GRANT - BC Rural Dividend  Program: Fifth Round Intake

Eligible Applicants:

Local Government

  • A municipal government or regional district established by or under B.C. legislation with a population of 25,000 people or less.
  • An unincorporated area with a population of 25,000 people or less whose application is submitted through a regional district or a not-for-profit organization.

First Nations

  • A band council within the meaning of Section 2 of the federal Indian Act or any successor to a band council established under federal legislation, governing bodies of treaty First Nations, Nisga’a Lisims Government and a Nisga’a Village Government.
  • Projects submitted by First Nations applicants must take place within the geographic boundaries of an eligible community.
  • A corporation controlled by a First Nation incorporated under an Act of Canada, or a province or territory of Canada, and in good standing under the relevant Act.

Not-for-profit Organization

  • An organization incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation or society formed under an Act of Canada or a province or territory of Canada and in good standing under the relevant Act.
  • Not-for-profit co-operatives incorporated as community service co-ops under the BC Co-operative Association Act are considered eligible as a not-for-profit organization.
  • Not-for-profit organizations must have a B.C. location and be active in the Province.
  • Not-for-profit organizations that have received significant foundational funding from the Province are not eligible applicants.

Accepting Applications: June 1 – July 31, 2018

Eligible funding request: 3 Funding Steams

  1. Project Development – up to 100% of total project cost to a maximum of $10,000
  2. Single Application – up to 80% of total project cost to a maximum of $100,000
  3. Partnerships – up to 60% of the total project cost to a maximum of $500,000

Eligible projects: 4 Categories

  1. Community Capacity Building
  2. Workforce Development
  3. Community and Economic Development
  4. Business Sector Development

 

Website: Here

Contact info:
250-356-7950
ruraldividend@gov.bc.ca