Working in forest sector? Apply for renewed IFIT grant

We’d like to inform you that Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Program has been renewed. The IFIT program helps improve the environmental performance of the forest sector by supporting demonstration and adoption projects that contribute to the decarbonization of industrial processes, as well as the efficient use of resources that generates more value from the same amount of wood.

Eligibility Criteria:

IFIT funding is open to the following applicants:

  1. Legal entities validly incorporated or registered in Canada including:
    • for-profit and not-for-profit organizations such as companies, industry associations, and research associations
    • Indigenous organizations and groups
  2. Provincial, territorial, regional, and municipal governments and their departments and agencies where applicable


Applications can be submitted within our 4 application windows, detailed below:

  • Window 1: Apply by September 30, 2023 for a decision by February 29, 2024.
  • Window 2: Apply by December 31, 2023 for a decision by May 31, 2024.
  • Window 3: Apply by March 31, 2024 for a decision by August 31, 2024.
  • Window 4: Apply by June 30, 2024 for a decision by November 30, 2024.

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