First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund

Description

The First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) promotes increased Indigenous community participation in the clean energy sector within their asserted traditional territories and treaty areas.

The fund provides agreements between the B.C. Government and successful applicants for Capacity funding and Equity funding. It also provides revenue sharing agreements between the B.C. Government and eligible First Nations.

As an applicant, ensure all steps in the application process are completed, which includes completing the Application Worksheet for each category of funding. Applicants are recommended to review the qualifications and requirements of each funding category prior to submission.​

Special Requirements

Fund eligibility criteria restricts applicants to Indigenous communities in British Columbia falling into one of the following categories:

  1. A First Nation “band” as defined by the Indian Act (Canada);
  2. A First Nation governing body, representing exclusively one or more First Nations.

In addition, the proposed project must be located in British Columbia.

Last updated: May 18, 2018