Program Updates and News

Program Updates:

Third Rural Dividend Intake Underway!

The third intake of the BC Rural Dividend Program is open from April 3, 2017 to May 31, 2017. Please review the new Program Guide and supporting documents prior to submitting your application.

Second Intake Complete

The second intake for the Rural Dividend is now complete. Congratulations to all successful applicants! 


Province accepting applications to Rural Dividend Fund April 3–May 31

New economic development strategy to build on B.C.’s rural advantages

BC Rural Dividend – over $750,000 granted to support rural families

BC Rural Dividend funds over $8 million in projects

BC Rural Dividend - over $464,000 granted for project development 

$75 million BC Rural Dividend helps small communities 

Rural Advisory Council members reappointed

Rural Advisory Council members announced