Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s service performance reporting for grants and contributions

Service standards for our grants and contributions programs state the level of performance applicants and recipients can reasonably expect under normal circumstances. Effective in fiscal year 2017 to 2018, the service standards are:

A payment is processed within 10 days of the requisition for payment.

Achieving these service standards is a shared responsibility between recipients and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). Recipients must:

If we are unable to meet our service standard timelines, we will inform recipients about the delay.

Grants and contributions programs' standards and targets in fiscal year 2017 to 2018

    Aquatic Resource and Oceans Management Program (AAROM)

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 7 calendar days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 calendar days
      • Requisition for payment: 25 calendar days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy (AFS)

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 7 calendar days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 calendar days
      • Requisition for payment: 25 calendar days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk (AFSAR)

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 7 calendar days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 calendar days
      • Requisition for payment: 25 calendar days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF): Contribution program to support Atlantic Canada's fish and seafood sector

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 45 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 15 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Atlantic Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative (AICFI)

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 7 calendar days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 calendar days
      • Requisition for payment: 25 calendar days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 70 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 70 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Coastal Restoration Fund (CRF): Support to the development and implementation of coastal restoration plans, identify restoration priorities, implement projects, and address threats to marine species located on Canada's coasts

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 13 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 30 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Contributions to support participation in comprehensive maritime training and exercising in order to support response to all pollution spills in Canadian waters and waters under international agreements

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 60 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 70 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Contributions to support the Aquatic Invasive Species program

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 20 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 30 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Divestiture of surplus lighthouses

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 2 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 5 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 10 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Indigenous Community: Boat Volunteer Program

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 70 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 70 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Northern Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative (NICFI)

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 7 calendar days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 calendar days
      • Requisition for payment: 25 calendar days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Ocean and Freshwater Science Contribution Program (OFSCP)

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 45 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 15 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Oceans Management Grant Program to support Indigenous Groups in the development and implementation of oceans conservation and management activities

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 15 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 45 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Oceans Management Contribution Program: to support development and implementation of oceans conservation and management activities

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 15 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 45 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Pacific Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative (PICFI)

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 7 calendar days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 calendar days
      • Requisition for payment: 25 calendar days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 13 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 30 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Small Craft Harbours Class Contribution Program for harbour capacity building and operational and capacity support

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 15 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Small Craft Harbours divestiture: Grant program for the disposal of small craft harbours

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 5 business days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 business days
      • Requisition for payment: 15 business days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%
    Treaty Related Measures (TRM)

    Standards:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 7 calendar days
      • Notification of the funding decision: 30 calendar days
      • Requisition for payment: 25 calendar days

    Target:

      • Acknowledgement of the receipt of an application or proposal: 90%
      • Notification of the funding decision: 90%
      • Requisition for payment: 90%

Service performance from previous years