Grants

Grant applications may be submitted by email to prrd.dc@prrd.bc.ca, dropped off at our Dawson Creek or Fort St John office or mailed to PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4H8.

Check out the video below to see how King’s Valley Christian Camp put their 2015 Recreational and Cultural Grants-in-Aid funding to work building a well needed bunkhouse. 

Rural Grants

Rural Recreational & Cultural Grant-in-Aid

Application Intake: January 31, 2018
Purpose: To support recreational, social and cultural non-profit organizations located throughout the electoral areas of the region with grant funding for capital projects, programming, insurance and special events.
Guides & Forms:
GIA Program Guide
Grant-in-Aid Policy
Application Checklist
Application Form
Claim Form
Claim Form
Annual Report
Funding Amendment
Funding Recognition – Recipient Guidelines

 Previous Grants-in-Aid Recipients:
2017 Grants-In-Aid Recipients
2016 Grants-In-Aid Recipients
2015 Grants-In-Aid Recipients

Rural Scholarships & Bursaries
At the discretion of the Electoral Area Director, funding may be budgeted each year for the purposes to provide a post-secondary scholarships and/or bursaries intended to assist students who reside in the rural community and are graduating from high school with the cost of tuition, text books and/or course materials.   Awards are offered in the following areas:

NPSS – Electoral Area B Bursary & Electoral Area C Scholarship
DCSS – Sub Regional Academic Scholarship & Sub Regional Trades Bursary
CWSS – Electoral Area E Bursary  (2)

Applications are adjudicated by a School District appointed Selection Committee on the basis of residency, academic standing, community involvement, financial need and acceptance to a post-secondary institution.   Students should contact their Academic Advisor at either Chetwynd Secondary School (CWSS), Dawson Creek Secondary School (DCSS) or North Peace Secondary School (NPSS) to learn more.  

Rural Fair Share & Rural Gas Tax Grants

Application Intake:  Year Round
Purpose: To support rural infrastructure and services.
Policy & Forms:
Fair Share & Gas Tax Policies 
Grant Request Application Form
Electrical Extension Grant Application 
Natural Gas Extension Grant Application 
Grant Claim Form
Funding Recognition – Recipient Guidelines

 Rural Youth Travel Grants

Applications received on an ongoing basis by letter of request
Purpose: Youth travel grants may be provided to youth sports organizations or individual players who have qualified to compete at a provincial, national or international competition. 
Policy:

Youth Travel Policy

Regional Grants

Recreational Trails Grants

Next ication Intake: November 15, 2017
Purpose: To provide support and supplemental funding to non-profit organizations for the development, maintenance and improvement of recreational trails within the region for public use.
Policy & Forms:
Recreational Trails Grant Policy
Application Form (Schedule A)
Claim Form (Schedule B)
Checklist (Schedule D) 
Annual Project Report (Schedule C)
Funding Amendment (Schedule E)
Funding Recognition – Recipient Guidelines

Grants to Community Organizations

Application Intake:  Year Round
Purpose: To support regional events that have an economic benefit to the region.
Policy & Forms:
Grants to Community Organizations Policy
Grants to Community Organizations Application Form
Funding Recognition – Recipient Guidelines 

 Search & Rescue Grants

Application Intake: May 31, 2018
Purpose: To supplement the operating funds for Search and Rescue groups in the PRRD.
Policy & Forms:
Search & Rescue Grant Policy
Search & Rescue Grant Application
Search & Rescue Grant Claim Form