Nova Scotia Mineral Resources Development Fund (MRDF)

Shared Funding Exploration Grants: >$20K up to $200K (50/50)
2019 - 2020 Grant Recipients

See Open File Map ME 2019-005 (September 2019)

Number

Company

Project Name

Commodity

Amount

MRDF-2019-SF-013

Transition Metals

Highland Gold

Gold

$100,000

MRDF-2019-SF-043

3302051 NS Ltd

Caribou UAV

Gold

$20,000

MRDF-2019-SF-045

Golden Kamala Resources

Egypt Road

Tin, Indium, Base Metals

$66,300

MRDF-2019-SF-050

3302051 NS Ltd

Goldenville

Gold

$30,000

MRDF-2019-SF-051

Heraldry Gold

Whiteburn Gold

Gold

$40,000

MRDF-2019-SF-053

Anaconda Mining

Goldboro

Gold

$43,000

MRDF-2019-SF-054

Seabourne Resources

Shot Rock

Gold

$43,000

MRDF-2019-SF-062

Seabourne Resources

Shot Rock

Gold

$30,600

Total

$372,900



Prospecting and Exploration Grants: Maximum $20K (plus $5K for student funding available)
2019 - 2020 Grant Recipients

See Open File Map ME 2019-005 (September 2019)

Number

Applicant

Company

Project Name

Commodity

Amount

MRDF-2019-PE-001

Billy Shaw

Beech Hill Gold

Gold

$16,500

MRDF-2019-PE-009

Bruce Mitchell

Ocean Lake

Gold

$19,000

MRDF-2019-PE-015

Perry MacKinnon

Cheticamp

Gold

$19,900

MRDF-2019-PE-016

John Shurko

21 Alpha Resources

New Ross

Manganese

$20,000

MRDF-2019-PE-017

Henry Schenkels

Erinville

Gold

$25,000

MRDF-2019-PE-019

Henry Schenkels

Ministers Brook

Gold

$20,000

MRDF-2019-PE-023

Henry Schenkels

Beaver Dam East

Gold

$3,200

MRDF-2019-PE-026

John Shurko

21 Alpha Resources

Cheticamp Gold

Gold

$20,000

MRDF-2019-PE-029

Rick Horne

Scratch Exploration

Ferry Lake

Gold

$18,000

MRDF-2019-PE-034

Perry MacKinnon

Meadowvale

Gold

$8,300

MRDF-2019-PE-035

Charles Banks

Castle Frederick

Lead, Zinc

$19,900

MRDF-2019-PE-041

Charles Banks

Inglisville Mountain

Cobalt

$19,900

MRDF-2019-PE-042

Alex MacKay

New Britain

Zinc, Lead, Silver

$14,500

MRDF-2019-PE-044

Brayden St. Pierre

Sugarloaf North

Gold

$16,800

MRDF-2019-PE-046

John Shurko

21 Alpha Resources

Fisset Brook

Gold, Silver, Copper

$20,000

MRDF-2019-PE-048

Arthur Blake Mowbray

Sugarloaf South

Gold

$24,000

MRDF-2019-PE-055

Bob Stewart

Pockwock

Gold

$20,200

MRDF-2019-PE-059

Peter Rogers

Basin Metals Ltd.

Wade Lake

Gold

$20,000

MRDF-2019-PE-061

Alex MacKay

Basin Metals Ltd.

Walton Quarry Road

Base metals (Cu, Pb, Zn) and Silver

$20,000

MRDF-2019-PE-068

Rick Horne

Scratch Exploration and Mining Corporation Ltd.

Lake Alma

Gold

$5,600

Total

$350,800



Major Project Grants: Maximum $500K or higher if required
2019 - 2020 Grant Recipients

Number

Applicant

Company

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2019-MP-008

Minerals Research Association of NS

Musquodoboit Valley Gypsum

$66,000

MRDF-2019-MP-040

Sandra Barr

Acadia University

Geological Interpretation of Seismic Refraction Profile

$15,000

Total

$81,000

Education, Outreach, and Engagement Grants: Maximum $50K
2019 - 2020 Grant Recipients

Number

Company

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2019-ED-006

Mining Association of Nova Scotia

Industry Education Conferences: Best Practices, Environmental Management

$36,900

Total

$36,900



Innovation Grants: Maximum $200K
2019 - 2020 Grant Recipients

Number

Applicant

Company

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2019-IN-010

Christa Boudreau, Robert Singer

Saint Mary's University

Cyanide Free Gold Recovery

$105,000

MRDF-2019-IN-080

Harrison Chao

Allied Foam Tech Corp.

Gypsum Products

$60,000

Total

$165,000



Research Grants: Maximum $90K
2018 - 2019 Grant Recipients

Number

Applicant

Company

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2019-RS-030

Deanne van Rooyen, Sandra Barr

Cape Breton University/Acadia University

Pluton Mineralization, Cape Breton

$10,800

MRDF-2019-RS-031

Donnelly Archibald, Sandra Barr

Saint Francis Xavier University/Acadia University

Eastern Meguma Terrane

$20,000

MRDF-2019-RS-032

Donnelly Archibald

Saint Francis Xavier University

Antigonish County Cu Fe Au Deposit

$46,500

MRDF-2019-RS-033

Graham Layne, Sandra Barr

Memorial University/Acadia University

Avalonian Mira Terrane

$15,100

MRDF-2019-RS-047

Erin Adlakha

Saint Mary's University

Co Ni Metallogeny Northern Meguma Terrane

$79,200

MRDF-2019-RS-057

Jacob Hanley

Saint Mary's University

Reducing Exploration Footprint in the Eastern Cobequid Highlands

$32,700

Total

$204,300

Tier II Marketing Grants: Maximum $90K
2019 - 2020 Grant Recipients

Number

Applicant

Project Name

Amount

MRDF-2019-MG-014

Mining Association of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Gold Show

$50,000

Total

$50,000