B.C. Municipalities Are Currently Eligible For Substantial Grant Funding
The Fairtax Team Offers The Highest Probability Of Securing Funding Through 3 Key Programs:
British Columbia’s ICIP Green Infrastructure – Environmental Quality Program
Communities in B.C can apply for a total federal and provincial contribution of 73.33% of eligible project costs to support infrastructure through the Environmental Quality Program. Canada and British Columbia governments are investing up to $150 million in the second intake of ICIP Green to support infrastructure projects in communities across the province.
The Green Infrastructure – Environmental Quality Program Intake closes February 26, 2020
Northern Development Initiative Trust – Connecting British Columbia
Funding can cover up to 50% of the total eligible project costs. Additionally, the program will use a baseline funding level of $250,000 per community in order to support the Program objectives. Funding can exceed this baseline in certain circumstances.
The program will invite applications for funding through successive intakes until funds are exhausted. The first intake deadline is February 15, 2020
Canada-B.C. Agri Innovation
The Canada-BC Agri-Innovation Program is designed to accelerate the pace of agrifood related innovation to enhance the sector’s competitiveness, sustainability, productivity and resiliency. Priority for funding will be given to funding activities identified to advance innovation and competitiveness in BC’s agriculture, food or agri-products sectors, and include:
- Advancement in plant, animal and food science
- Energy and waste management
- New product development and commercialization
- Improvements in soil, water and air quality
- Climate change adaptation
Funding is expected to be cost-shared, with significant potential for net benefit to the industry or agri-food region of the province. Eligible projects may be funded up to 75% in cases where the potential benefit to industry or municipality is demonstrated to be substantial.
The Canada-BC Agri-Innovation Program intake closes January 31, 2020