Clean Fuels Awareness (CFA) Program

Receive up to $300,000 in Grant Funding.

The Clean Fuels Awareness (CFA) Program is seeking to fund innovative projects that aim to address awareness and knowledge gaps among Canadians on clean fuels and clean fuel technologies across all industries, commercial applications, and the public.

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Clean Fuels Awareness (CFA) Program

Amount of Funding

Applicants may receive the following funding allotments if successful:

  • Up to 50% of total project costs for for-profit organizations.
    • For Projects Completing Before March 31, 2023: Minimum: $50,000 and Maximum: $100,000. For Projects Starting Before March 31, 2022 and Completing by March 31, 2024: Minimum: $100,000 and Maximum: $200,000.
  • Up to 75% of total project costs for Not-For-Profit organizations and Indigenous organizations or communities.
    • For Projects Completing Before March 31, 2023: Minimum: $50,000 and Maximum: $150,000. For Projects Starting Before March 31, 2022 and Completing by March 31, 2024: Minimum: $100,000 and Maximum: $300,000.
Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Clean Fuels Awareness (CFA) Program

Eligible Applicants

Registered or Incorporated Canadian Organizations (For Profit & Not-For-Profit):

  • Electricity or gas utilities;
  • Private sector companies;
  • Industry associations;
  • Research associations;
  • Standards development organizations;
  • Indigenous and community groups;
  • Canadian academic institutions; or
  • Provincial, territorial, regional, or municipal governments or their departments or agencies where applicable.

Registered or Incorporated International Legal Entities (For Profit & Not-For-Profit):

  • Companies;
  • Industry associations;
  • Research associations;
  • Standards organizations; or
  • Academic institutions.
Eligible Applicants for Canadian Government Funding

Clean Fuels Awareness (CFA) Program

Eligible Activities

The following activities may be eligible for funding:

  • Developing curriculum and/or training material for a target audience such as children, youth, post-secondary students, industry, and/or the general public.
  • Developing and implementing a novel targeted outreach and awareness campaign.
  • Development of in-person professional training, industry-led skills training, or centers of expertise.
  • Establishing a web-based resource (webpages, fact sheets, manuals) and/or information portal
  • Implementing a national or regional clean fuels mentorship or ambassador program.
  • Developing best practices guides and educational tools to support targeted audiences or for all Canadians (national scale).
  • A series of in-person and virtual meetings, presentations, technology demonstrations, or other events (with remote attendance options).
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Clean Fuels Awareness (CFA) Program

Program Deadline

This program is currently closed.

Program Deadline for Canadian Government Funding
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