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Infrastructure Grants


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The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development provides infrastructure funding to local governments through a variety of conditional and unconditional grant programs.
 

For more detailed information on funding for local governments please consult the Local Government Grants Act and regulations.

 

A complete list of grants available to local governments can be obtained from CivicInfo BC.
 



Current Grant Programs

    B.C. Community Water Improvement Program - Communities Component
    • Provincial funding program to improve water and wastewater infrastructure.
    • Program fully allocated.

    Building Canada Fund - Communities Component

    • Provincial and Federal funding for infrastructure works.
    • Application intake closed - all successful projects have been announced. Funding for this program is now fully committed.

    Clean Water and Wastewater Fund
    • Provincial and Federal funding for the rehabilitation of water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and the planning and design of future facilities and upgrades to existing systems.
    • Application intake closed - all successful projects have been announced. Funding for this program is now fully committed.

    Community Recreation Program
    • Provincial funding for local government capital projects that make communities healthier, more active places in which to live.
    • Application intake closed - all successful projects have been announced. Funding for this program is now fully committed.

    Infrastructure Planning Grant Program
    • Provincial funding program for long-term plans and assessment studies to support local government infrastructure.
    • Year Round Open Intake
      (Next Deadline: July 12, 2017)


    New Building Canada Fund - Small Communities Fund

    • Provincial and Federal funding for infrastructure works.
    • Application intake closed - all successful projects have been announced. Funding for this program is now fully committed.

Past Grant Programs

     

    B.C, Spirit Squares

    • Provincial funding program for capital projects to create/improve outdoor public meeting and celebration spaces.
    • Progam fully allocated.

    Canada/BC Infrastructure Program
    • Provincial and Federal funding for infrastructure works.
    • Program fully allocated.

    Canada/BC Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
    • Provincial and Federal funding for infrastructure works.
    • Program fully allocated.

    Infrastructure Stimulus Fund

    • Federal and Provincial funding for construction-ready infrastructure projects to provide short-term stimulus to the economy.
    • Application intake closed - all successful projects have been announced. Funding for this program is now fully committed.

    LivesmartBC Green Cities Awards

    • Provincial award program for communities leading change in developing sustainable and healthy communities.
    • Award funding fully allocated.

    LocalMotion

    • Provincial funding program for bike paths, walkways and greenways and building seniors-friendly and disability-friendly communities.
    • Progam fully allocated.

     

    Towns for Tomorrow
    • Provincial capital funding program for municipalities with populations up to 15,000 and regional districts submitting applications for communities with populations of 15,000 persons or less.
    • Program fully allocated.

If you require more information please contact the Infrastructure and Finance Branch at 250 387-4060.
 

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