Applicant's Guide

The Applicant's Guide for the Boating Safety Contribution Program will help you prepare your application for funding.

You may browse the guide on-line from the links below or download the PDF version. PDF version not available at this time.

Eligible Recipients

Organizations must qualify as one of the following eligible recipients (please see Guide Section 2.3):

  • Not-for-Profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs);
  • Public Safety Organizations;
  • Educational Institutions;
  • Healthcare Institutes;
  • Organizations associated with facilities specializing in safety and medical research
  • Enforcement services; and
  • Provincial, Territorial and Municipal Governments


You must use these proposal and budget & cash flow templates when preparing your application. You can view them on-line or download them to fill them out.

A. Project proposal template

B. Proposed budget & cash flow template

Submitting your Application Package

Application deadline - Closed

The deadline for the receipt of project submissions under the BSCP for fiscal year 2015-16 ended on October 15, 2014.  The Program will post a Call for Proposal in late Spring 2015 for projects to commence in fiscal year 2016-17.  Please continue to check the website for updates & application information.

All project applicants must use the BSCP templates and submit signed proposals that are complete, accurate and comprehensive. They must also include legal documents that confirm the organizations as an entity. Missing or incomplete information may result in the Program rejecting your application.

You may submit your application to the electronic mailing address or to the postal address below by the application deadline. No extensions will be granted.

Electronic Submissions

All electronic application packages must be in MS Word, MS Excel or PDF format. Email them to

Mail Submissions

Mail hard-copy applications to:

Boating Safety Contribution Program 
Transport Canada 
330 Sparks St., Place de Ville – Tower C (AHEC) 
Ottawa, ON 
K1A 0N5

Note: Transport Canada will confirm receipt of all application packages.

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