impact Assessment Act are invited to apply.

The Agency will consider applicants who meet the program’s criteria and eligible activities.

Eligible activities

Criteria for prioritized funding

Indigenous communities and organizations that meet all the following criteria will be prioritized for funding:

Funding allocation

Maximum funding allocation:

The amount of funding per successful applicant depends on the complexity and cost of activities proposed, and the availability of budget.

How to submit an application

Applications can be sent to using your preferred template in Microsoft Word or PDF format.


Applications received by November 5, 2021 will be considered. Applications received after that date may be considered depending on funding availability.

For more information

Additional information about the Indigenous Capacity Support Program can be found in the Program Guidelines.

For questions about this funding availability opportunity, please email

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