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Nunavut Prospectors Program (NPP) Applications

16 January 2018

Public Service Announcement

Nunavut Prospectors Program (NPP) Applications


Are you a prospector?

The Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is accepting applications for the Prospectors Program.

You may be eligible for up to $8,000 to help pay for assistant wages, materials and supplies when you are out looking for minerals.

Eligible applicants must:

  • Be a Nunavut resident
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have prospecting experience or have completed the Introduction to Prospecting course

Deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.

For more information, call 1-888-975-5999, email or visit and click on the Programs/Funding tab. You can also visit your regional EDT or hamlet office for assistance.


Media contact:

Matthew Illaszewicz
Manager, Communications
Department of Economic Development and Transportation