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Study: Retrofit or new construction of sustainable affordable housing | Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM):


Grants of up to $175,000 to cover up to 50% of your eligible costs.


We fund studies to support the integration of leading-edge deep energy efficiency measures and onsite renewable energy generation in existing affordable housing retrofit and new build projects.

Eligible Applicants

  • Canadian municipal governments (e.g., towns, cities, regions, districts and local boards thereof)
  • Municipally owned corporations, such as municipal housing service providers; or
  • Non-profit, mission-driven affordable housing providers, including cooperatives.

Eligible Expenses

Housing providers can use a study grant to assess the approaches needed to implement an eligible pilot or capital project in detail, including:

  • Technical evaluations and energy models
  • Financial options analysis
  • Site assessments
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Detailed project planning

Deadline Date

  Applications are accepted year round, though this offer will close when all funding has been allocated.


Contact Name: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

Phone Number: 1-877-417-0550

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