Government of New Brunswick
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    NBPAP is a financial assistance program offered by this department. The program is for prospectors searching for metallic or industrial minerals (except aggregates) in the Province, who can receive up to:

    - A maximum of $5,000 if the prospector does not have mineral claims at the time of application;
    - A maximum of $15,000 if the prospector has existing mineral claims at the time of application.


    To be eligible for the program, you must have:

    - A valid New Brunswick prospector’s license.
    - Fulfilled all commitments for any previous grants from the Division.

    You must not have:

    A concurrent grant under the New Brunswick Junior Mining Assistance Program.


    To apply for a NBPAP grant:

    Download the attached application form or obtain one from one of our offices.

    Complete the application form, including your:
    - Contact information
    - Prospecting experience
    - Work location
    - Work proposal
    Submit the completed application form to the address on the form.

    For more information see the related link below.

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