Participant Funding Program

The NEB’s Participant Funding Program (PFP) provides funding to facilitate public participation in certain project hearings and environmental assessments of designated projects. Please note that PFP is not available for detailed route hearings

Frequently asked questions

In response to your feedback, updated PFP forms and guide were released on 13 July 2017.

Current Funding Opportunities

Current Funding Opportunities
Project Funding Envelope Deadline
Energy East and Eastern Mainline Projects
increased from $5M to $10M
on 2016-06-09

Update posted on 19 May 2017. To date PFP has awarded over 60% of the $10M. After the new Panel makes further hearing process decisions, the PFP will announce when and how to apply for the remaining funds with priority given to eligible intervenors that have no funding.

For recipients that have signed a contribution agreement, you must submit a claim form [PDF 166 KB] to receive payment for your eligible costs incurred.

Enbridge Pipelines Inc. – Line 21 Replacement Program
$100,000 announced
on 2017-03-16
The application deadline has passed. For recipients that have signed a contribution agreement, you must submit a claim form [PDF 166 KB] to receive payment for your eligible costs incurred.
Nova Gas Transmission Ltd – Peace River Mainline Abandonment Project
$500,000 announced
on 2016-10-18
The application deadline has passed. For recipients that have signed a contribution agreement, you must submit a claim form [PDF 166 KB] to receive payment for your eligible costs incurred.
Westcoast Energy Inc. (Carrying on business as Spectra Energy Transmission) – Wyndwood Pipeline Expansion Project
$250,000 announced
on 2016-12-15
The application deadline has passed. For recipients that have signed a contribution agreement, you must submit a claim form [PDF 166 KB] to receive payment for your eligible costs incurred. You must submit a final claim by 30 August 2017 at the latest.
Manitoba Hydro – Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project
$250,000 announced
on 2017-02-07
Please submit your PFP application form [WORD 116 KB] by 18 August 2017.
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. – Albersun Pipeline Asset Purchase
$80,000 announced
on 2017-02-07
For recipients that have signed a contribution agreement, you must submit a claim form [PDF 166 KB] to receive payment for your eligible costs incurred. You must submit a final claim by 28 September 2017 at the latest.

Pending Funding Opportunities

A funding envelope will be announced after the level of interest has been determined for each project.

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