BC Rural Dividend Program Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

This document includes commonly asked questions about the Rural Dividend program, including updates to the program, mandatory supporting documentation and eligibility:

Rural Dividend Webinars

The following webinar was delivered on July 15, 2019 and answers frequently asked questions and provides recommendations and tips for developing strong applications for the Rural Dividend Program:

Rural Dividend Info Session: Application Tips and FAQ's

The following webinar was delivered on June 13, 2019 and includes information for new applicants, how to apply to the program, and highlights of what's new for the sixth application intake period:

Rural Dividend Info Session: 6th Intake Overview and Updates

Tools & Funding Programs

This document provides a list of government resources that rural communities might consider when developing projects to support their communities. 

The Program encourages potential applicants to review other sources of infrastructure funding prior to applying to the Rural Dividend. These sources of funding may be more suitable for infrastructure based projects.

Economic Development Grant Databases

Currently, both the Government of British Columbia and Civic Info BC provide online databases of sources for funding and grants. These databases can assist applicants in identifying additional sources of funding to support their project.