Step 1: Check Eligibility

To qualify for MMDF funding, an organization must prove that it meets the following minimum eligibility requirements:

Eligibility Description
Eligible Recipients Municipal or regional governments established by or under provincial statute
A private sector body including for-profit & not-for-profit organizations (incorporated organizations must be incorporated or registered under The Corporations Act to conduct business in Manitoba)
An Indigenous organization or community as represented by their leadership.
Eligible Projects Must be located within the Province of Manitoba
Must be located in northern Manitoba (north of the 53rd parallel) OR relate to or support the mineral development industry.
Must demonstrate tangible economic benefits (e.g. maintaining current employment, job creation or enhancement, incremental income or businesses and government revenues within an identifiable time frame).

Step 2: Review Program Guidelines

Our MMDF program guidelines describe our fund’s objectives, projected outcomes, level of governance, the selection criteria for projects, grant requirements, and project reporting.

Step 3: Complete online application

Applications open one month prior to deadline and are reviewed the following month.

Deadlines for applications are as follows:

  • September 5, 2023
  • November 7, 2023
  • January 9, 2024
  • March 7, 2024

Step 4: Application Review

Once you have filled the application form, connect with our MMDF staff to review your application.

Step 5: Application Decision

Our application review committee consists of experts who examine each application and recommend it to the board for approval.

Meet our Application Review Committee.