Strategic Priorities Fund

Description

The Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) is an application based program available to local governments and other recipients outside of the Greater Vancouver Regional District to support infrastructure and capacity building projects that are either larger in scale, regional in impact or innovative, and align with the program objectives of productivity and economic growth, a clean environment and strong cities and communities.

The SPF program has two funding streams: capital infrastructure and capacity building.

Special Requirements

Under the Renewed Gas Tax Agreement, eligible project categories have been expanded to the following:

  • public transit
  • local roads and bridges 
  • community energy systems
  • drinking water 
  • wastewater
  • solid waste
  • disaster mitigation
  • recreational infrastructure
  • cultural infrastructure
  • tourism infrastructure
  • sport infrastructure
  • local and regional airports
  • short-line rail
  • short-sea shipping
  • broadband connectivity
  • highways
  • brownfield redevelopment
  • capacity building

Last updated: October 3, 2016