The Community Adjustment Fund (CAF) is a two-year national program established under Budget 2009, Canada’s Economic Action Plan. Its objectives are to provide economic stimulus to create or maintain jobs in and around communities affected by the global recession, and to promote economic diversification of those communities.
CAF is delivered by CanNor in the three territories.
The Agency has received $32.8 million over two years for the North.
Eligible recipients are: organizations including social enterprises; individuals; other levels of government and other non-federal entities, public or private, that have an interest in economic development in the North.
Contributions to for-profit organizations may be made on a repayable basis.
CAF investments in the North will focus on four thematic areas:
To be funded under CAF, projects must:
Priority will be given to eligible projects which:
Projects which cannot be supported under CAF include:
If you wish to submit a proposal, contact the CanNor office in your territory for an application package.
CanNor, Yukon Region
Second Floor, Hougen Centre
305 Main Street
Suite 415c - 300 Main St
CanNor, Northwest Territories Region
PO Box 1500
Tel: (867) 766-8327
CanNor, Nunavut Region
2nd Floor, Inuksugait Plaza, Building 1104B
P.O. Box 40