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New Building Canada Fund – Small Communities Fund (SCF) | Infrastructure Canada:




The $10-billion Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component (PTIC) provides support for projects of national, local or regional significance. This includes the Small Communities Fund (PTIC–SCF) to provide $1 billion for projects in municipalities with fewer than 100,000 residents.

Eligible Applicants

The following are eligible recipients for the purposes of the PTIC–SCF:

  • A municipal or regional government established by or under provincial or territorial statute;
  • A provincial or territorial entity (e.g., a department, corporation or agency) that provides municipal-type infrastructure services to communities, as defined in provincial or territorial statute;
  • A band council within the meaning of section 2 of the Indian Act; or a government or authority established pursuant to a Self-Government Agreement or a Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada and an Aboriginal people of Canada, that has been approved, given effect and declared valid by federal legislation;
  • A public sector body that is established by or under provincial or territorial statute or by regulation or is wholly owned by a province, territory, municipal or regional government which provides municipal-type infrastructure services to communities; and
  • A private sector body, including for-profit organizations and not-for-profit organizations, whose application is supported by a municipal or regional government referred to above. Such support could take the form of a resolution from the municipal or regional government council.

Eligible Expenses

Eligible Categories under the PTIC–SCF:

Highways and roads, Public transit infrastructure, Disaster mitigation infrastructure, Connectivity and broadband, Innovation, Wastewater, Green energy, Drinking water, Solid waste management, Brownfield redevelopment, Local and regional airports, Short-line rail infrastructure, Short-sea shipping, Northern infrastructure (applies to Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories only), Passenger ferries services infrastructure, Culture, Recreation, Tourism, Civic assets and municipal buildings.

Deadline Date



Contact Name: Infrastructure Canada

Phone Number: 613-948-1148 or 1-877-250-7154 (toll-free)

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