The Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF) is accepting submissions for funding to support natural gas cleantech research, demonstration and deployment innovation projects in Canada.

NGIF, created by the Canadian Gas Association (CGA), supports the funding of cleantech innovation in the natural gas value chain. It seeks to fill a technology development gap in the sector and invest in innovation enabling natural gas solutions for current and emerging challenges facing Canada’s energy system.  This call is for applications to NGIF’s Round 4 funding cycle.

With access to pooled capital, leveraged intelligence and a combined backyard across Canada to field test innovation, the natural gas industry selects and advances cleantech projects led by startups and organizations with the right innovation for market uptake and commercial viability.  NGIF’s Investment Committee includes CGA, ATCO, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., Énergir, FortisBC, Pacific Northern Gas Ltd., SaskEnergy and Union Gas Ltd.

Information on investment priorities, the continuous application intake process, the stage-gated investment model, and how to apply for funding can be found at