Community Readiness and Opportunities Planning

The Community Readiness and Opportunities Planning (CROP) fund is one of two program contribution streams offered under the Northern Aboriginal Economic Opportunities Program (NAEOP).

The CROP fund is intended to improve the economic development capacity of Aboriginal communities and increase economic development in the three territories. It achieves this by providing financial support to First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-status Indian communities so they can improve their capacity and prepare to plan for, pursue, and participate in economic opportunities.

The goal of CROP is to:

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Who can apply?

You can apply if you are:

What type of activities qualify for CROP funding?

Funding is considered for activities that:

Are there any conditions to the funding?

What information do I need to submit when I apply?

Before completing an application form - PDF Version (169 Kb, 4 Pages) applicants are encouraged to call their nearest CanNor office for information about the application, eligibility criteria, and approval process. Potential recipients need to submit documents that show clearly they qualify under the program, along with any information CanNor needs to assess the applicant and/or the project against the CROP criteria. This includes:

How do I apply?

Applicants are strongly encouraged to speak to a CanNor representative before completing an application form and for more information about the CROP fund, application process, and who and what are eligible.

What happens after I apply?

Applicants will be contacted by a CanNor officer after receiving the signed application to confirm it is complete and discuss next steps.

Contact us

For more information about CanNor programs, please contact the regional office nearest you.

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