The Community Access Program (CAP) provides financial contributions and technical assistance for access roads, trails, docks and wharves.
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Project proposals are accepted year-round and should be supported by community leadership. All communities in the NWT are encouraged to apply for program funding for construction projects that meet the following community needs:
- Access roads to hunting, fishing, wood harvesting, and community recreational areas.
- Trails connecting to the community for walking, hiking, recreational and traditional activities (camps, archaeological sites).
- Docks and wharves to support boating and marine activities, as well as harvesting (including fishing and hunting) and recreational uses.
- Winter access to granular sources.
The program is application‐based and funding is allocated according to the merit of a project proposal and level of community support received. Project proposals are accepted year-round and must be supported by community leadership.
The following is a guide to the information required when submitting a proposal to the Department of Infrastructure requesting contribution funding from the Community Access Program. The Department will evaluate proposals based on the information provided.
If a proposal meets CAP requirements and is approved, but insufficient budget monies remain in a particular fiscal year to proceed, the proposal is deferred forward to the next fiscal year.
To apply, please contact your Regional Superintendent and submit a project proposal:
- North Slave Region
New Government Building
5015 49th Street
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2L9
Phone: 867-767-9089 (extension 31194)
- South Slave Region
76 Capital Drive
Hay River, NT, X0E 1G2
- Dehcho Region
Second floor, Nahendeh Kue Building
9706 100 Street
Fort Simpson, NT, X0E 0N0
- Beaufort Delta Region
106 Veterans Way
Bag Service #1
Inuvik, NT, X0E 0T0
- Sahtu Region
1st Floor Combıned Servıces Building
Norman Wells, NT, X0E 0V0