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Call for Proposals to restore the Environment and conserve Wildlife & Habitats – Canada

Call for Proposals to restore the Environment and conserve Wildlife & Habitats – Canada

Deadline: 18 February 2020

Government of Canada has announced the Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) to restore the environment and conserve wildlife and habitats in a scientifically sound, cost-effective, and technically feasible way.

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The Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) is a specified purpose account administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to direct funds received from fines, court orders and voluntary payments to priority projects that will benefit Canada’s natural environment.

Funding Categories

Fines directed to the EDF are used to fund projects that focus on the following four categories in order of priority:

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environmental quality improvement
research and development
education and awareness
Eligible Projects

Priority is given to projects that restore the natural environment and conserve wildlife, followed by:

environmental quality improvement initiatives
research and development on environmental restoration and improvement
education and awareness on issues affecting the health of the natural environment
Eligibility Criteria

Eligible groups include:
non-governmental organizations
universities and academic institutions
Indigenous organizations
provincial, territorial and municipal governments
Individuals, businesses, or other federal departments or agencies are not eligible for funding but are encouraged to partner with eligible groups to apply.
Offenders are not eligible to apply directly or to partner with eligible groups, for fines or monetary payments they have made that were directed to the EDF.
For more information, visit https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/environmental-funding/programs/environmental-damages-fund.html

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