Applications Now Accepted for Next Round of Manitoba Mineral Development Fund Grants


Applications are now being accepted for the next intake of the Manitoba Mineral Development Fund. Since the program launched in July 2020, the fund has approved more than $9.8 million towards a range of mining and economic development projects across Manitoba, authorized 60 projects, created 283 short term jobs, 152 long term jobs, 152 partnerships, and leveraged investments of more than $61 million.   

The Manitoba Mineral Development Fund is a $20M provincial fund, administered by the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, that provides funding for northern economic development and mining projects that create Indigenous partnerships, increase local employment, and stimulate investment in Northern Manitoba.   

2023-2024 intake deadlines are:    

  • Sept. 5, 2023  
  • Nov. 7, 2023  
  • Jan. 9, 2024  
  • Mar. 7, 2024  

The goal of the Manitoba Mineral Development Fund (MMDF) is to increase mineral exploration and development, support workforce and business development to strengthen the mining supply chain, advance economic reconciliation through meaningful partnerships with Indigenous communities, businesses, and the mining sector and support economic development in mining communities impacted by changes in mining activity.  

For more information on the Manitoba Mineral Development Fund, visit