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Prospecting funding available

04 April 2016 

Public Service Announcement 

Prospecting funding available 

The Government of Nunavut is accepting applications to the Nunavut Prospectors Program. 

If eligible, you could receive up to $8,000 yearly to help pay for wages, materials, supplies and transportation to explore for rocks and minerals. 

To be eligible, you must: 

  • be a Nunavut resident 
  • be 18 years of age or older 
  • have a prospecting licence or experience 

The deadline to apply is April 30, 2016. 

For more information, please call toll free at 1-888-975-5999, email or visit our website at, and click on the Programs/Funding tab. 


Media contact:

Matthew Illaszewicz 
Manager, Communications 
Department of Economic Development and Transportation