The Economic Diversification Infrastructure program provides up to $250,000 in funding for municipalities, regional districts, First Nations and non-profit organizations in Northern Development’s service area for projects that significantly strengthen the local economy via a major capital investment.
The program specifically targets funding for public multi-use facilities or capital investments that drive revenue and job creation and provide a long-term asset for the community.
Municipalities, regional districts, First Nations bands and registered non-profit organizations are eligible to apply to the program via Northern Development’s four regional development accounts.
Features and benefits of the program
- The program supports the diversification of local and regional economies through investment in major facilities that create a lasting asset for a community.
- The program also provides funding for public facilities and capital investments that directly creates new jobs and increases revenue in central and northern British Columbia.
- The program is geared toward municipalities, regional districts, First Nations bands and registered non-profit organizations across central and northern British Columbia, particularly those located in small communities and rural areas.
- Northern Development provides timely response to funding applications and rebate claims for communities and non-profits that wish to access funding through the program.
To learn more and to apply, head over to Northern Development Initiatives page by clicking here.