Government of New Brunswick

The Department of Environment and Local Government (DELG) is accepting applications for eligible projects in local service districts of the Province from December 17, 2021 to February 14, 2022.  Approximately $35M is available for projects to be completed by March 31, 2024.  Successful applicants will be notified in spring of 2022.

Completed applications must be emailed to

What projects will be given a preference?

  • Projects receiving additional financial support (ex. donations, fundraising efforts, local tax contributions, other funding programs, etc.)
  • Projects benefiting multiple stakeholders
  • Improvements to existing infrastructure
  • Low-cost recreation, sport, culture and tourism projects with regional benefits
  • Projects which meet provincial priorities, as described in the 2020 Speech from the Throne:
    • Energizing the Private Sector
    • Vibrant and Sustainable Communities
    • Environment

Who is eligible to receive funding?

Organizations representing unincorporated areas of New Brunswick, including, Regional Service Commissions, water and wastewater commissions, community groups and other organizations acting on behalf of unincorporated areas are eligible to apply.

What types of projects are eligible?

Eligible projects include investments in community infrastructure for construction, renewal or material enhancement in each of the following categories:

What are ineligible project costs?

The following costs are considered ineligible under the program:

  • The cost of leasing equipment by the Ultimate Recipient, any overhead costs, including salaries and other employment benefits of any employees of the Ultimate Recipient, its direct or indirect operating or administrative costs of Ultimate Recipients, and more specifically its costs related to planning, engineering, architecture, supervision, management and other activities normally carried out by its staff
  • Taxes for which the Ultimate Recipient is eligible for a tax rebate and all other costs eligible for rebates
  • Purchase of land or any interest therein, and related costs
  • Legal fees
  • Routine repair and maintenance costs
  • Non-fixed equipment or asset
  • Feasibility studies
  • Health infrastructure
  • Education infrastructure

For further information, please contact staff at or call 506-457-4947.