Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP)
Climate action is a key provincial priority and local governments are key partners in helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create complete, compact and energy-efficient communities.
The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) is a conditional grant program that provides funding to BC Climate Action Charter (Charter) signatories equivalent to one hundred percent of the carbon taxes they pay directly. This funding supports local governments in their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and move forward on achieving their Charter goals.
To be eligible for the conditional grant, local governments must:
Amount of Grant
New Reporting Format - Single Online Survey
This year’s CARIP reporting process consists of a single online survey – the 2015 CARIP Climate Action/Carbon Neutral Progress Survey – that combines the two surveys from last year into one. The 2015 online survey (created using FluidSurveys) has been simplified to make reporting easier. A link to the online survey has been sent directly, via email to each local government Financial Officer.
An optional template (.DOC 292 KB) can be used to assist in collecting data for the 2015 CARIP Climate Action/Carbon Neutral Progress Survey.
If you have trouble opening or accessing the links or have any questions regarding the survey, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Detailed instructions (.PDF 477 KB) )about how to use the survey process are also available.
April 1, 2016: Before this date it is recommended that local governments undertake the following steps:
For more detailed guidance about the Program, including how to complete the Carbon Tax Calculation Form, please see the CARIP Program Guide for 2015 Claims (.PDF, 555 KB). If you are unable to submit the forms by email, please call 250 387-4060.
2015 CARIP Report
CARIP Public Report 2015 Summary (.PDF, 665 KB)
2014 CARIP Report
CARIP Public Report 2014 Summary (.PDF, 798 KB)
2013 CARIP Reports
CARIP Public Report 2013 Summary (.PDF, 709 KB)
List of Community-wide Actions 2013 (.XLS, 918 KB) – This is an Excel spreadsheet that lists all of the community-wide actions reported in the 2013 CARIP Public Reports. The lists are organized by size of community and type of action.
List of Corporate Actions 2013 (.XLS, 592 KB) – This is an Excel spreadsheet that lists all of the corporate actions taken as reported in the 2013 CARIP Public Reports. The lists are organized by size of community and type of action.
2012 CARIP Reports
CARIP Public Report 2012 Summary (.PDF, 857KB)
List of Community-wide Actions 2012 (.XLS, 6.1MG)
List of Corporate Actions 2012 (.XLS, 3.5MG)
2011 CARIP Reports
CARIP Public Report 2011 Summary (.PDF, 277KB)
List of Community-wide Actions 2011 (.XLS, 3.7MG)
List of Corporate Actions 2011 (.XLS, 3.66MG)
2010 CARIP Reports
CARIP Public Report 2010 Summary (.PDF, 275KB)
CARIP Action Highlights List 2010 (.PDF, 200KB)
List of Community-wide Actions (.XLS, 428KB)
List of Corporate Actions (.XLS, 1.7MG)