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 100 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
NOTE: Local governments that do not submit a CARIP Public Report to the Province by the deadline of March 8, 2013 will not be eligible for their 2012 CARIP Grant.
Instructions on how to fill out the revised 2012 CARIP Public Reporting Template can be found in the first tab of the revised CARIP Public Report excel workbook. 2012 CARIP Public Reporting Template (.ZIP, 1.0 MG)
On or before March 8, 2013, local governments must also complete and make public their Final or Interim CARIP Public report and submit a copy to the Province. (Excel, non pdf version of the Template).
On or before March 8, 2013, a CARIP Public Report Attestation Form must also be completed and a scanned copy of the completed Form emailed to the Province at email@example.com. (This Form can be found on the last page of the Template)
For more information on the program, please call 250 387-4068. For more detailed guidance on the program, including how to complete the Carbon Tax Calculation form please see the CARIP Guidance 2012 (.PDF, 60KB)
The Carbon Tax Calculation Form must be certified by Local Government Financial Officers as outlined on the Form.
2011 CARIP Data Now Available
2011 CARIP Data: Demonstrating Progress and Sharing Best Practices
CARIP Public Report 2011 Summary (.PDF, 277KB)
CARIP Action Highlights List 2011 – coming soon
List of Community-wide Actions 2011 (.XLS, 3.7MG) – This is an Excel spreadsheet that lists all of the community-wide actions reported in the 2011 CARIP Public Reports. The lists are organized by size of community and type of action.
List of Corporate Actions 2011 (.XLS, 3.66MG) – This is an Excel spreadsheet that lists all of the corporate actions taken as reported in the 2011 CARIP Public Reports. The lists are organized by size of community and type of action.
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)