Capital Project Grants

The Community Gaming Grants program distributes $5 million per year to capital projects with a total cost of more than $20,000 undertaken by eligible not-for-profit organizations. 


Information on Capital Project Grants is provided in the Information Bulletin. Detailed eligibility criteria will be released in the summer of 2017.

Organization Eligibility Not-for-profit organizations providing programs or services of direct benefit to the broader community.
Viable capital projects that are primarily for community benefit and are accessible to the public will be considered in three categories:
  • Facilities: construction, renovation or maintenance of facilities.
  • Community infrastructure: public amenities such as docks, parks or playgrounds.
  • Acquisitions: the purchase of fixed capital assets for long-term use, including vehicles. 
Financial Eligibility Applicants must have matching funds. 
Grant Amount Up to $250,000 per project, for up to 50 per cent of total project costs. 

A maximum of one Capital Project Grant will be awarded per project. Successful applicants are ineligible to re-apply for additional funding for the same project in subsequent years.
Application One application per organization per year.

An organization may apply for both a Capital Project Grant and a Community Gaming Grant/PAC & DPAC Grant in the same year. 
Application Period Apply from Aug 1 to Sept 30
Final notification*: Dec 31

*Final notification date is the latest date that applicants will be notified about the result of their application.
Processing Fee None
Processing Time Applicants will be notified by the appropriate final notification date (see above).

Online Service

Apply for a gambling event licence or gaming grant, check your application status, or report gambling wrongdoing.


Read the B.C. Community Gaming Grants Review (PDF).

More gaming grant reports are available at Reports, Publications, & Statistics and at DataBC.

Contact Information

Contact the Community Gaming Grants Branch if you have questions about gaming grants in B.C.

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