Efficiency Manitoba Innovation Fund

Receive up to $250,000 in Funding Support

The Efficiency Manitoba Innovation Fund supports new and innovative energy-efficient technologies and approaches in the Manitoba market.

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Efficiency Manitoba Innovation Fund

Amount of Funding

Applicants may receive up to 75% of eligible project costs to a maximum of $250,000.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Efficiency Manitoba Innovation Fund

Eligible Applicants

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Must be within one of the following sectors, including residential, Indigenous, commercial, industrial or agricultural;
  • Must have a physical presence or be registered as a legal entity within Manitoba;
  • Must be corporate, non-profit, or community organization, including municipalities and indigenous communities;
  • The project must result in electricity and natural gas savings which could then be replicated at other sites in Manitoba; and
  • One of the following aspects of the technology must not yet be proven in Manitoba, including energy performance, reliability, cost effectiveness, applicability.
Eligible Applicants for Canadian Government Funding

Efficiency Manitoba Innovation Fund

Eligible Activities

Pilot projects and partnerships that advance new and energy efficiency opportunities in Manitoba within two project streams:

Technology Demonstration Stream

Evaluating technology in Manitoba including:

  • Demonstration projects;
  • Field tests; and
  • Small scale technology pilots.

Market Capacity Stream

Understanding and reducing market barriers to energy-efficient technologies through:

  • Communities of practice and peer learning networks;
  • Capacity building;
  • Training programs;
  • Go-to-market studies and strategies; and
  • Program pilots.
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Efficiency Manitoba Innovation Fund

Program Deadline

Two stage application process:

  • EOI Deadline: November 4, 2022
  • Full Application: December 9, 2022

Projects must be completed within 36 months of signing a funding agreement.

Program Deadline for Canadian Government Funding
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