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The Community Adjustment Fund is designed to be flexible in the kind of projects it will support. How quickly a project can be delivered, how many jobs it will support, and whether or not it displaces other federal programs are all among selection criteria.
The following types of activities are examples of projects or initiatives that could be funded under the Community Adjustment Fund in eligible communities:
Forestry: economic diversification initiatives, forest improvement activities, trail infrastructure, silviculture activities etc.
Mining: demonstration of new mining technologies, remediation and rehabilitation of abandoned mine sites etc.
Fisheries: support for marketing and promotion of fish products, initiatives to improve market access etc.
Agriculture: infrastructure development aimed at enhancing agricultural production, development of value-added opportunities in agri-food production etc.
Manufacturing: investments in machinery or equipment, remediation or repurposing of closed facilities, assistance related to the launch of new products lines or the development and implementation of process improvements etc.
Investments in community infrastructure and/or tourism infrastructure enhancements may also be considered in eligible communities.