Supplementary Information Tables for the 2019–20 Departmental Plan: Disclosure of Transfer Payment Programs Under $5 million

Disclosure of transfer payment programs under $5 million

General information

Name of transfer payment program

Class Grants & Contributions Program (Voted)

End date

Ongoing

Type of transfer payment

Grant

Type of appropriation

Annually through the Estimates

Link to the department’s Program Inventory

Scientific, Regulatory and Public Information

Main objective

The objectives of the Class Grants and Contributions Program are to enable the research, development and management of activities that contribute to the objectives of the Research and Support Program in order to reduce uncertainties regarding health, safety, security and environmental issues.

Planned spending in 2019–20 (dollars)

$75,000

Fiscal year of last completed evaluation

2014–15

Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation (if applicable)

N/A – CNSC’s Grants & Contribution Program falls below the reference level established by the Policy on Results for evaluation of ongoing G&Cs programs of $5M average expenditure per year.

General targeted recipient groups

Eligible recipients include:

  • Canadian, foreign and multinational non-profit organizations
  • Canadian and foreign academic institutions
  • Canadian provincial, territorial, municipal and/or regional governments
  • Foreign government departments and agencies

Name of transfer payment program

Class Grants & Contributions Program (Voted)

End date

Ongoing

Type of transfer payment

Contribution

Type of appropriation

Annually through the Estimates

Link to the department’s Program Inventory

Scientific, Regulatory and Public Information

Main objective

The objectives of the Class Grants and Contributions Program are to enable the research, development and management of activities that contribute to the objectives of the Research and Support Program in order to reduce uncertainties regarding health, safety, security and environmental issues.

Planned spending in 2019–20 (dollars)

$1,889,127

Fiscal year of last completed evaluation

2014–15

Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation (if applicable)

N/A – CNSC’s Grants & Contribution Program falls below the reference level established by the Policy on Results for evaluation of ongoing G&Cs programs of $5M average expenditure per year.

General targeted recipient groups

Eligible recipients include:

  • Canadian, foreign and multinational non-profit organizations
  • Canadian and foreign academic institutions
  • Canadian provincial, territorial, municipal and/or regional governments
  • Foreign government departments and agencies

Name of transfer payment program

Participant Funding Program (voted)

End date

Ongoing

Type of transfer payment

Contribution

Type of appropriation

Appropriated annually through estimates

Link to the department’s Program Inventory

Scientific, Regulatory and Public Information

Main objective

The objective of the Participant Funding Program is to support the participation of Indigenous peoples, members of the public, and stakeholders in environmental assessments and in public Commission hearings or proceedings.

Planned spending in 2019–20 (dollars)

$1,750,076

Fiscal year of last completed evaluation

2015–16

Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation (if applicable)

N/A - CNSC’s Grants & Contribution Program falls below the reference level established by the Policy on Results for evaluation of ongoing G&Cs programs of $5M average expenditure per year.

General targeted recipient groups

Eligible recipients include:

  • Individuals, Indigenous peoples, landowners, incorporated not-for-profit organizations, or other interest groups who seek to intervene in the decision-making and/or public review processes for projects in which they have a meaningful interest and can bring value-added information to the Commission.
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