Frequently Asked Questions about the Fund
Who is eligible to apply to the Fund?
The P3 Canada Fund is focused on provincial, territorial, municipal and First Nations public private partnership infrastructure projects.
How much money can I get?
The amount of the funding support, in combination with any other direct federal assistance, may not exceed 25 percent of the project's direct construction costs. The level, form and conditions of any funding support will vary depending on the needs of a given project.
What types of projects are eligible?
Eligible projects will be for the construction, renewal or material enhancement of public infrastructure within several sectors including Transport (public transit, highways, brownfield re-development, local roads and short line rail), Water, Energy (green projects), Security (disaster mitigation), Solid Waste, Culture, Connectivity and Broadband, Maritime (short sea shipping), Aerospace (regional and local airport) and Tourism.
Is there a minimum or maximum size?
There's no minimum or maximum size but larger projects have a greater potential to generate the efficiency gains necessary to offset the fixed costs incurred by the public and private sectors during the development and procurement phases.
How do I submit a project for consideration?
PPP Canada accepts applications to the P3 Canada Fund on an annual basis. In order to apply you will need to submit an Application Form to your designated contact. Application forms can be submitted to your contact by mail, fax or email.
To assist in the application process for future project submissions, PPP Canada’s Application Guide
is available on our website as a reference. The Guide provides applicants with the necessary guidance and direction with respect to completing an application to the P3 Canada Fund. In the following pages you will find an overview of PPP Canada and its role in developing the Canadian market for public-private partnerships (P3s) through strategic use of the $1.2 billion P3 Canada Fund.
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