PRRD Grants

MainRegional Grant-in-Aid Recreational Trails GrantsSearch and Rescue GrantsRecreational and Cultural Grant-in-AidRural GrantsCemetery GrantsCOVID-19 Safe Restart Grant-in-AidContact

Regional Grants

Regional Grant-in-Aid
Financial assistance available to support community led projects or initiatives that are regional in scope and serve or benefit residents throughout the PRRD or in multiple electoral areas and municipalities. Grant categories include: Arts and Culture, Economic Development, Environmental, Heritage, Social, and Recreation.

Recreational Trails Grants
Funding aimed to provide financial assistance to projects that support the development, improvement and maintenance of recreational trails within the PRRD for public use.

Search and Rescue Grants
Financial assistance available for eligible Search and Rescue organizations, operating within the PRRD to  help with operational and minor capital requirements. 


Electoral Area Grants

Cemetery Grants
Funding that is intended to support capital expenditures and general operating costs of cemeteries that serve rural communities located in Electoral Areas B, C, D or E of the Peace River Regional District.

COVID-19 Safe Restart Grant-in-Aid
Financial assistance of up to a maximum of $5,000 per organization that is intended to assist eligible not-for-profit organizations who provide core community services in rural communities and have been impacted financially by COVID-19.

Recreational and Cultural Grant-in-Aid
Funding that is intended to support the operational and/or capital expenditures of eligible not-for-profit organizations who operate within Electoral Areas B, C, E and Sub-Regional (defined portion of Electoral Areas D and E) and provide recreation, arts, sports and social activities in rural communities. 

Rural Grants
Financial assistance available to assist with rural community led projects or initiatives that support the delivery of services in the rural communities of the PRRD and provide a benefit to the community at large.  

Regional Grant-in-Aid

Applications are not currently being accepted – At the Special Board Meeting held on February 17, 2021 the Regional Board passed the following resolution:

MOVED, SECONDED and CARRIED
That the Regional Board not accept applications for Regional Grant-in-Aid funding until the authorities under Supplementary Letters Patent 23 and 37 (Function 275) are brought up to a modern standard service establishment bylaw.

The Peace River Regional District offers a number of grant opportunities to organizations seeking financial assistance to support projects or initiatives that are regional in scope and serve or benefit residents throughout the regional district or in multiple electoral areas and municipalities.  Grant categories include: Arts/Culture, Economic Development, Environmental, Heritage, Social, and Recreation.

Application Deadline: Closed
Please submit applications to prrd.dc@prrd.bc.ca
Late applications will not be accepted. 

Regional Grant-In-Aid Policy 0340-35
Regional Grant-in-Aid Application
Acknowledging the Peace River Regional District

Recreational Trails Grants

Regional grant funding intended to provide eligible not-for-profit organizations with supplemental financial assistance to promote the development, maintenance and improvement of recreational trails within the region for public use.

Application Deadline: November 15th
Please submit applications to prrd.dc@prrd.bc.ca
Late applications will not be accepted.

Recreational Trails Grant-in-Aid Policy 0340-28
Schedule A – Trails Application Form
Schedule B – Trails Claim Form
Schedule C – Trails Annual Report Form
Schedule E – Trails Funding Amendment Form
Acknowledging the Peace River Regional District

Search and Rescue Grants

Regional grant funding intended to provide eligible Search and Rescue groups operating within the PRRD with financial assistance to supplement their operations and minor capital requirements. 

Application Deadline:  May 31st 
Please submit applications to prrd.dc@prrd.bc.ca
Late applications will not be accepted.

Health Related Services Grant-in-Aid Policy 0340-64
Search & Rescue Grant Application – Under Review
Acknowledging the Peace River Regional District

Recreational and Cultural Grant-in-Aid

Rural grant funding intended to support recreational, social and cultural non-profit organizations operating within the Electoral Areas B, C, E and Sub-Regional (a defined portion of D and E) with financial assistance to supplement their general operations, capital funds and special events.

Application  Deadline: January 31st
Please submit applications to prrd.dc@prrd.bc.ca
Late applications will not be accepted. 

Recreational & Cultural Grants-in-Aid Policy 0340-61
Application Form
Annual Report Form
Youth Travel Policy
Acknowledging the Peace River Regional District

2021 Grant Recipients – Recreational & Cultural GIA

Rural Grants

Rural grant funding intended to support rural infrastructure projects or initiatives that serve or benefit residents throughout the region.  Grants are available to rural not-for-profit organizations with the exception of  Natural Gas and Electrical Extension grants that are available to rural residents.  

Application Deadline:  Continuous Year-Round Intake
Please submit applications to prrd.dc@prrd.bc.ca

RBAC Funding Policies
Grant Application Form
Electrical Extension Grant Application
Natural Gas Extension Grant Application
Grant Claim Form
Acknowledging the Peace River Regional District

Cemetery Grants

Rural grant funding intended to support the operation and maintenance of cemeteries that serve rural communities located in Electoral Area B, C, D and E of the Peace River Regional District.   Funds may be issued to eligible community organizations and member municipalities to assist with capital projects and/or operational expenses.

Application Deadline:  Continuous Year-Round Intake
Please submit applications to prrd.dc@prrd.bc.ca

Cemetery Grant Policy 0340-59
Grant Application Form
Acknowledging the Peace River Regional District

COVID-19 Safe Restart Grant-in-Aid

Rural grant funding, up to a maximum of $5,000 per organization, intended to assist eligible not-for-profit organizations who provide core community services to rural communities, and have been impacted financially by COVID-19.    Core community services may be offered in the form or projects, programs or initiatives that are inclusive of all populations and are designed to improve, benefit and enhance the economic, social and environmental well-being of rural communities.  Some examples are:

  • Availability of arts and culture services and amenities
  • Creating or enhancing economic opportunities
  • Improvement, protection and preservation of the environment
  • Foster and encourage the region’s heritage values
  • Support health, wellness and diversity of all individuals and communities
  • Support the provision of sports or recreation activities, tournaments or events.

Application Deadline:  Continuous Year-Round Intake
Please submit applications to prrd.dc@prrd.bc.ca

COVID-19 Safe Restart GIA Policy 0340-66
COVID-19 Safe Restart Grant Application Form
Acknowledging the Peace River Regional District

Contact

Jill Rickert, Grant Coordinator

P: 250-784-3209
E: jill.rickert@prrd.bc.ca