National Energy Board – 2017–18 Departmental Plan

Supplementary information tables

Disclosure of transfer payment programs of $5 million or more

General information

General information
Name of transfer payment program National Energy Board Participant Funding Program (PFP)
Payments are statutory
Start date 2010
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Contribution
Type of appropriation The program is appropriated annually through Estimates.
Fiscal year for terms and conditions PFP was expanded in June 2015 to include Environmental Assessments of designated projects as per the CEAA 2012 Regulations Designating Physical Activities.
Link to department’s Program Inventory Core Responsibility: Energy Adjudication
Program: Participant Funding
Description The National Energy Board’s (NEB) Participant Funding Program provides funding to facilitate the participation of interveners in hearings with respect to new or abandonment projects for pipelines or power lines and Environmental Assessments of designated projects.
Expected results Expected result: Participant funding enables the participation of eligible applicants.
Performance measure: Percentage of participant funding recipients who agree that Participant Funding enabled their participation in an adjudication process.
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2015–16
Decision following the results of last evaluation Continuation
Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation 2020–21
General targeted recipient groups Eligible recipients include: individuals, Aboriginal groups, and unincorporated or incorporated non-industry not-for-profit organizations.
Initiatives to engage applicants and recipients Applicants and recipients can contact PFP by email or phone for support.
PFP Application and Claim forms capture feedback from applicants and recipients.
DRF Consultation on PFP proposed measures.

Planning information (dollars)

Planning information (dollars)
Type of transfer payment 2016–17
Total grants
Total contributions $1,072,000 $5,364,067 $1,364,067 $1,364,067
Total other types of transfer payments
Total program $1,072,000 $5,364,067 $1,364,067 $1,364,067
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