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

Rural Grants

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 Recreational & Cultural Grant-in-Aid

Next application deadline: January 31, 2017

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.

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 Previous Grants-in-Aid Recipients:

 Rural Scholarships & Bursaries

At the discretion of the Electoral Area Director, grant allocations for the purposes to provide a post-secondary scholarship or bursary may be budgeted each year; and is 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:

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

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

Applications received on an ongoing basis

Purpose: To support rural infrastructure and services.

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Search & Rescue Grants

Next application deadline: May 31, 2017

Purpose: To supplement the operating funds of the Search and Rescue groups in the Peace River Regional District.

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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 won the right to compete at a provincial, national or international competition. 



Regional Grants

Recreational Trails Grants

Next application deadline: November 15, 2016

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.

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Grants to Community Organizations

Applications received on an ongoing basis

Purpose: To support regional events that have an economic benefit to the region.

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