NEW Grant Writer Services

The PRRD understands that Grant Writing can be an overwhelming and time consuming task for many community organizations. The PRRD is pleased to announce it now offers a Grant Writer Service to organizations within the region. This free services is provided through Adlard Environmental Ltd. who can help various community groups with applying for potential Non-PRRD funded grants. A Grant Writer can assist to identify potential funding opportunities, define project goals and budgets, research and submit grant applications. To contact the Grant Writer email or call 1-867-456-7596 or 250-262-2941

Where to begin: Grant Writing Worksheet


Adlard Environmental Ltd is offering free grant writing workshops on June 11 in the North Peace and 12 in the South Peace. Details and contact information are in the below Newsletter. The content is the same at all workshops. If you can’t make the workshops but are thinking of or are preparing a grant application, please contact Adlard for assistance

Newsletter Spring 2018

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:
2018 Grants-in-Aid Recipients
2017 Grants-In-Aid Recipients
2016 Grants-In-Aid Recipients

Rural Scholarships & Bursaries

At the discretion of the Electoral Area Director, funding may be budgeted each year to provide a post-secondary scholarships and/or bursaries to students of the rural community graduating from high school. The intent is to assist 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 on the basis of residency, academic standing, community involvement, financial need and acceptance to a post-secondary institution. A Selection Committee, appointed by the School District, will review the applications and determine the recipients of the scholarship or bursary.   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 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. Youth Travel Policy 

NOTE – All Grant applications may be submitted by email to, by mail to PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4H8, or in person to our the Dawson Creek or Fort St John office. 

Regional Grants

Recreational Trails Grants
Next Application 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 Form
Search & Rescue Grant Claim Form


NOTE – All Grant applications may be submitted by email to, by mail to PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4H8, or in person to our the Dawson Creek or Fort St John office.