Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program

The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the safety and security of all Canadians. The Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program (SIP) provides time-limited funding and support for communities at risk of hate-motivated incidents/crime to enhance security measures at their gathering spaces.

The Expanded Security Infrastructure Program (SIP)

We are pleased to announce that the expanded Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program (SIP) is currently accepting applications. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until March 31, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), or until all funding has been allocated.

All projects supported through the expanded SIP must be completed and all funding spent by March 31, 2024. Applications for funding will be assessed on a first-come, first-served basis. Approved project proposals are eligible for funding up to a maximum of 50% of total eligible project costs. 

To apply for the expanded SIP funding, you must send a completed application form, budget template and any additional required documents, as applicable, to

For helpful tips on completing your application, please refer to the following resources:

If you have any immediate questions regarding the expanded SIP, please send an e-mail to:

The Security Infrastructure Program (SIP)

The SIP 2023 Call for Applications is now closed and is no longer accepting applications. To stay informed about future Call for Applications and Information Sessions consider subscribing to our mailing list. In the unfortunate event that your facility experiences a severe hate-motivated incident, you may qualify for funding via the SHMIS stream, which remains accessible throughout the year.

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